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90+ Incredible Quotes About Canada You Need to Read


Christine Barbara


Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity.” said Marshall McLuhan, and certainly, part of this country’s beauty lies in its diversity. Initially drawn to its towering rocky mountains, crystalline lakes and expansive cities, people from all over the world have come to call Canada their home and safe haven. Being a beloved country by so many, there are plenty of famous quotes about Canada that highlight this land’s many attractions.

In honour of this breath-taking land which embraces this age’s appreciation for inclusivity and multiculturalism, we’ve curated a list of Canada quotes and captions that highlight this country’s many beauties. Whether searching for Canada Instagram captions, inspirational quotes about Canada or in need of travel quotes to inspire your next trip, this article is guaranteed to have anyone fantasising about exploring the beautiful country of Canada.

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Toronto Quotes

Toronto is home; nothing beats home.

– Ellen Wong

I love Toronto. I love it. I love Toronto. I love Canada. I can’t wait to get back. Can’t wait to have some Timbits.

Aisha Tyler

If people ask me, ‘What do you think could improve in Toronto dining,’ I’d say there’s nothing to improve on.

– David Chang

​​I always tell people that if I move anywhere it would be Toronto.

– Kendrick Lamar

Jason Ralph Quote about Canada

Canada is a country of ingredients without a cuisine; we’re a country with musicians without an indigenous instrument; Toronto’s a city that doesn’t even have a dish named after it.

– Mike Myers

Toronto is a special city, and the environment is perfect for the arts; free and alive. I’m a New Yorker, and Toronto reminds me of a much cleaner New York, so it’s like coming home after your mom just cleaned your room for you; for me that’s a lovely environment.

– Emory Cohen

The fact that over 50 per cent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food especially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.

Anthony Bordain 

I call New York just a bigger version of Toronto.

– RJ Barrett

Toronto is a very multicultural city, a place of immigrants, like my parents.

Melanie Fiona

When I think of myself, I think of Toronto. My music would never sound the way it does if it weren’t for Toronto.

– Drake

Montreal Quotes

Montreal, this wonderful town…pearl of Canada, pearl of the world.

– Mikhail Gorbachev

Some say that no one ever leaves Montreal, for that city, like Canada itself, is designed to preserve the past, a past that happened somewhere else.

Leonard Cohen

Let Toronto become Milan. Montreal will always be Rome.

Jean Drapeau

Montreal is a great city, a terrific city.

– Robert De Niro

Montreal is just so multicultural and ethnic and diverse, and it’s what makes us special. I say ‘us’ like I still live there, but I still do feel like a Montrealer.

Antoni Porowski

Without Montreal, Canada would be hopeless.

Anthony Bourdain

This is my home territory. I still find it the most colorful and exciting city on the continent. I love Montreal. I love the clash of the two cultures, I love the scenery – I love every blessed centimeter of Montreal, if that doesn’t sound too extravagant. It’s a city I’m very attached to.

– Irving Layton

 Montreal is a very cosmopolitan, sophisticated, erudite, educated, glorious city today.

– William Shatner

There is something special about Montréal, I don’t know what it is because I didn’t spend enough time here, but the band is attracted by the city. Maybe it’s because of the dual culture which, in a way, reminds us of Ireland, or because Montréal is more a cultural centre than a political centre, or simply because Montréal has some of the most beautiful women I ever saw in my life.

– Bono, lead singer of U2

Montreal is my favourite city in the world! It’s the only place that combines all the good things about Europe and America, with none of the bad!

Holly Cole

You know what’s nice about Montreal? Not only is it a beautiful city, but you have Cuban cigars.

– Jamie Farr

Banff Quotes

Situated a mile high in the Canadian Rockies, Banff Springs is one of the most spectacular golf course settings in the world.

– Chris Santella

I guess the most beautiful sound in the Canadian Rockies is just silence.

– Eddie Hunter

It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada, but because she’s something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of.

