65 Passport Quotes On Success In Life

These passport quotes will inspire you. Passport, a formal document issued by an authorized official of a country to one of its citizens that is usually necessary for exit from and re-entry into the country, that allows the citizen to travel in a foreign country in accordance with visa requirements, and that requests protection for the citizen while abroad.

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

Best Passport Quotes

  1. “Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  2. “Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.” ~ Al Gore
  3. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” ~ Malcolm X
  4. “Yes, you need a passport to prove to the world that you exist. The people at passport control, they cannot look at you and see you are a person. No! They have to look at a little photograph of you. Then they believe you exist.” ~ Jeffrey Eugenides

  5. “The three most important documents a free society gives are a birth certificate, a passport, and a library card.” ~ E. L. Doctorow
  6. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” ~ Diane von Furstenberg
  7. “There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  8. “I’ve got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don’t have to ask anybody.” ~ Joanna Lumley

  9. “Prayer is the passport to peace.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  10. “All effective actions require the passport of morality.” ~ Saul
  11. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  12. “It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it’s not, it’s a visa, and it runs out fast.” ~ Julie Burchill

  13. “I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  14. “The border means more than a customs house, a passport officer, a man with a gun. Over there everything is going to be different; life is never going to be quite the same again after your passport has been stamped.” ~ Graham Greene
  15. “My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery-just stark me.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  16. “The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  17. “In my hand luggage, I always have my camera, iPod, make-up bag, toothbrush, cleansing products, clean underwear, socks, and a change of clothes in case anything goes missing at the other end – and of course my passport.” ~ Lisa Snowdon
  18. “One of the great moments of my life was when I could write musician on my passport.” ~ Jon Anderson
  19. “I beg young people to travel. If you don’t have a passport, get one………there are lessons that you can’t get out of a book that are waiting for you at the other end of that flight. A lot of people – Americans and Europeans – come back and go, “ohhhhh.” And the lightbulb goes on.” ~ Henry Rollins
  20. “I do so much traveling in my work that my suitcase is always packed, with my passport ready. I rarely unpack, as I am constantly on the move.” ~ Jools Holland

  21. “In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.” ~ Herman Melville , Passport quotes travel
  22. “Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don’t even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English.” ~ Michael Moore
  23. “Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known. Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  24. “Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen… Their faith is their passport.” ~ David Ben-Gurion

  25. “A passport picture is a photo of a man that he can laugh at without realizing that it looks exactly the way his friends see him.” ~ Phyllis Diller
  26. “Education is our passport to the future.” ~ Malcolm X
  27. “He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return.” ~ Graham Greene4
  28. “The future’s another country, man… And I still ain’t got a passport.” ~ Zadie Smith

  29. “It is not the truth, but opinion that can travel the world without a passport.” ~ Walter Raleigh
  30. “The wise traveler [to Beirut] will pack shirts or blouses with ample breast pockets. Reaching inside a jacket for your passport looks too much like going for the draw and puts armed men out of countenance” ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  31. “The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class – it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity.” ~ Anna Julia Cooper
  32. “We have a great dream. It started way back in 1776, and God grant that America will be true to her dream.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  33. “Since the dawn of time man understands that suffering, faced with no fear, is his passport to freedom.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  34. “I beg young people to travel. If you don’t have a passport, get one. Take a summer, get a backpack and go to Delhi, go to Saigon, go to Bangkok, go to Kenya. Have your mind blown. Eat interesting food. Dig some interesting people. Have an adventure. Be careful. Come back and you’re going to see your country differently, you’re going to see your president differently, no matter who it is. Music, culture, food, water. Your showers will become shorter. You’re going to get a sense of what globalization looks like.” ~ Henry Rollins
  35. “You’ll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things.” ~ Jamie Tworkowski
  36. “Don’t be surprised if I demur, for, be advised my passport’s green.” ~ Seamus Heaney

  37. “My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.” ~ Steve McCurry
  38. “I have an identity crisis which is not resolved because I’m a dual citizen. My whole family is American, and I was born in India but I was raised in Canada. But all my extended family is American, I’ve held an American passport and I’ve spent my whole adult life in between New York and LA. So I feel like an American… and I also feel like a Canadian! I wish more people were dual citizens and then I wouldn’t feel like such a freak.” ~ Emily Haines
  39. “My Irish passport makes me look like a chief of staff for the Provisional IRA.” ~ Jack Higgins
  40. “We’re born first humans then after they stamp our passport.” ~ Alfonso Cuaron

