Lester B. Pearson quotes

  • Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Dream #Reality #One Day

  • Whether we live together in confidence and cohesion; with more faith and pride in ourselves and less self-doubt and hesitation; strong in the conviction that the destiny of Canada is to unite, not divide; sharing in cooperation, not in separation or in conflict; respecting our past and welcoming our future.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Strong #Pride #Past

  • We must keep on trying to solve problems, one by one, stage by stage, if not on the basis of confidence and cooperation, at least on that of mutual toleration and self-interest.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Confidence #Self #Trying

  • Not only did he [Dean Acheson] not suffer fools gladly, he did not suffer them at all.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Government #Suffering #Fool

  • Under this flag may our youth find new inspiration for loyalty to Canada; for a patriotism based not on any mean or narrow nationalism, but on the deep and equal pride that all Canadians will feel for every part of this good land.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Loyalty #Inspiration #Mean

  • 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

    #War #Men #Uniforms

  • Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Stupid #Skills #Political

  • As a soldier, I survived World War I when most of my comrades did not.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #War #Soldier #World

  • The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Peace #Clever #War

  • A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's material advance and his social and moral progress, a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed.
    -- Lester B. Pearson

    #Men #Great Day #One Day

You may also like: