We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards; there it enters the roots of the vines, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist, philosopher
Letter to Abbé Morellet (1779)
Added on 24-Jul-08 | Last updated 24-Jul-08
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