"The fact that people will pay you to talk to people and travel to interesting places and write about what intrigues you, I am just amazed by that."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Nicholas D. Kristof 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."Nicholas D. Kristof on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Nicholas D. Kristof on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Nicholas D. Kristof on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Nicholas D. Kristof on Saint Augustine
"There is an element of anger among women who've been raped. There's certainly a major element of humiliation. But it really does seem like a medical condition of shock and horror."
"Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives."
"The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food."
"The U.N. Population Fund has a maternal health program in some Cameroon hospitals, but it doesn't operate in this region. It's difficult to expand, because President Bush has cut funding."
"Neither left nor right has focused adequately on maternal health."