We can believe nothing, except what we have actually seen

3724_4968477015752_2000985346_nThe Nature seems further to reply again and again, `I have ventured so great a stake as my success, in no single creature. I have not yet arrived at any end. The gardener aims to produce a fine peach, pear,Tulips and roses, but my aim is the health of the whole tree, — root, stem, leaf, flower, and seed, — and by no means the pampering of a monstrous pericarp at the expense of all the other functions.’