Ancient Travel Quotes Worth Remembering
I've always been fascinated by the wisdom that has endured the test of time. I think that's largely because, growing up, I was always told that we're essentially the pinnacle of humanity, that it's never been in any better. In my adulthood, I've started to unravel that notion, and it's been one of the most gratifying mental exercises for me.
What endures the test of time does so with the utmost resistance. Nowadays, you can post something online and BOOM, there's a record of it. But centuries and millennia ago, information that was worth it was passed on, either orally, in writing, or otherwise. That fascinates me. And, from a travel perspective it intrigues me even further. I've written previously about travel quotes that inspire me, and I've written about just quotes in general that I find touching, but it occurred to me that I've yet to reach all the back to the ancients, at least exclusively.
So, here's yet another thought experiment lived out, since I've got this blank canvas known as my blog with which to dabble in my thoughts. Here are the travel quotes from the ancients I particularly adore: