The bishops eat from my hand.
Characteristic remark, recalled in Conrad Black Duplessis (1977).
Less than fifteen cents to the province and more than twenty-five cents to Ottawa, this is far from being excessive!Maurice Duplessis
The saying goes that after the death of every great man there's a long period of ingratitude. I find Maurice Duplessis's period is lasting pretty long.Maurice Duplessis
Over the last 40 years, talking about Duplessis has become like talking about the devil himself.Maurice Duplessis
If I never read a business page, my admiration for him would be complete.Maurice Duplessis
Before Duplessis died, we’d all go to church and make our sign [of the cross], and a year later we didn’t go to Mass any more. So we looked for another set of values, one that was all-enveloping, like the Church.Maurice Duplessis
This is about an admitted attempt, encouraged from outside, to challenge and break the State's authority. That is intolerable. Whoever deviates from this policy that I have established, privately or publicly, will be expelled from the Union Nationale.Maurice Duplessis