"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."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Jose Manuel Barroso 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."Jose Manuel Barroso on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Jose Manuel Barroso on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Jose Manuel Barroso on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Jose Manuel Barroso on Saint Augustine
"I'll put it frankly - Britain has more influence in China than Norway or Switzerland, with all respect for the other countries."