Cultures Of The World Quotes by Mark Twain, Paul Theroux, Mary Ritter Beard, Peter Sohn, Robert Louis Stevenson, Matthew Arnold and many others.
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.
Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
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.
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.
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.
Multi-culture is the real culture of the world – the pure race doesn’t exist.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
We should build respect and understanding between the diverse cultures of the world. We should help construct communities where people of different backgrounds can live together as neighbors. Freedom is something for which we must fight, not by limiting it but by strengthening it.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
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.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.