Globalization Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old globalization quotes, globalization sayings, and globalization proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Globalizing a bad thing makes it worse. But globalizing a good thing is usually good. Richard Stallman
We talk about globalization today as if it's some great big new thing, that we've all just discovered. But there's really nothing new about it. Jacqueline Winspear
Globalization has enriched the planet beyond belief, leading to ever-increased demands of perfection. And thanks to 24/7 communications, we all instantaneously know when these expectations aren't met. Victor Davis Hanson
In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television, everyone all over the world realizes that high energy usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth. John Olver
Globalization creates economic policies where the transnationals lord over us, and the result is misery and unemployment. Evo Morales
Diversification and globalization are the keys to the future. Fujio Mitarai
This globalization is lifting up hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. The Left needs to see that. Chrystia Freeland
With globalization and with a lot of power evaporating from the nation-states, the late-19th century established hierarchies of importance, or 'pecking orders' of cultures, presenting assimilation as an advancement or promotion, dissolved. Zygmunt Bauman
No generation has had the opportunity, as we now have, to build a global economy that leaves no-one behind. It is a wonderful opportunity, but also a profound responsibility. Bill Clinton
Globalization is a strategy of liberalization that becomes an economic nightmare for the poor. Anonymous
Globalization is now no longer an objective but an imperative, as markets open and geographic barriers become increasingly blurred and even irrelevant. Jack Welch
Globalization means we have to re-examine some of our ideas, and look at ideas from other countries, from other cultures, and open ourselves to them. And that's not comfortable for the average person. Herbie Hancock
Globalization offers us enormous opportunities in the race to leapfrog in development processes. It also obliges us to set in motion processes which would minimize its risks. Manmohan Singh
The regime of globalization promotes an unfettered marketplace as the dynamic instrument organizing international relations. William Greider
Globalization is the process by which markets integrate worldwide. Michael Spence
In this era of globalization we are witnessing struggles within individual states about what their identity and interests consist in. Dale Jamieson
Globalization could be the answer to many of the world's seemingly intractable problems. But this requires strong democratic foundations based on a political will to ensure equity and justice. Sharan Burrow
Globalization is not a monolithic force but an evolving set of consequences - some good, some bad and some unintended. It is the new reality. John B. Larson
Globalization is a fact of economic life. Carlos Salinas de Gortari
It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity. Kofi Annan
Globalization exists but we shouldn't conflate globalization with trade agreements. Trade agreements is how we can shape globalization. Michael Froman
Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view. Helen Fisher
Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes. Ulrich Beck
Globalization can be a great opportunity. Emmanuel Macron
Globalization is simply opening the free marketplace to encompass the entire world. P. J. O'Rourke
Globalization is a fact, because of technology, because of an integrated global supply chain, because of changes in transportation. And we're not going to be able to build a wall around that. Barack Obama
Globalization is stirring widespread economic anxiety, and middle class incomes have stagnated while a class of super-rich has emerged. Nina Easton
With the growth of both urbanization and globalization, consumers are becoming increasingly disconnected from their food. Denise Morrison
Globalization cannot take shape without the speed of light. Paul Virilio
We must take care that globalization does not become something people become afraid of. Gerhard Schroder
One day there will be no borders, no boundaries, no flags and no countries and the only passport will be the heart. Carlos Santana
Globalization is a form of totalitarianism. It is the rich who rule, and the poor live as they can. Jose Saramago
Globalization has taken a hit in that there is some sand in the gears because most of us have supply chains that are all over the world that we've had to lengthen. Jack Welch
Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support. Paul Samuelson
Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas. Jack Welch
Our global economy is out of control and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics. David Korten
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world. Jimmy Carter
Globalization is a policy, not an act of God. Jimmy Carter
Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth, and they lead to lower prices on many goods. Robert Reich
Globalization was a deep trend pushed by technology and right ideas, as much as anything else. Jeffrey Sachs
Globalization is a form of artificial intelligence. Erol Ozan
Globalization means standardization. The very rich and the very poor must want the same things, but only the rich can have them. Arundhati Roy
Globalization means that business strategy and business ethics cannot be separated from each other. Ofra Strauss
