Louis Agassiz Quotes
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I may say that here, as in most cases where the operations of nature interfere with the designs of man, it is not by a direct intervention on our part that we may remedy the difficulties, but rather by a precise knowledge of [nature's] causes, which may enable us, if not to check, at least to avoid the evil consequences.
I will frankly tell you that my experience in prolonged scientific investigations convinces me in a belief in God. A God who is behind and within the chaos of vanishing point of human knowledge - adds a wonderful stimulus to the man who attempts to penetrate into the regions of the unknown.