Quotation by Henry Brooks Adams

"You are bothered, I suppose, by the idea that you can't possibly believe in miracles and mysteries, and therefore can't make a good wife for Hazard. You might just as well make yourself unhappy by doubting whether you would make a good wife to me because you can't believe the first axiom in Euclid. There is no science which does not begin by requiring you to believe the incredible."
Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918), U.S. historian. George Strong in Esther, p. 284, Library of America (1983).
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