That's just globalization. It's got good sides as well. But scenes aren't allowed to develop on their own anymore. Everyone knows about everything. Aphex Twin
Globalization is a great thing, but it needs a legal framework in which to blossom. Loretta Napoleoni
Globalization has made national boundaries more porous but not irrelevant. Nor does globalization mean the creation of a universal community. Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Globalization has rendered the world increasingly interdependent, but international politics is still based on the sovereignty of states. George Soros
Globalization is incredibly efficient but also so far incredibly unjust. Pascal Lamy
The essence of globalization is a subordination of human rights, of labor rights, consumer, environmental rights, democracy rights, to the imperatives of global trade and investment. Ralph Nader
The triumph of economic globalization has inspired a wave of techno-savvy investigative activists who are as globally minded as the corporations they track. Naomi Klein
Every day one reads meretricious babble about 'globalization' and the abolition of frontiers most of it amounting to little more than celebration of the worldwide availability of Wheel of Fortune. Hitchens
Globalization, usually the company song of the American corporate strategy, stops at the water's edge and turns prickly and isolationist when it comes to the rights of others to judge American actions. Hitchens
Globalization has made copper and other minerals more valuable, and Ghana and Kenya have recently discovered mineral resources. Bill Gates
The current pandemic will influence global politics and society as other diseases have in the past. Jeffrey D. Sachs
Throughout history, it has been important to understand the threats arising from globalization and to face them head-on, not by ending the benefits of globalization, but by using the means of international cooperation to control the negative consequences of global-scale interconnectedness. Jeffrey D. Sachs
Globalization enables one part of the world to learn from others. Jeffrey D. Sachs
The history of globalization is a history of humanity's glorious achievements, cruelties, and self-inflicted harms and of the great complexities of achieving progress in the midst of crisis. Jeffrey D. Sachs
Globalization not only exacerbated the already too-high level of inequality among individuals but also deeply weakened many communities. Joseph E. Stiglitz
Globalization has put a greater burden on governments to offset its adverse effects on so many at the bottom. But at the same time, it reduced their capacity to deal with the problems; globalization set off a race to the bottom among countries offering low taxes to corporations and individuals. Joseph E. Stiglitz
Globalization, as it has been managed, has contributed to growing inequality—including the evisceration of the middle class—even if it is not the only, or most important force giving rise to this inequality. Joseph E. Stiglitz
Others condemn globalization as a destructive force that annihilates traditional communal values, wrecks our planet, and stretches social disparities beyond sustainable levels. Manfred B. Steger
Globalization is about intensifying planetary interconnectivity. Manfred B. Steger
Globalization is a product of a large number of firms competing against one another in an increasing number of global economies. Robert E. Hoskisson
Globalization increases the range of opportunities for companies competing in the current competitive landscape. Robert E. Hoskisson
While globalization will make the world smaller and more accessible, we must continue to appreciate its vibrant diversity. Jean Phillipe Courtois
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom. Nelson Mandela
We are aware that globalization doesn't mean global friendship but global competition and, therefore, conflict. That doesn't mean we will all destroy each other, but it is no happy global village, either. Rene Girard
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. Hillary Clinton
Globalization is going to bring us closer and closer together across nations and technology you can't stop. John P. Kotter
I recognize that globalization has helped many people rise out of poverty, but it has also damned many others to starve to death. It is true that global wealth is growing in absolute terms, but inequalities have also grown and new poverty has arisen. Pope Francis
If globalization is to succeed, it must succeed for the poor and rich alike. It must deliver rights no less than riches. It must provide social justice and equity no less than economic prosperity and enhanced communication. Kofi Annan
Globalization is exposing new fault lines - between urban and rural communities, for example. Ban Ki Moon
We live in an era of globalization and the era of the woman. Never in the history of the world have women been more in control of their destiny. Oscar de la Renta
The benefits of globalization do not trickle down automatically. It takes politics to make sure that there is a benefit. Margareth Vestager
Globalization that has swept away the barriers to the movement of goods, ideas, and people has also swept with it barriers that confined and localized security threats. Mohammed ElBaradei
This is a basic requirement the meaning of globalization is that we should admit that the economy of each country is dependent on the economy of all the others. Richard Grasso
Globalization is very destructive to our species. Varg Vikernes
Globalization doesn't have to be a bad thing as long as the government provides us all with the tools to cope in a changing world. John B. Larson