The best Quotes by Lester B. Pearson

The best Quotes by Lester B. Pearson

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian politician, diplomat, statesman, and scholar who served as the 14th prime minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968.

Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
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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.
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It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.
Failures are made only by those who fail to dare, not by those who dare to fail.
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Behind every successful man, there stands a surprised woman.
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Heard your new joint, it's embarrassing, sh-t
You talk to the cops on some therapist sh-t
You act like you love this American sh-t
But, really, the truth is you scared of the Six
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Canada is a country of ingredients without a cuisine; we're a country with musicians without an indigenous instrument; Toronto's a city that doesn't even have a dish named after it.
War is young men dying and old men talking. You know this. Ignore the politics.
Odysseus in Troy
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Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
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Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
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Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.
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Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
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I don't want to be in a battle, but waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
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But there are mistakes that are necessary. Sometimes you have to die a little bit to get back to live a little longer.
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being - forgive me - rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
Gandalf in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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You have to die a few times before you can really live.
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I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
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