Emily Carr

In Banff, the mountains are really close to your head …

– Jan Peacock

These mountains are a whole different thing in themselves. Every minute it’s a different place.

– Dan Hudson

More Quotes About Toronto

Toronto is my favorite city in the world.

– Poo Bear

It’s easy for me to care about Toronto, because Toronto is a community that cares about itself. It represents the world.

– Yo-Yo Ma

There are some cities that you go to that bring something out of you. Toronto is one of them.

– Kevin Owens

A lot of people don’t know this, but Toronto is probably the most multicultural city in North America.

– Stephen Amell

I like B.C. because it’s so beautiful, but I think Toronto’s the greatest place because every corner of the world is here.

– Rupi Kaur

Niagara Falls Captions

No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunnelled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.

– Harry Emerson Fosdick

It’s Niagara Falls. It’s one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Who wouldn’t want to walk across it?

– Nik Wallenda

From a drop of water, a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.

– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Niagara Falls is a magnificent fall of dancing, singing, glowing, and flowing liquid love that exists to reconnect broken hearts.

– Debasish Mridha

Niagara Falls is the hanging tongue on the face of the earth, drooling endlessly over its own beauty.

– Vinita Kinra

It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. I had to wait nineteen years before Niagara was harnessed by my system, fifteen years before the basic inventions for wireless which I gave to the world in 1893 were applied universally.

– Nikola Tesla

I’m facing Niagara Falls – the wind and the mist and the dark and the peregrine falcons – and I’m going to stay focused on the other side.

– Nik Wallenda

There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall.

Patrick Ness

She is to singers what Niagara is to waterfalls.

– Alfred Frankenstein on Miss Farrell

One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a really beautiful woman is after considerable acquaintance with her; and the rule applies to Niagara Falls, to majestic mountains, and to mosques-especially to mosques.

Mark Twain

All trembling, I reached the Falls of Niagara, and oh, what a scene!

– John James Audubon

That roar in the distance could only be one thing. Niagara Falls!

– Julie Dunlap

I went to Niagara Falls with my family when I was young, and I cried because I thought it would be bigger.

– Meryl Davis

It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my ”poems” are competing.

– E.E Cummings

Getting information from the internet is like getting a glass of water from the Niagara Falls.

– Arthur C. Clarke

Niagara Falls is very nice. I’m very glad I saw it, because from now on if I am asked whether I have seen Niagara Falls I can say yes, and be telling the truth for once.

– John Steinbeck

Our future is like that of the passengers on a small pleasure boat sailing quietly above the Niagara Falls, not knowing that the engines are about to fail.

– James Lovelock

Niagara falls, Viagra rises.

– Stewart Stafford

He’ll call that trickle-down. I call it Niagara Falls.

– Jack Kemp

Do you know there are at least seven ways to view Niagara Falls … one of the natural wonders of the world?

– Joan Lingard

Niagara Falls is simply a vast unnecessary amount of water going over the wrong way and then falling over unnecessary cliffs…The wonder would be if the water did not fall.

– Oscar Wilde

Inspiring Quotes about Canada

Canada is free and freedom is its nationality.

– Wilfrid Laurier

I think Canada has a great story, and I’m glad to tell it. And if there’s a moment where the world is paying a little more attention to Canada, well, I think it’s important to try and capitalize on that.

– Justin Trudeau

Canadian pride may not rest on our sleeves, but it resides deeply in our hearts.

– Steve Miller

My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent.

– Tommy Douglas

My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.

– Jim Carrey

In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity and mutual respect.

– Bill Clinton

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.

– Adrienne Clarkson

I’m so proud to be Canadian. I’ve been to 58 countries, and they’re wonderful countries, but Canada is the best.

– Paul Henderson

I’ve been away for 20 years now; I’ve been away longer than I lived in Canada, but for some reason I remain wholly Canadian.

