Great Minds On Hinduism. From First Century AD Some Quotes

In India I found a race of mortals living upon the Earth, but not adhering to it. Inhabiting cities, but not being fixed to them, possessing everything but possessed by nothing.’

– Philostratus, in his book Life of Apollonius of Tyana, recognized the experience of Apollonius in India, he writes that Apollonius described as above . (174 AD.)

No Indian ever went outside his own country on a warlike expedition, so righteous were they..

-Arrian,Roman Philosopher,Second Century AD.