Canadian Quote Authors


AuthorProfessionQuotesYear
A. E. van Vogt Author 15 1912 - 2000
Adrienne Clarkson Journalist 4 1939 -
Agnes Macphail Politician 13 1890 - 1954
Agnes Martin Artist 6 1912 - 2004
Al Boliska Writer 6  
Al Purdy Poet 9 1918 - 2000
Alan Thicke Actor 21 1947 -
Alanis Morissette Musician 31 1974 -
Alannah Myles Musician 4 1958 -
Albert Bandura Psychologist 8 1925 -
Alden Nowlan Poet 3 1933 - 1983
Alex Campbell Politician 26 1933 -
Alex Lifeson Musician 17 1953 -
Alex Morrison Soldier 12  
Alexander Mackenzie Statesman 4 1822 - 1892
Alexis Smith Actress 1 1921 - 1993
Alice Munro Writer 10 1931 -
Allan Dwan Director 3 1885 - 1981
Amanda Marshall Musician 3 1972 -
Andrea Martin Actor 21 1947 -
Anna Paquin Actress 32 1982 -
Arthur Christiansen Journalist 3 1904 - 1963
Arthur Erickson Architect 52 1924 -
Arthur Hailey Novelist 7 1920 - 2004
Arthur Hiller Director 8 1923 -
Arthur Kroker Author 1  
Ashleigh Banfield Journalist 3 1967 -
Atom Egoyan Director 31 1960 -
Avril Lavigne Musician 8 1984 -
Barbara Ann Scott Athlete 2 1928 -
Barry Pepper Actor 8 1970 -
Bernard Ebbers Businessman 8 1941 -
Bernie Ebbers Businessman 14 1941 -
Bill Graham Politician 1 1931 - 1991
Bliss Carman Poet 5 1861 - 1929
Bobby Hull Athlete 15 1939 -
Bobby Orr Athlete 15 1948 -
Brett Somers Actress 8 1924 - 2007
Brian Mulroney Statesman 28 1939 -
Bruce Cockburn Musician 10 1945 -
Bruce Greenwood Actor 12 1956 -
Bruce McCall Author 2  
Bruce McCulloch Actor 26 1961 -
Bryan Adams Musician 5 1959 -
Burton Cummings Musician 2 1947 -
Carol Shields Author 4 1935 - 2003
Caroline Dhavernas Actress 19 1978 -
Catherine O'Hara Actress 6 1954 -
Chantal Kreviazuk Musician 22 1974 -
Charles Brenton Huggins Scientist 2 1901 - 1997
Charles de Lint Writer 23 1951 -
Charles Inglis Clergyman 11  
Charles Revson Businessman 4 1906 - 1975
Charles Tupper Statesman 10 1821 - 1915
Charlotte Whitton Politician 10 1896 - 1975
Chester Brown Cartoonist 27 1960 -
Chris Hadfield Astronaut 6 1959 -
Christopher Plummer Actor 12 1929 -
Clara Hughes Athlete 8 1972 -
Corey Haim Actor 17 1971 - 2010
Corey Hart Musician 5 1962 -
Cory Doctorow Journalist 13 1971 -
Curtis Joseph Athlete 2 1967 -
Dan Aykroyd Comedian 7 1952 -
Dan Miller Politician 7 1944 -
Daniel D. Palmer Celebrity 13 1845 - 1913
Daniel Petrie Director 6 1920 - 2004
Dave Foley Comedian 7 1963 -
Dave Sim Cartoonist 5 1956 -
David Campbell Politician 3  
David Cronenberg Director 32 1943 -
David James Elliott Actor 6 1960 -
David McFadden Poet 3 1940 -
David Steinberg Comedian 7 1942 -
David Suzuki Scientist 8 1936 -
Davidson Black Scientist 1  
Deborah Cox Musician 30 1973 -
Deryck Whibley Musician 4 1980 -
Devon Sawa Actor 24 1978 -
Diana Krall Musician 16 1964 -
Donal Logue Actor 19 1966 -
Donald McKay Designer 6  
Donald Stewart Cherry Journalist 3 1934 -
