We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure.— Jawaharlal Nehru
Floundering Study Abroad quotations
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
Study nature. Love nature. Stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
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.
The spirit of seeking understanding through personal contact with people of other nations and other cultures deserves the respect and support of all.
Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
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.
...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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The benefits of studying abroad are almost endless.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
...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.
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.
'Mary Poppins' was one of the best experiences of my life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There is no substitute for the riches gained on a lifetime basis by the young American who studies or works abroad.
People put 'study abroad' on their resume.
I actually like when they don't study abroad because that means they aren't entitled.
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.
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.
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.
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.