Men are mortal. so are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
You’d never care to plant some roots insociety, I suppose,” mused the other.
If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.
But a plant on the edge of a deserts is said to struggle for life against the drought, though more properly it should be said to be dependent upon the moisture.
Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else.