Foreign Countries Quotes

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Terry Pratchett
“My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them.
My dream holiday would be a) a ticket to Amsterdam b) immunity from prosecution and c) a baseball bat.”
Terry Pratchett

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Nothing can be compared to the new life that the discovery of another country provides for a thoughtful person. Although I am still the same I believe to have changed to the bones.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Italian Journey

Tahir Shah
“Buy a house in a foreign country and, it seems, that anything which can go wrong usually does.”
Tahir Shah, Travels With Myself

Joan Halifax
“Everybody has a geography that can be used for change that is why we travel to far off places. Whether we know it or not we need to renew ourselves in territories that are fresh and wild. We need to come home through the body of alien lands.”
Joan Halifax

“Louella remarked that when foreign nations had intercourse with this country they knew they had been intercoursed.”
Jack Woodford, The Autobiography of Jack Woodford

Petra Hermans
“Animals do communicate, for a long distance, by words, no one ever heard.”
Petra Hermans