Best Round the World Travel Quotes
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I don’t include quotes about unknown places or travel experiences.
My blog posts lead off with quotes relevant to the post’s subject. I frequently post quotes on my Facebook group: Long Term Traveling and Living Abroad Over 50.
In addition, I have added several previously unseen quotes I discovered while putting together this page.
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10 Inspirational Round the World Travel Quotes
“Life is short and the world is wide.”
“I measure life with countries, not years.”
“Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.”
“I’m shaking this dust of this crummy little town off my feet and I am going to see the world.”
George Bailey, It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946 (played by Jimmy Stewart)
“And I think to myself what a wonderful world.”
“The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself”
“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth. Then I ask myself the same question.”
“Live, travel, adventure, bless and don’t be sorry.”
“I get to travel around the world and meet all of these amazing people, and they’re singing my songs! And to me, that’s crazy.”
“To live is to travel, on a voyage more epic than the odysseys of myth – not from place to place, but through the poignant strangeness of time.“
6 Value of Round the World Travel Quotes
“The shortest way to yourself is around the world.”
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”
“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far you can go.”
“Travel today is ticking things off: ‘Whew, I’ve done Machu Picchu, now I can get drunk.’ It used to take three weeks to get people in the right frame of mind, to un-brainwash them. Now it would take three months to get people’s heads straightened out… It’s a real problem now—people don’t know how to enjoy life. They want hedonism, short-term thrills.” Turn Right At Machu Picchu by Mark Adams
“To understand what’s going on in the world, you have to see the world.”
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson¨
8 Thought-Provoking Global Perspective Quotes
“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and the soul of its people.“
¨”In the developed world, hundreds of millions of us now face the bizarre problem of surfeit. Yet, our brains, instincts, and socialized behavior are still geared toward an environment of lack. The result overwhelm on an unprecedented scale.”
“After a lifetime of world travel, I’ve become fascinated that those in the third world don’t have the same perception of reality that we do.“
“While tourism is often resource-intensive, it is a major driver of poverty reduction in developing countries.”
“The answer to the world’s problems today is not to turn inward. We simply have to seize every opportunity to promote understanding between countries and across cultures. And there’s no better way to do that than to explore the world with an open mind, a sturdy carry-on, and clothes that don’t wrinkle.”
“It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn. Maybe that’s enlightenment enough – to know that there is no final resting place of the mind, no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom, at least for me, means realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.”
“Travel has a way of making the world a smaller place.”
“Everybody should come here. Everyone should see how complicated, how deeply troubled, and yet at the same time, beautiful and awesome the world can be. Everyone should experience, even as the clouds gather, what’s at stake, what could be lost, what’s still here.”
8 Quotes About Globalization and Travel
“Globalization means we have to re-examine some of our ideas, and look at ideas from other countries, from other cultures, and open ourselves to them. And that’s not comfortable for the average person.”
“All the airports kind of feel and look the same now. Some are more beautiful, some are less beautiful, but for the most part you’re going to find a Starbucks in every airport. You’re going to get your coffee and the ‘USA Today’ or ‘New York Times’ in every airport.”
“Not that I dislike McDonalds, but things must be pretty bad in Moscow if people are willing to wait three hours for large fries.”
“My feeling is, music is a more eloquent international language than Coca-Cola or McDonalds.¨”
If you’re totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you.”
“The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization.”
Every day one reads meretricious babble about ‘globalization’ and the abolition of frontiers most of it amounting to little more than celebration of the worldwide availability of Wheel of Fortune.”
“When I went around promoting ‘Crumb,’ there would be days I’d wake up in, like, Houston or Cleveland, and I’d step outside the hotel and get no idea where I was. It all looks the same: one big corporate, consumer theme park. It’s all, ‘Here’s the Starbucks, and here’s the Gap, and we’ll go over to Banana Republic and the Cineplex.”
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