The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.
I feel most deeply that the whole subject is too profound for the human intellect. A dog might as well speculate on the mind of Newton. Let each man hope and believe what he can.
Do not slave holders wish to make the black man other kind? – Animals with affections, imitation, fear of death, pain, sorrow for the dead. – Respect.