Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Quotation of the day for March 8, 2011

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Quotation of the Day for March 8, 2011

"A society which emphasizes uniformity is one which creates intolerance and hate. A society which eulogizes the average citizen is one which breeds mediocrity. What the world should be seeking, and what in Canada we must continue to cherish, are not concepts of uniformity but human values: compassion, love, and understanding."

- Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, from Remarks at the Ukrainian-Canadian Congress, October 9, 1971. Quoted in The Essential Trudeau, ed. Ron Graham.

Submitted by: Terry Labach
Feb. 28, 2011

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