65 Indonesia Quotes On Success In Life

These Indonesia quotes will inspire you. Indonesia officially the Republic of Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Indonesia quotes, Indonesia sayings, and Indonesia proverbs.

Best Indonesia Quotes

  1. “Americans in particular are myopic. They’re not traveling as much. When you were a college student, the next thing you would do on graduation was to take a year off and travel. That’s what I did. I went to Indonesia.” ~ Julie Taymor
  2. “This country, the Republic of Indonesia, does not belong to any group, nor to any religion, nor to any ethnic group, nor to any group with customs and traditions, but the property of all of us from Sabang to Merauke!” ~ Sukarno
  3. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” ~ Gustave Flaubert
  4. “You know, it’s a very sexist society, Indonesia.” ~ Fisher Stevens

  5. “We need the children of Indonesia and the Philippines to manufacture our freedom of choice.” ~ Marc Maron
  6. “The runs started in Thailand after the IMF intervened in such a dramatic way. Then the IMF came to Indonesia.” ~ Jeffrey Sachs
  7. “The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution.” ~ Jose Ramos-Horta
  8. “Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.” ~ Ahmed Ben Bella

  9. “The big nest was in Afghanistan, thats not quite cleared, then there are nests in the Philippines, there are nests in Indonesia, the Malaysians are clearing up their nests.” ~ Lee Kuan Yew
  10. “The attacks in Jordan, just like those before it in Indonesia, Egypt, Spain and the United States, demonstrate that terrorism does not discriminate by race, ethnicity or region. Instead, terrorists indiscriminately target those seeking to live a peaceful, loving and free life.” ~ Allyson Schwartz
  11. “Clearly, the Global Economy isn’t working for workers in China and Indonesia and Burma any more than it is for workers here in the United States.” ~ John Sweeney
  12. “In the ‘Nike Economy,’ there are no standards, no borders and no rules. Clearly, the global economy isn’t working for workers in China and Indonesia and Burma any more than it is for workers here in the United States.” ~ John J. Sweeney

  13. “Every award for me is important because it means a slap against militarism and fascism in Indonesia.” ~ Pramoedya Ananta Toer
  14. “I grew up overseas in Indonesia, and my school had a great art, music, and theatre program.” ~ Angela Kinsey
  15. “Once you see the drivers in Indonesia you understand why religion plays such a part in their lives.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  16. “After the Dutch left Indonesia, after the Indonesians got loose in 1945, the freemen were not as widely used, but then they went through a real Renaissance where military dictatorship took over.” ~ Joshua Oppenheimer

  17. “The BRIC countries – Brazil, India, China, Turkey, South Africa, Indonesia even, and Russia – are now new actors. Over the last eight years, China multiplied by seven its economic presence and penetration in the Middle East. And if this happens on economic terms and there is a shift towards the East, the relationship between these countries and Israel is completely different from the United States. And it means that the challenges are going to be different, because China is not supporting Israel the way the U.S. are supporting Israel.” ~ Tariq Ramadan
  18. “We need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago. I’d like to send him back to Kenya, back to Indonesia. We have to unmask this man. This is a man that seeks to destroy all concept of God. And I will tell you what, this is classical Marxist philosophy.” ~ Rafael Cruz
  19. “Indonesia, women are absolutely 100 percent equal to men” ~ Reza Aslan
  20. “I’m a doer, and whether it was the tsunami in Sri Lanka or the earthquake in Indonesia, I was always saying, I should be there; I should be helping out.” ~ Paul Walker

  21. “I’ve been to Indonesia, but I’ve never been to Thailand. I hear the people are lovely, the food is delicious, and that the heat and humidity are lethal.” ~ Ed Helms
  22. “Let’s talk about real fake news. If this were about a religion or if this were about a Muslim ban, then how come the largest Muslim nation on the planet…Indonesia, exactly, isn’t listed?” ~ Sebastian Gorka
  23. “Here’s my gut belief: Obama got a leg up by being admitted to both Occidental and Columbia as a foreign exchange student. He was raised as a young boy in Indonesia. But did his mother ever change him back to a U.S. citizen? When he returned to live with his grandparents in Hawaii or as he neared college-age preparing to apply to schools, did he ever change his citizenship back? I’m betting not.” ~ Wayne Allyn Root
  24. “The surfing – the waves in Indonesia are amazing.” ~ Rob Machado

  25. “I lived in Indonesia for four years and I understand trance and magic and where it comes from.” ~ Julie Taymor
  26. “Ive lived in Jakarta and have seen a lot more by living here, and I understand that theres so much more to Indonesia than just Bali and Jakarta.” ~ Tony Fernandes
  27. “I want to explore the art of pleasure in Italy, the art of devotion in India and, in Indonesia, the art of balancing the two. It was only later, after admitting this dream, that I noticed the happy coincidence that all these countries begin with the letter I. A fairly auspicious sign, it seemed, on a voyage of self-discovery.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  28. “If you want to appeal to everyone, you can’t do a world tour and expect black people to show up at every date – when you’re in Australia, when you’re in Dubai, when you’re in Indonesia.” ~ Kevin Hart

