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    Canada is a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace - it lends perspective.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: perspective 
     
    I don't think you can get an idea of what Israel is like until you get here. People don't realize what a great place it is.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: people  ideas 
     
    My family was a good family, I had a great Canadian education and I came up in a great, little town like Ottawa.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: education 
     
    Regrets, I've had a few but then again too few to mention. And more, much more than this, I did it my way.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: regret 
     
    The technology is good and it's bad. You know what you're dealing with out there musically, but my head stops at this electronic stuff. I don't quite know what I'm dealing with out there yet.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: bad  technology 
     
    I respect Jay-Z. I like him.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: respect 
     
    I learned a lot about what I do with my craft, how I present my music. A lot of things about him were very much an influence on me and everybody else. Once you get in that fold and you're around it, you get to experience something that I don't think we'll ever see again. There will never be anybody like Frank Sinatra. Ever.
    — Paul Anka
    I believe in criticism.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: criticism  believe 
     
    There were times, I'm sure you knew, when I bit off more than I could chew. But through it all, when there was doubt, I ate it up and spit it out.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: time  doubt 
     
    For what is a man, what has he got? If not himself, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: men 
     
    And now the end is near And so I face the final curtain, My friends, I'll say it clear, I'll state my case of which I'm certain. I've lived a life that's full, I've travelled each and evr'y highway And more, much more than this, I did it my way.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: friends 
     
    I had this talent for these stupid little teenage songs. I just couldn't get anyone to sing my songs, so I had to sing my own tunes. ... The thing is to be able to outlast the trends. ... They are actually manufactured entertainment groups. They are a product of technology. What you are listening to is technology.
    — Paul Anka
    You know, my grandmother used to say, 'While I'm down here planning, God's up there laughing.' I guess the thing with most things that are worthwhile is that you can't give up easily. You've got to hang in.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: god 
     
    As long as you're growing in your profession and you're respected, you're going to stay as clean as you can, because you've got something that you love that you don't want to lose.
    — Paul Anka
    tags: profession 
     
    The thing is to be able to outlast the trends.
    — Paul Anka
    Once you realize that you're in something that you've always wanted and you don't want to lose it, you behave differently. And that means the integrity, the professionalism, and knowing what's right from wrong and still making choices that you probably wouldn't have made.
    — Paul Anka
    I've always believed that if you don't stay moving, they will throw dirt on you.
    — Paul Anka
    I've lived a life that's full, I traveled each and ev'ry highway, And more, much more than this, I did it my way.
    — Paul Anka
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