77 Canada & Canadian Quotes – Inspirational, Funny & Patriotic

God Bless America, But God Help Canada To Put Up With Them!

Canada Day is the national day of Canada. It is celebrated on July 1 every year since 1867 throughout Canada and by Canadians in other countries. Canada day is also known as Dominion day.

Following are the quotes about Canada and Canadians including funny Canada quotes, Inspirational and Patriotic:

77 Canada & Canadian Quotes – Funny – Inspirational – Patriotic

“Give your head a shake. This is the greatest country in the world.” » Curtis Sanderson

“A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe.” » Pierre Berton


We Have It All. We Have Great Diversity Of People, We Have A Wonderful Land, And We Have Great Possibilities. So All Those Things Combined There'S Nowhere Else I'D Rather Be. » Bob Rae


“I am so excited about Canadians ruling the world.” » (Prime Minister) John Diefenbaker.


“Down in Newfoundland, we can hardly sleep for wondering when St. Pierre and Miquelon are going to invade.” » John Crosbie


“It’s never felt more Canadian to be Canadian than it does now.” » Douglas Coupland


“A constitution nursed upon the oxygen of our bright winter atmosphere makes its owner feel as though he could toss about the pine trees in his glee.” » Lord Dufferin Factslides.com


“Let us be French, let us be English, but most importantly let us be Canadian!” » John A. Macdonald


What Is A Canadian A Canadian Is A Fellow Wearing English Tweeds, A Hong Kong Shirt And Spanish Shoes, Who Sips


“We’ll explain the appeal of curling to you if you explain the appeal of the National Rifle Association to us.” » Andy Barrie


“Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party. Like: “Keep it down, eh?” » Robin Williams


“You look at the history – the aboriginal people welcomed the first settlers here with open arms, fed us and took care of us … that continues today, we welcome people from all nations to come in and share.” » Peter Stoffer


“Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.” » J. Bartlet Brebner


“The fact is the statements are perfectly consistent, but more importantly, I don’t have all the facts.” » Prime Minister Paul Martin


Canada Quotes-When I'M In Canada, I Feel This Is What The World Should Be Like. » Jane Fonda


“It’s going to be a great country when they finish unpacking it.” » Andrew H. Malcom


“As far as I’m concerned, I wouldn’t want to go to any other country. It’s good enough here.” » Orviel Kruse


“Under this flag may our youth find new inspiration for loyalty to Canada; for a patriotism based not on any mean or narrow nationalism, but on the deep and equal pride that all Canadians will feel for every part of this good land.” » Lester Pearson


“It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada but because she’s something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of.” » Emily Carr

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“God Bless America, but God help Canada to put up with them!”


The US Is Our Trading Partner, Our Neighbour, Our Ally And Our Friend… And Sometimes We’D Like To Give Them Such A Smack! »Rick Mercer


“Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it’s doing in the Maritimes.” » Tommy Douglas


“I wouldn’t let someone take my Canadian citizenship from me for anything.” » Jim Kale


“I’m not going to play politics on the floor of the House of Commons.” » Prime Minister John Turner


“I always thought of this as God’s country.” » Jack Granatstein


“Hysterically funny, amazingly talented people. That’s what I think of when I think of Canada. That, and cold beer. And mountains.” » Richard Patrick


We Are Tremendously Proud Of Our Cultures, Heritage And Achievements And We Will Continue To Break New Ground. I Am Proud To Be A Canadian And I Hope You Are Too. » Philip K. Lee


“The spineless pussy willows in Ottawa are actually helping to condition the Canadian public to accept the surrender of our country, which American forces were unable to accomplish in 1776 and 1812.” » Paul Hellyer


“We are tremendously proud of our cultures, heritage and achievements and we will continue to break new ground. I am proud to be a Canadian and I hope you are too.” » Philip K. Lee Readersdigest.ca


“You Canadians have given us such hope to carry on. We admire your bravery You are the neighbour of such a rich, powerful country, and yet you don’t mind clashing with them. Well, that gives us more confidence.” » Pedro Gutierrez


“Gentlemen, we all must realize that neither side has any monopoly on sons of bitches.” » C.D. Howe


“Canadian nationalism is a subtle, easily misunderstood but powerful reality, expressed in a way that is not too state directed – something like a beer commercial or the death of a significant Canadian figure.” » Paul Kopas