  29. “Nobody can see the trouble I see, nobody knows my sorrow.” ~ Soe Hok Gie
  30. “Indonesia isn’t the most beautiful country in the world. I don’t think so. Italy is much lovelier – and France too. It’s a very problematic country. And that’s why you have to stay here for the rest of your life. Indonesia is a process. It’s not a finished idea. It’s a practice, and a trial and error.” ~ Goenawan Mohamad , Indonesia quotes life
  31. “In Indonesia, I had spent two years at a Muslim school, two years at a Catholic school. In the Muslim school, the teacher wrote to tell my mother that I made faces during Koranic studies.” ~ Barack Obama
  32. “It was [the concept of] nationalism that Indonesia was established on. Not the Javanese, not the Sumatran, not the Bornean, Sulawesi, Bali or others, but the Indonesian, that together became the foundation of one nationale staat (nation-state).” ~ Sukarno

  33. “Going to the Far East was my first eye-opener to a world vastly different from my own. Then when I was 16 I lived in Paris for a year and studied mime. At 21 I went to Indonesia. I had planned to go for three months, but I stayed four years. I just got lost in the culture.” ~ Julie Taymor
  34. “Where do you come up with these zingers, Clint? Do you own some kind of joke factory in Indonesia where you’ve got eight-year-olds working ninety hours a week to deliver you that kind of top-quality witticism? There are boy bands with more original material.” ~ John Green
  35. “There is no way the Americans are going to be able to carry out a full scale war against Iraq and at the same time maintain the same kind of pressure on the Al Qaeda network in countries as diverse as Indonesia, Philippines, and Pakistan, as well as in Europe.” ~ Ahmed Rashid
  36. “We need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago – I’d like to send him back to Kenya, back to Indonesia. But not only that – we absolutely need to retake the Senate. It is imperative that we take the Senate.” ~ Rafael Cruz

  37. “It would be a huge mistake to abandon democracy promotion. Peaceful political change has been enormously successful in the past years in Eastern European countries as well as in countries like South Korea, South Africa, Chile and Indonesia. However, if possible, the use of force is something to avoid except in cases where genocide is threatened, like Bosnia or Libya or with regimes that threaten our security, like the Taliban and Saddam Hussein.” ~ Paul Wolfowitz
  38. “We haven’t seen a real volcanic event at least in 74,000 years – [Mount Toba] in Indonesia, in Sumatra, where the crater itself is 100 kilometers across. It was so monumental, what happened, that for a very long time the entire atmosphere of our planet was darkened. It’s not the lava and the heat per se; it’s the obscuring of the entire atmosphere, and it made it very difficult for the human race to survive.” ~ Werner Herzog
  39. “I think we should be prepared, given environmental and political change for large-scale migration. If sea levels rise and 200 million people in Bangladesh and 300 million people in Indonesia need to move, and the entire Chinese seaboard, New York City – that’s going to be huge.” ~ Mohsin Hamid
  40. “Very often we talk about India and China, but not really Malaysia and Indonesia. The potential in the shift to the East is going to be great and very important for this country.” ~ Tariq Ramadan

  41. “In early 1961 a new president, John F. Kennedy, was told by military leaders and civilian officials that the Kingdom of Laos – of no conceivable strategic importance to the U.S. – required the presence of American troops and perhaps even tactical nuclear weapons. Why? Because if Laos fell, Asia would go red from Thailand to Indonesia.” ~ Jeff Greenfield
  42. “The second part of that war was that Muslims came from all over the country to Pakistan, and they met each other. For the first time those men had an awareness of the Islamic world as a whole, not of just Egypt or Algeria or Indonesia, but of what Muslims call the Uma, the Islamic community. And that’s an extraordinarily important thing. And that emanated in Pakistan.” ~ Michael Scheuer
  43. “China is responsible for a lot of the major conservation issues we’re facing. It’s the main market for rhino horn. Tigers are being killed for tiger bone wine. They’re driving the tropical timber trade and illegal logging in Indonesia, and the trade in tropical reef fish.” ~ Mark Carwardine
  44. “Unless you live in Indonesia, there should be several malls within five miles of your home. It makes no difference whatsoever which one you go to: Under federal law, all malls in the United States must have the same 42 chain stores.” ~ Dave Barry

  45. “There’s Hezbollah, there’s Hamas, there is a whole range of terrorist targets out there related to Palestine and to Israel that we ought to be trying to deal with. And there’s a great deal of targets in the Philippines, Indonesia. You name it, there are a number of places where there are targets that we ought to be trying to deal with.” ~ Lawrence Eagleburger
  46. “If the U.S. wants to help people in tsunami-hit countries like Sri Lanka and Indonesia – not to mention other poor countries in Africa – there’s one step that would cost us nothing and would save hundreds of thousands of lives. It would be to allow DDT in malaria-ravaged countries.” ~ Nicholas D. Kristof
  47. “Gloucestershire police must be the envy of the human rights-abusing cop world. From Turkey to Indonesia they will say, ‘Kidnapping peace protestors! How did they get away with that one?'” ~ Mark Thomas
  48. “I did write some code in Java once, but that was the island in Indonesia.” ~ Richard Stallman

