„Whoever wants to be a Quebecer is one.“

Est Québécois qui veut l'être.
Victory speech, 1976 Quebec election.


Est Québécois qui veut l'être.

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René Lévesque photo
René Lévesque7
politicien canadien 1922 - 1987

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Charles de Gaulle photo

„Long live Montreal, Long live Quebec! Long live Free Quebec!“

—  Charles de Gaulle eighteenth President of the French Republic 1890 - 1970

Vive Montreal; Vive le Québec! Vive le Québec libre!
From a balcony at Montreal City Hall, with particular emphasis on the word 'libre'. The phrase, a slogan used by Quebecers who favoured Quebec sovereignty, and de Gaulle's use of it, was seen by them as lending his tacit support to the movement. The speech sparked a diplomatic incident with Canada's government, and was condemned by Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, saying that "Canadians do not need to be liberated."
Fifth Republic and other post-WW2

Pierre Trudeau photo

„I am trying to put Quebec in its place — and the place of Quebec is in Canada“

—  Pierre Trudeau 15th Prime Minister of Canada 1919 - 2000

Speech on the Quebec separatist movement (25 June 1968), exact quote take from footage as seen in "Pierre Elliott Trudeau Memoirs" (27 Jan 2009), Disk 2, 24:05; only the bolded portion has usually been quoted in print, as quoted in Winnipeg Free Press (25 June 1968), and in "Flamboyant former Canadian leader Pierre Trudeau dies" at CNN (28 September 2000) https://listserv.utoronto.ca/cgi-bin/wa?A2=parkinsn;RzFzCg;20000929032301%2B0200d
Contexte: Well, I am trying to put Quebec in its place — and the place of Quebec is in Canada, nowhere else.

Preston Manning photo
Friedrich Nietzsche photo
Charles de Gaulle photo

„Long live free Quebec!“

—  Charles de Gaulle eighteenth President of the French Republic 1890 - 1970

Vive le Québec libre!
Said in 1967 on the balcony of Montréal City Hall. It caused a diplomatic uproar with Canada and inflamed the Quebec sovereignty movement.
Most famous

Dita Von Teese photo

„I like the idea of being whoever I want to be.“

—  Dita Von Teese American burlesque dancer, model and actress 1972

Variante: I've always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be.

André Maurois photo

„Whoever wants to be a hero ought to drink brandy.“

—  André Maurois French writer 1885 - 1967

Les silences du colonel Bramble (The Silence of Colonel Bramble)

Vladimir Putin photo
Stephen Harper photo
Saul Bellow photo

„Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.“

—  Saul Bellow Canadian-born American writer 1915 - 2005

Attributed in Fun Fitness for Families (2005) by James Steffen, p. 24 and later publications; also attributed to Helmut Schmidt, in The 7 Ultimate Secrets to Weight Loss (2011) by Natasa Denman, p. 31 and later publications.

Adrienne von Speyr photo

„Whoever wants to love is better knowing nothing than too much.“

—  Adrienne von Speyr Swiss doctor and mystic 1902 - 1967

Source: Lumina and New Lumina (1969), p. 20

Jacqueline Wilson photo
Zooey Deschanel photo

„I want to make people feel better, whether it’s myself, or a friend, or whoever.“

—  Zooey Deschanel American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter 1980

On her song "Me and You" on Volume Two (2010), in an interview with Evan Schlansky in " On Record : Zooey Deschanel of She & Him http://www.americansongwriter.com/2010/03/on-record-zooey-deschanel-of-she-him/" at American Songwriter (18 March 2010).
Contexte: I think a lot of what motivates me songwriting-wise is — this might sound silly — but, when I listen to a song that I love, it kind of makes me feel better. I think that’s the impetus behind everything I write; I want to make people feel better, whether it’s myself, or a friend, or whoever. I don’t know how to say this without sounding corny or banal, but I know a lot of people who are very hard on themselves. So this is sort of a cheerleading lullaby.

René Lévesque photo

„But I have confidence that one day… there's a normal rendezvous with History that Quebec will hold, and I have confidence that we shall be there, together, to witness it.“

—  René Lévesque Quebec politician 1922 - 1987

Mais j'ai confiance qu'un jour... y'a un rendez-vous normal avec l'Histoire que le Québec tiendra, et j'ai confiance qu'on sera là, ensemble, pour y assister.
Concession speech, 1980 Quebec referendum.

René Lévesque photo

„I never thought that I could be so proud to be Quebecer.“

—  René Lévesque Quebec politician 1922 - 1987

Je n'ai jamais pensé que je pourrais être aussi fier d'être Québécois.
Victory speech, 1976 Quebec election.

Kliment Voroshilov photo

„Whoever can lift a rifle, should have one.“

—  Kliment Voroshilov Soviet military commander 1881 - 1969

Quoted in "Epoch's end" - Page 149 - by Tārāśaṅkara Bandyopādhyāẏa, Hirendranath Mukerjee - 1945

Jean Chrétien photo