Donald Sutherland Actor 19 1935 -
Dorothy Stratten Celebrity 8 1960 - 1980
Doug Coupland Author 106 1961 -
Ed Belfour Athlete 12 1965 -
Edward Blake Politician 4 1833 - 1912
Elaine MacDonald Activist 4  
Elizabeth Arden Businessman 9 1878 - 1966
Elvis Stojko Athlete 18 1972 -
Emily Carr Artist 16 1871 - 1945
Emily Murphy Activist 2 1868 - 1933
Emm Gryner Musician 3 1975 -
Eric Butterworth Educator 14 1916 - 2003
Eric Lindros Athlete 7 1973 -
Eric McCormack Actor 5 1963 -
Eric San Musician 21  
Estella Warren Model 15 1978 -
Eugene Forsey Politician 1 1904 - 1991
Eugene Levy Actor 8 1946 -
Ferguson Jenkins Athlete 3 1943 -
Francis Bond Head Statesman 3 1793 - 1875
Frank Scott Poet 4 1899 - 1985
Gabrielle Roy Author 4 1909 - 1983
Garth Hudson Musician 2 1937 -
Geddy Lee Musician 33 1953 -
Genevieve Bujold Actress 5 1942 -
George Mercer Dawson Scientist 4 1849 - 1901
George Murray Poet 28  
George Stephen Businessman 21 1829 - 1921
George Woodcock Writer 18 1912 - 1995
Gilles Duceppe Politician 2 1947 -
Goldwin Smith Historian 29 1823 - 1910
Gordie Howe Athlete 4 1928 -
Gordon Lightfoot Musician 7 1938 -
Gordon Sinclair Journalist 14 1900 - 1984
Guy Lafleur Athlete 17 1951 -
Guy Laliberte Businessman 19 1959 -
Hank Snow Musician 2 1914 - 1999
Hans Selye Scientist 6 1907 - 1982
Hayden Christensen Actor 3 1981 -
Henry Spencer Scientist 1  
Henry Taube Scientist 5 1915 - 2005
Hugh MacLennan Author 1 1907 - 1990
Ian Hacking Philosopher 4 1936 -
Irving Layton Poet 8 1912 - 2006
Isabel Paterson Journalist 3 1886 - 1961
Ivan Reitman Actor 28 1946 -
J. Philippe Rushton Psychologist 21 1943 -
Jack Adams Athlete 20 1895 - 1968
Jack Carroll Politician 2 1942 -
Jack Kent Cooke Businessman 1 1912 - 1997
Jack L. Warner Businessman 2 1892 - 1978
Jack Layton Politician 9 1950 - 2011
Jake Epstein Actor 1 1987 -
James Houston Artist 2 1921 - 2005
James Naismith Inventor 3 1861 - 1939
James Randi Entertainer 13 1928 -
Jamie Murphy Soldier 1  
Jane Rule Author 15 1931 -
Jason Priestley Actor 3 1969 -
Jean Charest Lawyer 4 1968 -
Jean Vanier Philosopher 4 1928 -
Jeff Healey Musician 5 1966 -
Jennifer Wyatt Athlete 6 1965 -
Jill Hennessy Actress 2 1968 -
Jim Carrey Comedian 58 1962 -
Joe Clark Scientist 4 1939 -
Joe Sakic Athlete 24 1969 -
Joe Shuster Artist 18 1914 - 1992
John Barton Poet 30  
John Bracken Politician 3 1883 - 1969
John Candy Comedian 3 1950 - 1994
John Charles Polanyi Scientist 31 1929 -
John Gallagher Businessman 5 1916 - 1998
John Howe Artist 2 1957 -
John Kricfalusi Artist 28 1955 -
John McCrae Poet 3 1872 - 1918
John McDonald Leader 7 1815 - 1891
John Metcalf Editor 2 1938 -
John O'Toole Politician 5  
John Ralston Saul Author 17 1947 -
John Strachan Clergyman 24 1778 - 1867
John Turner Statesman 3 1929 -
Jonathan Frid Actor 12 1924 -
Joni Mitchell Musician 30 1943 -
Joseph Howe Politician 7 1804 - 1873
