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Pierre Trudeau

Read through the most famous quotes from Pierre Trudeau

The past is to be respected and acknowledged, but not worshipped; it is our future in which we will find our greatness.

— Pierre Trudeau

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The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.

— Pierre Trudeau

#business #nation #state

The essential ingredient of politics is timing.

— Pierre Trudeau

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We wish nothing more, but we will accept nothing less. Masters in our own house we must be, but our house is the whole of Canada.

— Pierre Trudeau

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My life is one long curve, full of turning points.

— Pierre Trudeau

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Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

— Pierre Trudeau

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Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.

— Pierre Trudeau

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Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.

— Pierre Trudeau

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About Pierre Trudeau

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The election of 1974 saw Trudeau and the Liberals re-elected with a majority government with 141 of the 264 seats. [citation needed]
Furthermore his cultural legacy can be found in Canada's strong ties to multiculturalism. Long a goal of Trudeau this legislation requires all Federal services to be offered in French and English.

From the late 1960s until the mid-1980s he dominated the Canadian political scene and aroused passionate reactions. He was appointed as Lester Pearson's Parliamentary Secretary and later became his Minister of Justice. Critics accuse him of arrogance economic mismanagement and unduly favouring the federal government relative to the provinces especially in trying to distribute the oil wealth of the Prairies.

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