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John A. Macdonald Quotes





A new Member requires the experience of his first session in the House to teach him how to hang up his overcoat and take his seat in a manner befitting a gentlemen.
[Politicians]
 

Confederation is only yet in the gristle, and it will require five years more before it hardens into bone.
 

Macdonald's Law: Never write a letter if you can help it, and never destroy one.
[Politicians]
 

When Fortune empties her chamberpot on your head, smile and say 'We are going to have a summer shower.'