Justin Trudeau Quotes


Best 32 Quotes by Justin Trudeau – Page 1 of 2

“As a prime minister, my job is not to try and influence or opine on what a leader of a different country should be doing.”

“As politicians, we're very, very much trained to say something and stick with it.”

“At one point, people are going to have to realize that maybe I know what I'm doing.”

“Canada has always been there to help people who need it.”

“Canada's extraordinary success is that we have bound together a vast country with a set of shared ideas and beliefs.”

“Connecting with Canadians isn't about what you say, it's about what you're listening to. It's about what you understand.”

“I am a teacher. It's how I define myself. A good teacher isn't someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That's the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it'll have to do a lot with teaching.”

“I don't put a lot of stock into polls.”

“I have been incredibly lucky all my life. I've had a family that has loved me and given me incredible opportunities. I've gone to great schools. I've travelled across the country.”

“I have nothing against wealth; I believe that government has a role to play in creating it by supporting pro-growth policies. However, success comes with responsibility.”

“I know and I've always felt for Canada that we recognize that diversity is a great source of strength.”

“I think it's always been understood that Canada is not a country that's going to stand up and beat its chest on the world stage, but we can be very helpful in modelling solutions that work.”

“I think people are looking at Canada and realizing we're a place that is building for the long term and where the world's going to be.”

“I want my sons to escape the pressure to be a particular kind of masculine that is so damaging to men and to the people around them.”

“I'm proud to be a feminist because making sure that everyone understands we all have a role in fighting for equality is the only way to move forward.”

“Income splitting benefits only fifteen per cent, mostly the wealthiest Canadians, but it's paid for by everyone.”

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“Leadership is inspiring extraordinary people to step up and serve their country.”

“Let's not pretend we're in a global free market when it comes to agriculture. Every country protects, for good reason, its agricultural industries.”

“My father raised us to step toward trouble rather than to step away from it.”

“My father, his values were anchored in the time, but they were also timeless, whether it's bilingualism, multiculturalism or the charter of rights and freedoms.”

“My idea of freedom is that we should protect the rights of people to believe what their conscience dictates, but fight equally hard to protect people from having the beliefs of others imposed upon them.”

“My job is to do the best possible job for my country, and I wouldn't want someone else telling me what I should be doing in Canada.”

“Some people have come to admire Stephen Harper's style because he's standing at the top of the pyramid - that's not leadership to me.”

“There is no debate about whether or not climate change is happening. We will deal with it as a challenge. But we also take it as an opportunity to invest.”

“There was a perception that I'd grown up with a silver spoon in my mouth.”

“We need to make sure we're all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society.”

“We provide our citizens upward mobility through economic opportunity.”

“We went through a long phase where we defined ourselves in opposition to other people and other countries.”

“What I did was hurtful to people who live with intolerance and discrimination every day. I recognize that, and I take full responsibility for it. I know that I let a lot of people down with that choice, and I am deeply sorry.”

“When my dad left public life, I was 13 years old. I went through my teen years and into adulthood in relative anonymity. After my dad's funeral, I was suddenly recognizable to people I passed on the street.”

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