• There are no accidents, all things have a deep and calculated purpose; sometimes the methods employed by Providence seem strange and incongruous, but we have only to be patient and wait for the result: then we recognize that no others would have answered the purpose, and we are rebuked and humbled.

    Mark Twain, John S. Tuckey (1972). “Mark Twain's Fables of Man”, p.189, Univ of California Press