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 Kim Campbell - “There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.”
 Kim Campbell - “Quebecers have rarely in their history been better represented than they are right now-at the highest levels of the federal government.”
 Kim Campbell - “I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles they prefer to build for the future.”
 Kim Campbell - “For too many, to work means having less income.”
 Kim Campbell - “Government cannot and must not replace private initiative.”
 Kim Campbell - “Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised.”
 Kim Campbell - “I'd be prouder still to say I was Canada's 10th woman prime minister.”
 Kim Campbell - “For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation.”
 Kim Campbell - “To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.”
 Kim Campbell - “It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified.”
 Kim Campbell - “We all thought it was very funny and very well done. (But) Jim has no intention of leaving cartooning and becoming a rap star.”
 Kim Campbell - “I believe it is time for new leadership that is able to leave the '70s behind.”
 Kim Campbell - “Some of you may have been hoping that today I would speak about Lucien Bouchard's latest economic theories. But I have decided to spare him for the time being after all, he is a man.”
 Kim Campbell - “Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress.”
 Kim Campbell - “So even in countries where women have had the vote for a long time, they have to struggle against this broader social expectation that leadership is not a feminine quality,”
 Kim Campbell - “The world has changed profoundly since our programs were first established.”
 Kim Campbell - “Whether you come from Port Alberni on the West Coast as I do, or from Port-Cartier on the shores of the St. Lawrence, we all share the rare privilege of being citizens of one of the greatest countries in the world.”
 Kim Campbell - “Governments allocate enormous resources for social programs. And it is true that for many years we have had one of the best social service systems in the world. Yet we are still incapable of meeting the needs of tens of thousands of Canadian families.”
 Kim Campbell - “For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy.”
 Kim Campbell - “Since the end of the Second World War, our population has more than doubled to 27 million people.”
 Kim Campbell - “We Canadians are not given as a people to great patriotic displays.”
 Kim Campbell - “In all modesty, we must admit that governments are not always the best doctors when it comes to diagnosing economic ailments and prescribing the right treatment.”
 Kim Campbell - “I have some bad news for our opponents but good news for Quebecers our candidates will all make excellent MPs.”
 Kim Campbell - “I think the tribal council should make it the highest priority. That would mean the election results would be a true representation of what tribal members want. As it stands, the election process is tainted.”
 Kim Campbell - “Too often, governments have operated in a vacuum, believing they could come up with some magic formula to which they have an exclusive patent.”

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