All our learned teachers and educators agree that children do not know why they want what they want; but no one is willing to believe that adults too, like children, wander about this earth in a daze, and like children, do know not where they come from or where they are going, act as rarely as they do according to genuine motives and are as thorough governed as they are by biscuits and cake and the rod. And yet it seems palpably clear to me.