citizen of the world


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a citizen of the world

One who feels comfortable in any country. Her many travels have caused her to become a citizen of the world.
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citizen of the world

a person who is at home in any country.
See also: citizen, of, world
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And then a cosmopolite sat in one of them, and I was glad, for I held a theory that since Adam no true citizen of the world has existed.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island, cut off from other lands, but a continent, that joins to them.
I have done, and am doing, what a good citizen of the world should do.
At last at the age of thirty-two he achieved success with a series of periodical essays later entitled 'The Citizen of the World,' in which he criticized European politics and society with skill and insight.
I feel more like a citizen of the world at the sight of the palm-leaf which will cover so many flaxen New England heads the next summer, the Manilla hemp and cocoanut husks, the old junk, gunny bags, scrap iron, and rusty nails.
I am a citizen of the world, ma'am,' said the blind man, corking his bottle, 'and if I seem to conduct myself with freedom, it is therefore.
Indeed, there were many, especially among the very young men, who saw, or fancied that they saw, in Dorian Gray the true realization of a type of which they had often dreamed in Eton or Oxford days, a type that was to combine something of the real culture of the scholar with all the grace and distinction and perfect manner of a citizen of the world.
I am a citizen of the world, and I have met, in my time, with so many different sorts of virtue, that I am puzzled, in my old age, to say which is the right sort and which is the wrong.
We now have a president who is proud to be an American citizen and who puts us first, not last like our former citizen of the world.
The World Service Authority (WSA), a Washington-based charity and executive branch of the World Government of World Citizens, issued earlier in the week a passport of the citizen of the world for Snowden, as his American passport was revoked by the US authorities.
As a sports leader and citizen of the world I am proud to say that these past two days have been fruitful.
He wrote: "We want to raise our son as a citizen of the world, not just a citizen of L.
When the Greek philosopher Diogenes was asked what country he was from, he replied, "I am a citizen of the world.
The last thing I want to be is another self-centered American; I want to be a citizen of the world.
After his November 1994 death, President Clinton said Zamora "taught all of us that AIDS is a disease with a human face and one that affects every American, indeed, every citizen of the world.
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