  41. “Poetry feels like a country I visit without a passport, where I look around furtively, grab hold of something precious, and try to smuggle it back across the border. Any poem I get written down feels like contraband to me.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  42. “I can walk into someone’s house, kiss their wife, sit down at their table, and eat their dinner. I can lift a passport at an airport, and in twenty minutes it will seem like it’s mine. I can be a blackbird staring in the window. I can be a cat creeping along a ledge. I can go anywhere I want and do the worst things I can imagine, with nothing to ever connect me to those crimes. Today I look like me, but tomorrow I could look like you. I could be you.” ~ Holly Black
  43. “There’s an idea that it’s hard to be a woman artist. People assume that women have fewer opportunities, less power. But it’s not any harder to be a woman artist than to be a male artist. We all take what we are given and use the parts of ourselves that feed the work. We make our way. Photographers, men and women, are particularly lucky. Photography lets you find yourself. It is a passport to people and places and to possibilities.” ~ Annie Leibovitz
  44. “When you represent a club it’s about values and qualities, not about passports.” ~ Arsene Wenger

  45. “Not having a passport makes me very blasé about what appears in foreign periodicals since I know I’ll never see it.” ~ David Foster Wallace
  46. “I couldn’t speak Japanese very well, passport regulations were changing, I felt British and my future was in Britain. And it would also make me eligible for literary awards. But I still think I’m regarded as one of their own in Japan.” ~ Kazuo Ishiguro
  47. “He had undoubtedly not availed himself of the ministry archives, archives that might have revealed to him that Iranian diplomats in Paris, from this, his own Foreign Ministry, had taken it upon themselves to issue Iranian passports to Jews escaping the very Holocaust they were aware of, but that he now denied.” ~ Hooman Majd
  48. “I had to get a second passport in a hurry.” ~ Andrew Young

  49. “I find having your own car is like a passport to the world.” ~ Gloria Whelan
  50. “Because I hold an Israeli passport, I have a share in all the wrongs that are done to the Palestinians. . . . I want to be able to say that I did all I could to prevent the bloodshed.” ~ Chana Bloch
  51. “A camera can get you close without the burden of commitment. It’s a nifty device that way, a magical passport into people’s lives with no permanent strings attached.” ~ Nina Berman
  52. “White privilege is like an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, maps, passports, codebooks, visas, clothes, tools, and blank checks.” ~ Peggy McIntosh

  53. “I yell and scream like they do. I’m the worst of them. Totally. I’m a nightmare. Once they gave me the passport that was it – started throwing my hands in the air, drinking red wine, and flying off the handle.” ~ John Kirwan
  54. “How sweet and gracious, even in common speech, Is that fine sense which men call Courtesy! Wholesome as air and genial as the light, Welcome in every clime as breath of flowers, It transmutes aliens into trusting friends, And gives its owner passport round the globe.” ~ James Thomas Fields
  55. “O sancta simplicitas! What strange simplification and falsification mankind lives on! One can never cease to marvel once one has acquired eyes for this marvel! How we have made everything around us bright and free and easy and simple! How we have known how to bestow on our senses a passport to everything superficial, on our thoughts a divine desire for wanton gambling and false conclusions! – how we have from the very beginning understood how to retain our ignorance so as to enjoy an almost inconceivable freedom, frivolity, impetuosity, bravery, cheerfulness of life, so as to enjoy life!” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  56. “Someone once told me that movies are a universal passport. And its true, wherever you go.” ~ Benh Zeitlin

  57. “Languages are jealous sovereigns, and passports are rarely allowed for travelers to cross their strictly guarded borders.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  58. “To the south, along the curve of the coast, Hezbollah is launching Katyushas, but I’m loath to say too much about them. The Party of God has a copy of every journalist’s passport, and they’ve already hassled a number of us and threatened one.” ~ Tom Gross
  59. “My white skin disgusts me. My passport disgusts me. They are the marks of an insufferable privilege bought at the price of others’ agony. If I could peel myself inside out I would be glad. If I could become part of the oppressed I would be free.” ~ Robin Morgan
  60. “When you look like your passport photo, it’s time to go home.” ~ Erma Bombeck

  61. “If there’s only one nation in the sky, shouldn’t all passports be valid for it?” ~ Yann Martel
  62. “Books hold no passports. There’s only one true literary tradition: the human.” ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  63. “I’m a dual citizen, as are my husband and children. We have got eight passports between us; we’re weighed down by them whenever we go anywhere.” ~ Emily Mortimer

  64. “… the man took my passport and asked me the purpose of my visit, I wrote in my daybook, ‘To mourn,’ and then, ‘To try to live,’ he gave me a look and asked if I would consider that business or pleasure, I wrote, ‘Neither.’ ‘For how long do you plan to mourn and try to live?’ I wrote, ‘For the rest of my life.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  65. “The other day I found her passport in her drawer when I was putting away my dad’s laundered handkerchiefs. I wish I hadn’t. For the purpose of my story, she should have it with her. I sat on my dad’s bed and flipped through page after empty page. No stamps. No exotic locales. No travel-worn smudges or creases. Just the ID information and my mother’s black-and-white photo which if it were used in a psychology textbook on the meaning of facial expressions would be labelled: Obscenely, heartbreakingly hopeful.” ~ Miriam Toews

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