“You can’t be a Real Country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”
“There’s nothing wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn’t cure.”
“I’ve just returned from Boston. It’s the only thing to do if you find yourself up there.”
“A small town is a place where there’s no place to go where you shouldn’t.”
“I don’t even know what street Canada is on.”
travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Things change in
different countries as people grow, and as generations change.
There are big
countries and small countries, rich and poor, those with long democratic
traditions and those still finding their way to democracy.
well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Charles de Montesquieu
The strength of a
nation derives from the integrity of the home.
culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
The greatness of
a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.