"I've always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Stephen Harper on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Stephen Harper on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Stephen Harper on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Stephen Harper on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Stephen Harper on James C. Dobson
"We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs."
"I think the way to change it is to handle issues individually when it's essential to do so."
"Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn't happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession, problems in mortgage markets, the problems in the banking sector, the problems in government finance in countries like Greece, none of those problems were in present Canada."
"As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions."
"I do not intend to dispute in any way the need for defence cuts and the need for government spending cuts in general. I do not share a not in my backyard approach to government spending reductions."