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“People do not have roots, like plants. A person is mobile, free as the wind, and meant to manifest who they are wherever they happen to be.”

LaDonna Harris, former President of Americans for Indian Opportunity

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Great Quote

“The most compelling reason to learn the language of another land is because of the symbolic significance of the act of communication. At its most fundamental, the attempt to speak with people in a foreign country is an acknowledgment of their humanity and individual worth (as it is, perforce, an indication of our own), a sign that we take them and their concerns seriously.” 

Craig Storti, The Art of Crossing Cultures

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Great Quote

“Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages.”

Author and former Miami Herald humor columnist Dave Barry

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