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tourist Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about tourist
  1. #1
    “You’ve always been a tourist here, you just didn’t know it.”
  2. #2
    “The vacationers dropped their voices, and even though Mahmoud couldn’t understand what they were saying, he could hear the disgust in their words. This wasn’t what the tourists had paid for. They were supposed to be on holiday, seeing ancient ruins and beautiful Greek beaches, not stepping over filthy, praying refugees.
    They only see us when we do something they don’t want us to do, Mahmoud realized.”
  3. #3
    “The thing you have always suspected about yourself the minute you become a tourist is true: A tourist is an ugly human being.”
  4. #4
    “A ugly thing, that us what you are when you become a tourist, an ugly, empty thing [...] and it will never occur to you that the people who inhabit the place in which you have paused cannot stand you.”
  5. #5
    “That the native does not like the tourist is not hard to explain. For every native of every place is a potential tourist, and every tourist is a native of somewhere.”