The Huge Advantage Of Canada Is Its Backwardness. »  Marshall McLuhan


“I just think you Westerners should take over this country if you are so smart.” » Pierre Trudeau


“There are few, if any, Canadian men that have never spelled their name in a snow bank.” » Douglas Coupland


“I read and learned and fretted more about Canada after I left than I ever did while I was home. I absorbed anything I could on topics that ranged from Folklore to history to political manifestos… I ranted and raved and seethed about things beyond my control. In short I acted like a Canadian.” » Will Ferguson


“Canada is the greatest nation in this country.” » Allan Lamport


“Canada is an interesting place; the rest of the world thinks so, even if Canadians don’t.” » Terence M. Green


The Great Themes Of Canadian History Are As Follows Keeping The Americans Out, Keeping The French In, And Trying To Get The Natives To Somehow Disappear. »  Will Ferguson


“Canadians have been so busy explaining to the Americans that we aren’t British, and to the British that we aren’t Americans that we haven’t had time to become Canadians.” » Helen Gordon McPherson


“Our hopes are high. Our faith in the people is great. Our courage is strong. And our dreams for this beautiful country will never die.” » Pierre Trudeau


“I’ve been called treacherous, stupid, venal, lazy ..and that’s only by the Tories.” » Peter McKay, former Tory leader.


“In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity, and mutual respect.” » Bill Clinton


“There are no limits to the majestic future which lies before the mighty expanse of Canada with its virile, aspiring, cultured, and generous-hearted people.” » Sir Winston Churchill


God Bless America, But God Help Canada To Put Up With Them!


“I don’t even know what street Canada is on.” » Al Capone


“The Canadian military is like Switzerland’s. Without the knife.” » John Wing


“Canadians have an abiding interest in surprising those Americans who have historically made little effort to learn about their neighbour to the North.” » Peter Jennings


“There are more left-handed Mormon streakers in the West than there are western separatists.” » Mel Hurtig


“We have it all. We have great diversity of people, we have a wonderful land, and we have great possibilities. So all those things combined there’s nowhere else I’d rather be.” » Bob Rae


Canadians Have Been So Busy Explaining To The Americans That We Aren’T British, And To The British That We Aren’T Americans That We Haven’T Had Time To Become Canadians. »  Helen Gordon McPherson


“We peer so suspiciously at each other that we cannot see that we Canadians are standing on the mountaintop of human wealth, freedom and privilege.” » Pierre Elliott Trudeau


“What is a Canadian? A Canadian is a fellow wearing English tweeds, a Hong Kong shirt and Spanish shoes, who sips Brazilian coffee sweetened with Philippine sugar from a Bavarian cup while nibbling Swiss cheese, sitting at a Danish desk over a Persian rug, after coming home in a German car from an Italian movie… and then writes his Member of Parliament with a Japanese ballpoint pen on French paper, demanding that he do something about foreigners taking away our Canadian jobs.”


“Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world.” » Sir Winston Churchill


“Canadians don’t have a very big political lever, we’re nice guys.” » Paul Henderson


“With or without the Royals, we are not Americans. Nor are we British. Or French. Or Void. We are something else. And the sooner we define this, the better.” » Will Ferguson Hikebiketravel.com


I’M Not An American! I Am A Canadian. I Come From A “Nice,” Thoroughly Unrealistic Country. »  Matthew Fisher


“For many years Canada has held an obscure place among the countries of the globe. Our borders have been pictured as the abode of perpetual snows, and our people as indifferent, easy-going, indolent. But change is taking place.” » Charles R. Tuttle


“I’m not an American! I am a Canadian. I come from a “nice,” thoroughly unrealistic country.” » Matthew Fisher


“After all, we fought the Yanks in 1812 and kicked them the hell out of our country – but not with blanks.” » Farley Mowat

80 Funny Inspirational Quotes


“We are lucky to live in a country as rich as ours. To break it apart would be asinine in the highest degree.” » Barry Gerding


“The huge advantage of Canada is its backwardness.” » Marshall McLuhan


“He shall have dominion also from sea unto sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.” » Psalm 72


Canadians Don’T Have A Very Big Political Lever, We’Re Nice Guys. »  Paul Henderson


“We shall be Canadians first, foremost, and always, and our policies will be decided in Canada and not dictated by any other country.” » John G. Diefenbaker


