Quotes by Lester B. Pearson

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis. He was the 14th Prime Minister of Canada from 22 April 1963 to 20 April 1968, as the head of two back-to-back Liberal minority governments following elections in 1963 and 1965. During Pearson's time as Prime Minister, his Liberal minority governments introduced universal health care, student loans, the Canada Pension Plan, the Order of Canada, and the Maple Leaf flag.

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Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.

PoliticsLester B. Pearson

Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality.

PeaceLester B. Pearson

It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.

WarLester B. Pearson

Failures are made only by those who fail to dare, not by those who dare to fail.

Failures, Courage, RiskLester B. Pearson