Wilfrid Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier

was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada from 11 July 1896 to 6 October 1911.
If I were not French I would choose to be - Scotch.More Wilfrid Laurier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America.More Wilfrid Laurier quotes [07/30/2011 11:07:39]
We are here a nation, composed of the most heterogeneous elements-Protestants and Catholics, English, French, German, Irish, Scotch, every one, let it be remembered, with his traditions, with his prejudices. In each of these conflicting antagonistic elements, however, there is a common spot of patriotism, and the only true policy is that which reaches that common patriotism and makes it vibrate in all toward common ends and common aspirations.More Wilfrid Laurier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it.More Wilfrid Laurier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Confederation is a compact, made originally by four provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it, and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the best consideration of its members, that this compact should not be lightly altered.More Wilfrid Laurier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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