91 Study Abroad Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of study abroad quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about going abroad.

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The Most Famous Study Abroad Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I was a typical French student of the 1990s - I imagined that, after a short excursion, I would work the rest of my life at home. — Emmanuelle Charpentier

I got to go to Malaysia, Germany, Switzerland, Madrid, America. — Parminder Nagra

My mother would take groups of students to different countries and always brought us along, so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia, China, Nicaragua and several other countries. — Eliza Dushku

Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves. — Euripides

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. — Miriam Beard

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. — Ernest Hemingway

I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home, so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese. — Mira Sorvino

If you're feeling insecure and you need to feel special, the best place to go is somewhere foreign where people treat you as special because you're different. — Kristin Scott Thomas

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To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. — Aldous Huxley

To travel is to take a journey into yourself. — Danny Kaye

Short Study Abroad Quotes

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  • We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. — Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. — Gustave Flaubert
  • I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list. — Susan Sontag
  • Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. — Terry Pratchett
  • The benefits of studying abroad are almost endless. — Michelle Obama
  • 'Mary Poppins' was one of the best experiences of my life. — Dick Van Dyke

Study Abroad Image Quotes

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Study abroad quote by Susan Sontag

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list. — Susan Sontag

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Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing.

Travel Abroad Quotes

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Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. — Ibn Battuta

Take only memories, leave only footprints. — Chief Seattle

Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you've never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground. — Judith Thurman

People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad. — Marcel Proust

If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad. — Jane Austen

The Wanderlust has got me... by the belly-aching fire — Robert W. Service

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. — Bill Bryson

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness. — Ray Bradbury

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality. — Samuel Johnson

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. Mary — Mary Anne Radmacher

Going Abroad Quotes

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America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. — John Quincy Adams

Unless I am sure I am doing more at home to send the gospel abroad than I can do abroad, I am bound to go. — A. B. Simpson

How do we say, why do you keep voting for people who are giving more tax breaks to billionaires, who are going to send your jobs abroad, not going to let you form a union, not going to allow your kids to go to college? Why do you keep voting for these guys? — Bernie Sanders

The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about. — Tucker Carlson

We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. — Henry David Thoreau

Once a year go someplace you've never been. — Dalai Lama

My experiences of traveling abroad and going to Italy with my father, having to break down a gigantic electric chair to get on trains. You've got three minutes. You go to Pompeii and there are shockingly few accessible hotels in a city that was covered in volcanic ash. — Zach Anner

Words are the soul's ambassadors, who go / Abroad upon her errands to and fro. — James Howell

I thought I would be at United for a couple of years, maybe three or four, and then go abroad somewhere. But I just fell in love with Manchester United. I fell in love with winning, fell in love with the history of the club and being part of it was something I could never have imagined. — Rio Ferdinand

You must understand the environment in Pakistan. This has become a moneymaking concern. A lot of people say if you want to go abroad and get a visa for Canada or citizenship and be a millionaire, get yourself raped. — Pervez Musharraf

Living Abroad Quotes

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We have a problem that we have to fix in El Salvador - We have been sending migrants to the United States and elsewhere since the '80s and now we have almost a quarter of our population living abroad. — Nayib Bukele

Life is something that everyone should try at least once. — Henry Tillman

I want to create awareness amongst the common people of Pakistan and I generally appeal to the Pakistani people living here and abroad for help and they provide me with the necessary resources. — Abdul Sattar Edhi

When satire flies abroad on falsehood's wing, Short is her life, and impotent her sting; But when to truth allied, the wound she gives Sinks deep, and to remotest ages lives. — Charles Churchill

The great and good do no die even in this world. Embalmed in books, their spirits walk abroad. The book is a living voice. It is an intellect to which one still listens. — Samuel Smiles

It's worth living abroad to study up on genteel and delicate manners. The maid smiles continuously; she smiles like a duchess on a stage, while at the same time it is clear from her face that she is exhausted from overwork. — Anton Chekhov

There are a great number of Mexicans who live every day worried about the lack of employment and opportunities. Those conditions also damage the image of Mexico abroad, and that is the Mexico that must be transformed. — Enrique Pena Nieto

The best way to travel abroad is to live with the locals. — Zach Braff

Living standards in both the public and private sector have to be brought down. The private sector has to sell more abroad and consume less at home. The government sector has to get closer to just spending what it can collect in taxes. — John Redwood

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide. — Abraham Lincoln

Working Abroad Quotes

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We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the Protestant ethic of hard work and sacrifices. Capitalism was built on the exploitation of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor, both black and white, both here and abroad. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

...International education cannot be the work of one country. It is the responsibility and promise of all nations. It calls for free exchange and full collaboration...The knowledge of our citizens is one treasure which grows only when it is shared. — Lyndon B. Johnson

A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty people unless he goes abroad. A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens. — George Stigler

You are not the same person working alone as you are in a group; in a romantic setting versus an educational one; when you are with close friends or in an anonymous crowd; or when you are traveling abroad as when at home base. — Philip Zimbardo

