"I associate going to an airport with work because I travel so much with my job. So when I have a few days free from work, I tend to stay at home."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Evelyn Glennie on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Evelyn Glennie on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Evelyn Glennie on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Evelyn Glennie on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Evelyn Glennie on Saint Augustine
"I walk into a kids' store, and it's amazing, the types of instruments - little squeaky things, rattling things, spinning tops."
"The human body and mind are tremendous forces that are continually amazing scientists and society. Therefore, we have no choice but to keep an open mind as to what the human being can achieve."
"Music is about communication... it isn't just something that maybe physically sounds good or orally sounds interesting it's something far, far deeper than that."
"Once you're in a particular country, and you're surrounded by musicians who are so adept at traditional music, you suddenly realize how much there is to explore and digest and learn and experience."
"Marimba is much more of a wood-type experience and there is no real possibility of getting a dry sound, and getting that contrast in the same way that you can in a vibraphone."