– Steve Nash

Your Canadian roots define you for all of your life, no matter where you go, no matter what you do.

– Alanis Morissette

I find happiness comes from numerous sources in my life. Most often, the happy moments I cherish most are quiet moments with my wife and family back home in Nova Scotia.

– Peter MacKay

Canada Quotes for Instagram

Let us be French, let us be English, but most importantly let us be Canadian!

– John A. MacDonald

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world.

– Jack Layton

I’m Canadian. What’s your superpower?

– Anonymous

I love being Canadian. I think growing up in Canada gives you a world perspective that I certainly enjoy.

– Ryan Gosling

God has made Canada one of those nations which cannot be conquered and cannot be destroyed, except by itself.

– Norman Angell

I’m a Canadian. Outside Canada, I carry the flag. Canadian nationalism isn’t as insidious as American nationalism, though. It’s good-natured. It’s all about maple syrup, not war.

– Feist

Canada is one of the most impressive countries in the world.

Barack Obama

Canada is today the most successful pluralist society on the face of our globe, without any doubt in my mind…. That is something unique to Canada. It is an amazing global human asset.

– Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party.

– Robin Williams

I’m sorry I live in the greatest country in the world. I’m sorry! I’m sorry, but Canadians apologize so much because we know we’re the greatest. Sorry!

– Dan Aykroyd

Canada is one of the planet’s most comfortable, and caring, societies.

Times Magazine

Famous Quotes About Canada

Canadians have been so busy explaining to the Americans that we aren’t British, and to the British that we aren’t Americans that we haven’t had time to become Canadians.

– Helen G. McPherson

Canada is a really big melting pot of cultures, so we ended up with a giant mosaic of different music.

– Alessia Cara

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

– Justin Trudeau

When I’m in Canada, I feel this is what the world should be like.

– Jane Fonda

Every Canadian has a complicated relationship with the United States, whereas Americans think of Canada as the place where the weather comes from.

Margaret Atwood

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television.

– William Gibson

Multiculturalism is at the heart of Canada’s heritage and identity – and as Canadians, we recognize that our differences make us strong.

– Justin Trudeau

Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.

– Pierre Trudeau 

There is a Canadian culture that is in some ways unique to Canada, but I don’t think Canadian culture coincides neatly with borders.

Stephen Harper

I’m not a hockey fan, which is probably why I had to leave Canada in the first place.

– Ryan Reynolds

I think of Canada, first and foremost, in terms of space. The amount of space available is breath-taking.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Canada is a country of ingredients without a cuisine; we’re a country with musicians without an indigenous instrument; Toronto’s a city that doesn’t even have a dish named after it.

– Mike Myers

One day, Canada will take over the world. Then you’ll all be sorry.

– Unknown

Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel.

– Wilfrid Laurier

Canada’s the best country in the world.

Justin Bieber

Vancouver Quotes for Instagram

I absolutely love Vancouver! One, because the city is beautiful and very easily walkable, and two, because the city keeps giving me work!

– Julie McNiven

Canada is not a country for the cold of heart or the cold of feet.

– Pierre Trudeau

I love just how beautiful Vancouver is. I mean, everywhere you look it’s just mountains and ocean.

– Emma Bell

I absolutely adore Vancouver, it’s really been my second home.

– Tamlyn Tomita

I’m amazed every time I come back to Vancouver at how much it’s changed. You go away for a month and there’s three more skyscrapers.

Bryan Adams

My favourite place in the world to run is Stanley Park in Vancouver. One loop around there is perfect.

– Matthew Morrison

I love the whole layout of Vancouver and the super-friendly people who live there.

– Hannah Teter

Vancouver is gorgeous; I’ve never been to any place like it.

– Jason Ralph

Without question it may be said of Vancouver that her position, geographically, is Imperial to a degree, that her possibilities are enormous, and that with but a feeble stretch of the imagination those possibilities might wisely be deemed certainties.

– Homer

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