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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Statesman
Nation: Canadian
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A privilege may not be a right, but, under the constitution of the country, I do not gather that any broad distinction is drawn between the rights and the privileges that were enjoyed and that were taken away.

Tags: Away, Country, May

It is idle to waste time and discuss whether it was within our power and duty to see whether we could prepare a Bill better than the Remedial Bill.

Tags: Power, Time, Whether

The hon. gentleman had better spare his interrogations if they are as senseless as that one.

Tags: Gentleman, Senseless, Spare

I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools.

Tags: Education, Give, Why

It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890.

Tags: Away, Everybody, Rights

My great desire has been to remove from the political arena a question of this kind that is calculated to prevent us getting a verdict upon the important political issues that separate the two parties in this country.

Tags: Country, Great, Political

That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.

Tags: Children, Justice, Parents

That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.

Tags: Religious, Schools, Shall

The position the Government finds itself in is not one of constructing a law, but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

Tags: Decision, Government, Law

You have the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of England, the Presbyterians, the Wesleyans, represented in each school, and they are each to take alternate days.

Tags: Church, Days, School

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.

Tags: Eloquence, Silence, Speech

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.

Tags: Laugh, Mind, Strong

A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.

Tags: Love, Men, Peace

A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.

Tags: Best, Good, Today

God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love.

Tags: Beautiful, God, Love

He who does not tire, tires adversity.

Tags: Adversity, Tire, Tires

If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little.

Tags: Art, Master, Shall

Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?

Tags: Idiots, Memory, Wisdom

Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.

Tags: Moves, Muscle, Prayer

Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.

Tags: Health, Pain, Rest
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