We are a people that have always celebrated other people's success so long as we always had the opportunity to meet that success ourselves. That is the American nature. That is the American character. That is one of the things that makes us different from the rest of the world. And I'm afraid we could lose that or are on the verge of losing that.
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse he may learn to enjoy it.