I’m With Cortez

“For me, I shall come some day to the real sciences and I shall learn astrology,” the 16th Century mystic Bartholomew de las Casas said to the youthful explorer Hernando Cortez.

Replied Cortez, “You can never pick me a destiny out of that swarming heaven, but I will cut out a better one for myself.”

Source: The Real America in Romance, Volume II 1506-1547 (edited by Edwin Markham)