Pierre Berton Quotes

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The march of social progress is like a long and struggling parade, with the seers and prophets at its head and a smug minority bringing up the rear.


"Liberty" sounds awkward on the Canadian tongue; we use "freedom," a more passive-sounding word. When I was a soldier applying for a three-day pass, I asked for "leave," a word that suggests permission. United States G.I.'s were granted "liberty," a word that implies escape.