To empower and uplift the human spirit one fact, one step,
one Canadian at a time
Published: September 9, 2020
"I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.”
― John G. Diefenbaker, Canada’s 13th Prime Minister from 1957 – 1963
“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength"
― Dalai Lama XIV
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it – always.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.”
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.“
― Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope"
― Martin Luther King, Jr.
"If my faith is not worth dying for, it's not worth living for"
― Pastor Henry Hildebrandt
"I would rather die on my feet, than live on my knees"
― French Canadian anonymous
"So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is...fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance"
― Franklin Delano Roosevelt