Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.*
Henry David Thoreau
The first thing I learned is that what a seed looks like depends on what it does to survive.**
*Henry David Thoreau, quoted in Austin Kleon’s blog: What does a seed look like?;
**From Austin Kleon’s blog: What does a seed look like?