Tommy Douglas - Quotes

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Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise. ---->>>

Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.

Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.

I'm sure that the standard of public morality we've helped build will force government in Canada to approve complete health insurance. ---->>>

I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Setting people to spy on one another is not the way to protect freedom. ---->>>

My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent. ---->>>

I remember burying a girl fourteen years of age who had died with a ruptured appendix... I buried a good many people that I knew, some of whom I loved. ---->>>


Nationality: Canadian
Born: 10-20, 1904
Die: 02-24, 1986
Occupation: Clergyman

Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas, PC CC SOM (20 October 1904 – 24 February 1986) was a Canadian social democratic politician and Baptist minister. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1935 as a member of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF). He left federal politics to become the Saskatchewan CCF's leader and then the seventh Premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961 (wikipedia)