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Lester B. Pearson

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Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear, and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.

— Lester B. Pearson

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As a soldier, I survived World War I when most of my comrades did not.

— Lester B. Pearson

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I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace.

— Lester B. Pearson

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

— Lester B. Pearson

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The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies.

— Lester B. Pearson

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We know now that in modern warfare, fought on any considerable scale, there can be no possible economic gain for any side. Win or lose, there is nothing but waste and destruction.

— Lester B. Pearson

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As to the first, I do not know that I have done very much myself to promote fraternity between nations but I do know that there can be no more important purpose for any man's activity or interests.

— Lester B. Pearson

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But while we all pray for peace, we do not always, as free citizens, support the policies that make for peace or reject those which do not. We want our own kind of peace, brought about in our own way.

— Lester B. Pearson

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As a civilian during the Second War, I was exposed to danger in circumstances which removed any distinction between the man in and the man out of uniform.

— Lester B. Pearson

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Every state has not only the right but the duty to make adequate provision for its own defense in the way it thinks best, providing it does not do so at the expense of any other state.

— Lester B. Pearson

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This document laid out a plan to merge the Royal Canadian Navy the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Army to form a single service called the Canadian Armed Forces. Pearson Park in St. Early political career

In 1948 Prime Minister Louis St.

In 1967 his government passed Bill C-168 de facto abolishing capital punishment in Canada (by restricting it to a few capital offenses for which it was never used and which themselves were aboliLester B. Pearsond in 1976). During Pearson's time as Prime Minister his minority government introduced universal health care student loans the Canada Pension Plan the Order of Canada and the current Canadian flag.

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