Saturday, 8 December 2007

Quote of the day

“ As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.”

Margaret Mead

2 comments:

Bretwalda Edwin-Higham said...

And to go down with a violent stomach bug.

Phil A said...

...And thus, hopefully, acquire an appreciation for the quality of water provided at home. Plus the useful knowledge that you need to be careful of washed salads and ice cubes abroad and carry a stock of Imodium when you go ;-)