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A collection of quotes and sayings by David Pratt on complacent, politician, politics, policies, reforms, dream, work, solution, law, time, political and community.

21 Thought-Provoking Quotes By David Pratt On Politics, Policies And More

Famous As: Canadian Politician
Born On: January 3, 1955
Born In: Ottawa, Canada
David Pratt is a former Canadian politician, who is best known for having served as representative of Nepean-Carleton in the Canadian Parliament from 1997 till 2004. Pratt’s career as a politician started from the grassroot level and he rose up the ranks over a period of close to two decades in politics. He started off with a seat on the Nepean City Council and before long went on to serve as deputy mayor among other important posts. He became a Member of Parliament as the representative of the ‘Liberal Party’ in 1997 and continued to hold his position for seven years. During his time as a cabinet minister for Canada, Pratt served as the Minister of National Defence and in addition to that, he also devised the Canadian Army’s response plan to events similar to the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City in 2001. Pratt is without doubt one of the most well-known figures from Canada and during his time as a politician, he spoke on a lot of subjects and shared his views and ideas on the same . Needless to say, he is an excellent orator and here is a collection of some of his most famous quotes and thoughts raked from his speeches, press conferences and interviews. 
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What I do know is our state and country is currently backwards and upside-down, and we all are to blame in one fashion or another.

David Pratt

I do not know it all and do not claim to.

David Pratt

The Law is the Law!

David Pratt

Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of other countries around the world... per year, Australians do see more films.

David Pratt

Most of all, be honest with yourself and make sure those in political office, our so called public servants, are being honest, holding them accountable for their actions!

David Pratt

The one thing people seem to forget is the more oil we have, the lower the price and the lower the profits the oil companies make.

David Pratt

No one does a better, cleaner, or environmental friendlier, than the United States, when it comes to drilling for oil, gas, coal, oil refineries and fish friendly hydroelectric.

David Pratt

Be part of the solution and answer to the problem versus part of the problem and continuing argument around it.

David Pratt

Finger pointing never got anything done!

David Pratt

Get off your bottom and be the stand, and do the work you can to pursue the American Dream for yourself, and help others to do the same.

David Pratt

Don't be fool's, don't be complacent, and stop being apathetic.

David Pratt

Fuck you, diet,” said Stuart. “The diet schmeer is the end of civilisation as we know it.

David Pratt

What was it with gay men and art photos of nude male torsos?

David Pratt

Elections do have consequences, and those we elect and far too often re-elect have forgotten how government works and for whom they work for, and that an ever growing, power hungry state and federal government are not the answer to the problem, but 80% of the time are the problem.

David Pratt

I mean, there’s no sun and no hot guys. What is this awful place, Calvin?” “It’s my apartment.

David Pratt

It was all very utopian, but it gave one nothing to get, to win, to hold onto. There were no distances, so there was also no closeness.

David Pratt

The golden middle age Calvin had envisioned was almost upon him, not shining on a hill but huddled in a concrete canyon, littered with lost opportunities.

David Pratt

Human relations had become a cock-block.

David Pratt

There are certain things every gay man has to know.

David Pratt

So basically,” Calvin said, “this is My Fair Lady in a walk-up on West Twenty-Second Street with no music and no Julie Andrews.

David Pratt

Educate yourself, take the time to find out what is in a bill and how it will effect everything, and not just how it effects you in the short term, but what the long term consequences of a bill, law or legislations will have an everyone and every community, altimetry effecting you!

David Pratt