70+ Best Globalization Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Globalization, or globalisation, is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments worldwide. Globalization has accelerated since the 18th century due to advances in transportation and communication technology. Profoundly inspirational globalization quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Globalization Quotes

It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity. Kofi Annan

Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth, and they lead to lower prices on many goods. Robert Reich

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, 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

Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view. Helen Fisher

Globalization is going to bring us closer and closer together across nations and technology you can’t stop. John P. Kotter

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 is a policy, not an act of God. Jimmy Carter

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 can be a great opportunity. Emmanuel Macron

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

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

The regime of globalization promotes an unfettered marketplace as the dynamic instrument organizing international relations. William Greider

Globalization has rendered the world increasingly interdependent, but international politics is still based on the sovereignty of states. George Soros

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 means standardization. The very rich and the very poor must want the same things, but only the rich can have them. Arundhati Roy

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

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

Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support. Paul Samuelson

Globalization is incredibly efficient but also so far incredibly unjust. Pascal Lamy

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

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 current pandemic will influence global politics and society as other diseases have in the past. Jeffrey D. Sachs

Globalization is about intensifying planetary interconnectivity. Manfred B. Steger

With the growth of both urbanization and globalization, consumers are becoming increasingly disconnected from their food. Denise Morrison

Globalization has made copper and other minerals more valuable, and Ghana and Kenya have recently discovered mineral resources. Bill Gates

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

Top Globalization Quotes

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, 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 form of artificial intelligence. Erol Ozan

The benefits of globalization do not trickle down automatically. It takes politics to make sure that there is a benefit. Margareth Vestager

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

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 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

While globalization will make the world smaller and more accessible, we must continue to appreciate its vibrant diversity. Jean Phillipe Courtois

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

Globalization has made national boundaries more porous but not irrelevant. Nor does globalization mean the creation of a universal community. Joseph S. Nye Jr.

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 is stirring widespread economic anxiety, and middle class incomes have stagnated while a class of super-rich has emerged. Nina Easton

Globalization is exposing new fault lines – between urban and rural communities, for example. Ban Ki Moon

Globalization creates economic policies where the transnationals lord over us, and the result is misery and unemployment. Evo Morales

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

Our global economy is out of control and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics. David Korten

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

Globalization increases the range of opportunities for companies competing in the current competitive landscape. Robert E. Hoskisson

Globalization is very destructive to our species. Varg Vikernes

This globalization is lifting up hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. The Left needs to see that. Chrystia Freeland

Globalization is a great thing, but it needs a legal framework in which to blossom. Loretta Napoleoni

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

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

Amazing Globalization Quotes

Globalization was a deep trend pushed by technology and right ideas, as much as anything else. Jeffrey Sachs

Globalization exists but we shouldn’t conflate globalization with trade agreements. Trade agreements is how we can shape globalization. Michael Froman

Globalization is the process by which markets integrate worldwide. Michael Spence

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 means that business strategy and business ethics cannot be separated from each other. Ofra Strauss

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 this era of globalization we are witnessing struggles within individual states about what their identity and interests consist in. Dale Jamieson

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 form of totalitarianism. It is the rich who rule, and the poor live as they can. Jose Saramago

Globalization enables one part of the world to learn from others. Jeffrey D. Sachs

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

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

Diversification and globalization are the keys to the future. Fujio Mitarai

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

Globalizing a bad thing makes it worse. But globalizing a good thing is usually good. Richard Stallman

In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. Hillary Clinton

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

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

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

Globalization is simply opening the free marketplace to encompass the entire world. P. J. O’Rourke

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 not only exacerbated the already too-high level of inequality among individuals but also deeply weakened many communities. Joseph E. Stiglitz

Globalization is a fact of economic life. Carlos Salinas de Gortari

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

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 product of a large number of firms competing against one another in an increasing number of global economies. Robert E. Hoskisson