Joshua Slocum Explorer 11 1844 - 1909
Julie Doucet Artist 2 1965 -
Justin Bieber Musician 10 1994 -
K. D. Lang Musician 3 1961 -
Karen Kain Dancer 6 1951 -
Keanu Reeves Actor 30 1964 -
Kevin McDonald Comedian 18 1961 -
Kevin Patterson Writer 2 1964 -
Kiefer Sutherland Actor 29 1966 -
Kim Campbell Statesman 26 1947 -
Kristin Kreuk Actress 3 1982 -
Lara St. John Musician 24 1971 -
Larry Wall Author 33 1949 -
Laurence J. Peter Writer 43 1919 - 1990
Leonard Cohen Musician 15 1934 -
Leonard Peikoff Philosopher 3 1933 -
Leslie Nielsen Actor 20 1926 - 2010
Lester B. Pearson Politician 29 1897 - 1972
Lexa Doig Actress 30 1973 -
Louis Dudek Poet 4 1918 - 2001
Lucien Bouchard Lawyer 4 1938 -
Lucy Maud Montgomery Educator 10 1874 - 1942
M. Kathleen Casey Politician 5  
Mackenzie King Statesman 3 1874 - 1950
Malcolm Gladwell Author 5 1963 -
Marc Garneau Astronaut 18 1949 -
Marc Singer Actor 3 1948 -
Marcel Dionne Athlete 14 1951 -
Margaret Atwood Novelist 29 1939 -
Margaret Laurence Novelist 1 1926 - 1987
Margaret Millar Writer 2 1915 - 1994
Maria Monk Celebrity 25  
Mario Lemieux Athlete 27 1965 -
Mark McKinney Comedian 11 1959 -
Mark Messier Athlete 28 1961 -
Mark Steyn Writer 4  
Marshall McLuhan Sociologist 54 1911 - 1980
Mary MacLane Writer 29  
Mary Pickford Actress 9 1893 - 1979
Mary Pierce Athlete 5 1975 -
Maryon Pearson Statesman 2  
Mats Sundin Athlete 19 1971 -
Maureen Forrester Musician 19 1930 -
Maurice Strong Businessman 31 1929 -
Melissa Auf der Maur Musician 18 1972 -
Mia Kirshner Actress 15 1975 -
Michael Ignatieff Politician 16 1947 -
Michael Ironside Actor 11 1950 -
Michael J. Fox Actor 28 1961 -
Michael Ondaatje Author 26 1943 -
Michael Shanks Actor 20 1970 -
Mike Myers Comedian 29 1963 -
Mike Weir Athlete 16 1970 -
Molly Parker Actress 9 1972 -
Monty Hall Actor 4 1921 -
Mordecai Richler Novelist 10 1931 - 2001
Morley Safer Journalist 27 1931 -
Mort Sahl Journalist 6 1927 -
Mortimer Zuckerman Publisher 10 1937 -
Nancy Greene Athlete 3 1943 -
Naomi Klein Journalist 6 1970 -
Natasha Henstridge Actress 14 1974 -
Neil Peart Musician 11 1952 -
Neil Young Musician 43 1945 -
Neve Campbell Actress 21 1973 -
Nia Vardalos Actress 5 1962 -
Nicholas Lea Actor 30 1962 -
Nicole Appleton Musician 9 1974 -
Norm MacDonald Actor 12 1963 -
Norman Jewison Director 32 1926 -
Northrop Frye Critic 9 1912 - 1991
Oliver Platt Actor 4 1960 -
Oscar Peterson Musician 13 1925 - 2007
Owen Hart Entertainer 30 1965 - 1999
Pat Travers Musician 4 1954 -
Paul Anka Musician 8 1941 -
Paul Coffey Athlete 4 1961 -
Paul Haggis Director 11 1953 -
Paul Henderson Athlete 1 1943 -
Paul Martin Politician 14 1938 -
Paul Quantrill Athlete 2 1968 -
Pauline Marois Politician 10 1949 -
Peter Jennings Journalist 33 1938 - 2005
Peter MacKay Politician 8 1965 -
Phil Hartman Actor 8 1948 - 1998
Phyllis Gotlieb Novelist 1 1926 - 2009
Pierre Berton Author 1 1920 - 2004
Pierre Pettigrew Politician 2 1951 -
Pierre Trudeau Statesman 8 1919 - 2000
Preston Manning Politician 5 1942 -
Rachel Blanchard Actress 3 1976 -
Rachel McAdams Actress 9 1976 -
Rachel Perry Celebrity 9 1976 -
Randy Bachman Musician 19 1943 -
Rich Little Comedian 7 1938 -
Richard J. Needham Cartoonist 8  
Richard Manuel Musician 4 1943 - 1986
Richard Pound Businessman 2 1942 -
Richard Williams Director 3 1933 -
Rick Danko Musician 25 1943 - 1999
Rick Fox Actor 6 1969 -
Rick Mercer Comedian 26 1969 -
Rick Moranis Actor 17 1953 -
Rob Walton Athlete 31 1949 -
Robert Baldwin Politician 2 1804 - 1858
Robert Bourassa Politician 9 1933 - 1996
Robert MacNeil Journalist 15 1931 -
Robert Nelson Politician 7 1794 - 1873
Robertson Davies Novelist 31 1913 - 1995
Roger Spottiswoode Director 6 1945 -
Romeo LeBlanc Politician 4 1927 -
Ron Francis Coach 3 1963 -
Ron Johnson Politician 7 1966 -
Rudolph A. Marcus Scientist 13 1923 -
Russell Smith Novelist 1 1963 -
Ryan Gosling Actor 21 1980 -
Ryan Reynolds Actor 20 1976 -
Sandra Oh Actress 9 1971 -
Sarah Chalke Actress 23 1976 -
Sarah McLachlan Musician 32 1968 -
Sarah Polley Actress 18 1979 -
Scott Thompson Comedian 3 1959 -
Sebastian Bach Musician 31 1968 -
Shalom Harlow Model 9 1973 -
Shania Twain Musician 29 1965 -
Shawn Ashmore Actor 30 1979 -
Sidney Altman Scientist 15 1939 -
Simon Newcomb Mathematician 30 1835 - 1909
Spider Robinson Writer 4 1948 -
Stan Mikita Athlete 2 1940 -
Stephen Harper Politician 38 1959 -
Stephen Leacock Economist 30 1869 - 1944
Stephen Lewis Politician 15 1937 -
Steve Nash Athlete 21 1974 -
Steve Yzerman Athlete 24 1965 -
Steven Cojocaru Critic 30 1965 -
Steven Pinker Scientist 20 1954 -
Stockwell Day Politician 29 1950 -
Sue Johanson Writer 13  
Tara Strong Actress 18 1973 -
Ted Kotcheff Director 10 1931 -
Ted Lindsay Athlete 19 1925 -
Terry Fox Athlete 5 1958 - 1981
Thomas Chandler Haliburton Author 12 1796 - 1865
Tim Bray Inventor 1 1955 -
Tim Murphy Politician 18 1952 -
Timothy Findley Novelist 1 1930 - 2002
Todd McFarlane Artist 23 1961 -
Tom Cochrane Musician 13 1953 -
Tom McMillan Politician 2 1945 -
Tommy Chong Actor 20 1938 -
Tommy Douglas Clergyman 4 1904 - 1986
Victor Garber Actor 33 1949 -
Victoria Pratt Actress 32 1970 -
Vilhjalmur Stefansson Explorer 2 1879 - 1962
Walter Pidgeon Actor 1 1897 - 1984
Wayne Gretzky Athlete 8 1961 -
Wilfrid Laurier Statesman 19 1841 - 1919
Will Arnett Actor 21 1970 -
William Alexander Henry Lawyer 1 1816 - 1888
William Hall Soldier 2 1827 - 1904
William Lyon Mackenzie King Politician 33 1874 - 1950
William Maxwell Aitken Businessman 2 1879 - 1964
William Osler Scientist 30 1849 - 1919
William Shatner Actor 33 1931 -
William Vickrey Educator 19 1914 - 1996
Yousuf Karsh Photographer 7 1908 - 2002

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