I wanted to be a missionary and work abroad, but girls started to become a bigger part of my life around the time I lost interest in the priesthood. — James McAvoy

Let us not forget that the European Community started as a project for peace after the terrible Second World War. And today people take for granted the freedom to travel, to study, to work abroad. And the citizens of one country have almost exactly the same rights as another country. — Jose Manuel Barroso

It is utterly impossible to divorce the story of student awakenings from the course of missions in countries overseas. From the beginning, one of the most immediate and dramatic effects of college revivals has been the recruitment of personnel for the work of Christ abroad. — J. Edwin Orr

Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach. — William Ellery Channing

For me, when I have the opportunity to exhibit abroad, I feel that the public understands some points I have raised and are open-minded and make an effort to understand my work, but there are still certain things that remain inaccessible. — Rirkrit Tiravanija

I would love to travel around the world working for a travel company taking students abroad on cultural immersion trips. — Karen Russell

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More Study Abroad Quotes

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I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them. — Nelson Mandela

The spirit of seeking understanding through personal contact with people of other nations and other cultures deserves the respect and support of all. — Gerald R. Ford

Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice. — Maya Lin

International exchanges are not a great tide to sweep away all differences, but they will slowly wear away at the obstacles to peace as surely as water wears away a hard stone. — George H. W. Bush

Even in challenging economic times, making sure that study abroad is part of our college students' education is a vital investment. If we want a new generation of leaders and innovators who can be effective in an ever more globalized world, sending our students overseas is not a luxury. It's a necessity. — Rick Steves

My early years abroad were spent mainly upon the European Continent, and public duties since have led me to make prolonged stays in various Continental states France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia where the study of Continental statesmen has been almost forced upon me. — Andrew Dickson White

These (literary) studies are the food of youth, and consolation of age; they adorn prosperity, and are the comfort and refuge of adversity; they are pleasant at home, and are no incumbrance abroad; they accompany us at night, in our travels, and in our rural retreats. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad, you're actually helping to make America stronger. — Michelle Obama

So we know that it's not enough for us to simply encourage more people to study abroad. We also need to make sure that they can actually afford it. — Michelle Obama

It is worthwhile to engage in something that is close to one's heart. I had a scholarship. So if I donate money to give brilliant Chinese students an opportunity to study abroad, then this embodies everything I believe in: education, globalization, social mobility. I am an example of social mobility. — Zhang Xin

Make no mistake, our military readiness is already suffering. According to a recent RAND study, the Army has been stretched so thin that active-duty soldiers are now spending one of every two years abroad, leaving little of the Army left in any appropriate condition to respond to crises that may emerge elsewhere in the world. — Russ Feingold

...the exchange of students...should be vastly expanded...Information and education are powerful forces in support of peace. Just as war begins in the minds of men, so does peace. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

I just think we can't do enough of this [student exchanges]... And when you get young children traveling internationally, I think they come back different people. And you can't put a price tag - you can't put a value on that. — Arne Duncan

These studies are a spur to the young, a delight to the old: an ornament in prosperity, a consoling refuge in adversity; they are pleasure for us at home, and no burden abroad; they stay up with us at night, they accompany us when we travel, they are with us in our country visits. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

No one who has lived through the second half of the 20th century could possibly be blind to the enormous impact of exchange programs on the future of countries. — William J. Clinton

A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies. — Confucius

It's not like I studied abroad, I went to school and university in New Delhi. So many people in India think of me on the level of big artists, which is wonderful - and also an enormous responsibility. — Manish Arora

John Walker Lindh, a twenty-year-old American studying in Pakistan, was captured in Northern Afghanistan fighting for the Taliban. Experts call it the worst semester abroad program ever. — Jimmy Fallon

It was my mother, despite the limitations placed on women of her time by society, who insisted I be allowed to go abroad to study, in sturdy defiance of the male elders of the family, who protested and decided that I should be married off instead. — Dalia Grybauskaite

There is no substitute for the riches gained on a lifetime basis by the young American who studies or works abroad. — Letitia Baldrige

People put 'study abroad' on their resume. I actually like when they don't study abroad because that means they aren't entitled. — Millard Drexler

Studies are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; they are companions by night, and in travel, and in the country. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Other relaxations are peculiar to certain times, places and stages of life, but the study of letters is the nourishment of our youth, and the joy of our old age. They throw an additional splendor on prosperity, and are the resource and consolation of adversity; they delight at home, and are no embarrassment abroad; in short, they are company to us at night, our fellow travelers on a journey, and attendants in our rural recesses. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is a flickering spark in us all which, if struck at just the right age...can light the rest of our lives, elevating our ideals, deepening our tolerance, and sharpening our appetite for knowledge about the rest of the world. Educational and cultural exchanges...provide a perfect opportunity for this precious spark to grow, making us more sensitive and wiser international citizens through our careers. — Ronald Reagan

Our nation must engage with the rest of the world. But to be successful, we must listen. Our interaction with the world must be a conversation, not a monologue... these exchanges are a strategic pillar of our nation's public diplomacy. — Dina Powell

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