  49. “There’s a sense that we’ve obtained from various quarters in the Security Council that the notion of an international tribunal is not really practical. Certainly Indonesia is not convinced, and we get a sense that the rest of the Security Council will need to be convinced about the recommendations.” ~ Marty Natalegawa
  50. “In sum, U.S. history is no more violent and oppressive than the history of England, Russia, Indonesia, or Burundi – but neither is it exceptionally less violent.” ~ James W. Loewen
  51. “There is not going to be, we can be quite certain, there’s not going to be any action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by China or India or Indonesia or Brazil unless all developed countries are making a major effort. It will still be a big job to get them in, even if we are all making the effort. But our making the effort is a necessary condition.” ~ Ross Garnaut
  52. “I think the Democrats are actually worried he (Obama) may go to Indonesia and bow to more Muslims.” ~ Rick Santorum

  53. “Our challenge is much more pervasive than it would be if we were just facing one enemy in one place. [Instead there is] the Middle East, Iraq, North Korea, Iran. There’s a relatively long list that we believe are linked to the al Qaeda network in the Philippines, in Indonesia and in Yemen and other places. That makes it very clear that this is a global network.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  54. “We face the gravest threat that civilization has ever confronted. It’s global in nature and requires a global solution. Increased CO2 emissions anywhere, whether from China or the United States or from one of the countries that is burning its forests like Brazil or Indonesia.” ~ Al Gore
  55. “There’s the complex categorization of low warmth/high competence. This is the hostile stereotype of Asian Americans by white America, of Jews in Europe, of Indo-Pakistanis in East Africa, of Lebanese in West Africa, of ethnic Chinese in Indonesia, and of the rich by the poor most everywhere. It’s the same low-high derogation: They’re cold, greedy, clannish – -but, dang, they’re sure good at making money and you should go to one who is a doctor if you’re seriously sick.” ~ Robert M. Sapolsky
  56. “When you’re on MTV Asia, you’re like royalty. When you walk down the streets of the Philippines or Indonesia, everyone wants to try to touch you.” ~ Kerri Kasem

  57. “During my travels in Iraq, Israel, Gaza, Brazil, Indonesia, Japan, Europe and all over the United States, I have seen and heard the voices of people who want change. They want the stabilization of the economy, education and healthcare for all, renewable energy and an environmental vision with an eye on generations to come.” ~ Michael Franti
  58. “But it’s not just the cattle producers, it’s all the attendant industries like transport and shipping and feed producers and the like. There will be enormous ramifications across the beef industry generally as a result of the Government’s decision to ban all exports to all of the abattoirs in Indonesia.” ~ Julie Bishop
  59. “The most spectacular UFO incident in Indonesia occurred when during the height of President Sukarno’s confrontation against Malaysia, UFOs penetrated a well-defended area in Java for two weeks at a stretch, and each time were welcomed with perhaps the heaviest anti-aircraft barrage in history.” ~ Cael Sanderson
  60. “It’s tough to figure out how do we compete in Europe and North America, when obviously a living wage for us is very different than a living wage in Indonesia.” ~ John Malkovich

  61. “I have some figures which compare the cost of one kilo of airplane compared to one kilo of rice. One kilo of airplane costs thirty thousand US dollars and one kilo of rice is seven cents. And if you want to pay for your one kilo of high-tech products with a kilo of rice, I don’t think we have enough.” ~ B. J. Habibie
  62. “Today, practically every country outside the West is undergoing an intellectual, political, and cultural churning, from China to Bolivia, Egypt to Indonesia, but we haven’t really had, after the 1960s, a major oppositional culture in Western Europe and America. The Occupy movement was so startling and welcome partly because it was the first such eruption of mass protests in decades.” ~ Pankaj Mishra
  63. “I have had people come to the site from all over the world. The US and Canada predominantly, but also Brazil and South Africa and Greece and Indonesia and Hong Kong and Ireland and Argentina and Spain and Israel and Australia.” ~ Sophie Blackall

  64. “Look at Senegal, about 90% of the Muslims in Senegal are Tijani or Qadiri Sufis. Among them, they have very great teachers who have written poems about al-Hallaj, and they have not been killed. In fact, it’s Sufism that brought Islam through all of Senegal, right under our noses the last couple of centuries. And you can go down the same line through Indonesia and Malaysia.” ~ Seyyed Hossein Nasr
  65. “To achieve effectiveness and legitimacy it is time to scrap the right of veto given to permanent members of the UN, or at least severely restrict its use. It is also time to either abandon the idea of permanent membership or broaden it to reflect the rise of non-Western states to the status of global leaders (e.g. Brazil, India, Indonesia, Turkey, South Africa), and to downgrade European representation by either giving the European Union a single seat or rotating a European state among Germany, France, UK, and Italy.” ~ Richard A. Falk

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