“A Canadian is merely an unarmed American with health care.” » John Wing


“Canadian pride may not rest on our sleeves, but it resides deeply in our hearts.” » Steve Miller


“Your majesty, I thank you from the bottom of my heart, and Madame Houde thanks you from her bottom too.” » Montreal Mayor Camillien Houde


“The great themes of Canadian history are as follows: Keeping the Americans out, keeping the French in, and trying to get the Natives to somehow disappear.” » Will Ferguson


Canada Is Like An Old Cow. The West Feeds It. Ontario And Quebec Milk It. And You Can Well Imagine What It’S Doing In The Maritimes. »  Tommy Douglas


“As always, Canada will now bury its war dead, just as the rest of the world, as always, will forget its sacrifice, just as it always forgets nearly everything Canada ever does. It seems that Canada’s historic mission is to come to the selfless aid both of its friends and of complete strangers, and then, once the crisis is over, to be well and truly ignored. Canada is the perpetual wallflower that stands on the edge of the hall, waiting for someone to come and ask her for a dance” » Kevin Myers


“In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations; it’s cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.” » Stuart Keate


“Canada is one of the planet’s most comfortable, and caring, societies. The United Nations Human Development Index cited the country as the most desirable place in the world to live. This year a World Bank study named Canada the globe’s second wealthiest society after Australia.” » Time magazine


“Whether we live together in confidence and cohesion; with more faith and pride in ourselves and less self-doubt and hesitation; strong in the conviction that the destiny of Canada is to unite, not divide; sharing in cooperation, not in separation or in conflict; respecting our past and welcoming our future.” » Lester Pearson


Canada Is A Country Whose Main Exports Are Hockey Players And Cold Fronts. Our Main Imports Are Baseball Players And Acid Rain. » Pierre E. Trudeau


“Vive la Canada. This country is not for sale.” » Don Sweet


“The beaver, which has come to represent Canada as the eagle does the United States and the lion Britain, is a flat-tailed, slow-witted, toothy rodent known to bite off it’s own testicles or to stand under its own falling trees.” » June Callwood


“I’m not an American! I am a Canadian. I come from a “nice,” thoroughly unrealistic country.” » Matthew Fisher


“When I’m in Canada, I feel this is what the world should be like.” » Jane Fonda


“Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women.” » Richard Benner


“Canadians are the people who learned to live without the bold accents of the natural ego-trippers of other lands.” » Marshall McLuhan


“Canadians, like their historians, have spent too much time remembering conflicts, crises, and failures. They forgot the great, quiet continuity of life in a vast and generous land. A cautious people learns from its past; a sensible people can face its future. Canadians, on the whole, are both.” » Desmond Morton


Canada Is Like A Loft Apartment Over A Really Great Party. Like Keep It Down, Eh » Robin Williams


“I am deeply moved by the warmth and courage of the Canadian people which I felt so strongly during my recent visit to your country. Your support of the struggle against apartheid restored me in my journey home and reassured me that many just people around the world are with us.” » Archbishop Desmond Tutu


“If you don’t think that your country should come before yourself, you can better serve your country by livin’ someplace else.” » Stompin’ Tom Connors


“Canada has never been a melting-pot; more like a tossed salad.” » Arnold Edinborough


“Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain.” » Pierre E. Trudeau Dumblaws.com


“Canada is a place of infinite promise. We like the people, and if one ever had to emigrate, this would be the destination, not the U.S.A. The hills, lakes and forests make it a place of peace and repose of the mind, such as one never finds in the U.S.A.” » John Maynard Keynes


A Canadian Is Merely An Unarmed American With Health Care. » John Wing


“I guess Canada is a nice country. I’ve never thought much about it.” » Anon. Cal-State student


“Many Canadian nationalists harbour the bizarre fear that should we ever reject royalty, we would instantly mutate into Americans, as though the Canadian sense of self is so frail and delicate a bud, that the only thing stopping it from being swallowed whole by the US is an English lady in a funny hat.- Will Ferguson


“The US is our trading partner, our neighbour, our ally and our friend… and sometimes we’d like to give them such a smack!” »Rick Mercer


2 comments

  • Out of all of these quotes, only one is from a Canadian woman. There are many inspiring, and influential qutoes by Canadian women. You should consider adding their voices.

    • it says funny canadian quotes not inspiring and influential quotes, now find funny quotes from canadian women then, and only then say to add something to this,

      thank you, ~ a annoyed Canadian man.

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