Cultures Of The World Quotes by Laozi, Don DeLillo, James A. Michener, John Steinbeck, Benjamin Disraeli, Peter Sohn and many others.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I think fiction comes from everything you’ve ever done, and said, and dreamed, and imagined. It comes from everything you’ve read and haven’t read… I think my work comes out of the culture of the world around me. I think that’s where my language comes from.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
One of the first things was I made Arlo [the Apatosaurus] a younger character. And then when I was that age (around 11 or 12), what was I like? Sweat pants, turtle-neck kid; didn’t know anything about fashion or style, the culture of the world. I was very sheltered.
Multi-culture is the real culture of the world – the pure race doesnвЂ™t exist.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Art is the best possible introduction to the culture of the world. I love it for the buried hopes, the garnered memories, the tender feelings it can summon at a touch. It washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.