Insults and Insulting
Quotes about Canada
know that these two nations are at war for a few acres of snow, and they are
spending... more than all of Canada is worth
makes little difference, Canada is useful only to provide me with furs
fear that I have not got much to say about Canada, not having seen much, what
I got by going to Canada was a cold.
don't even know what street Canada is on
has a climate nine months winter and three months late in the fall
sub-artic lumber village converted by Royal Mandate into a political cock fighting
find that Newfoundland is said to be celebrated for it's codfish, its dogs,
its hogs and its fogs
purity of the air of Newfoundland is without doubt due to the fact that the
people never open their windows
does not have opinions, only sentiments
is the only place where a good French accent isn't a social assett
as a city carries out the idea of Canada as a country. It is a calculated crime
both against the aspirations of the soul and the affection of the heart
The cold narrow
minds, the confined ideas, the by-gone prejudices of the society are hardly conceivable;
books there are none, nor music, and as to pictures! the Lord deliver us from
such! The people do not know what a picture is.
Anna Jameson, Canadian writer
destitute of all light and charm are the intellectual conditions of our people
and the institutions of our public life! How barbarous!
Archibald Lampman, Canadian writer
Canada is useful
only to provide me with furs.
Madame de Pompadour, French socialite, after the fall of Quebec,
region, where the year is divided into one day and one night, lies entirely outside
the stream of history.
W. W. Reade, British explorer and novelist, 1872