“When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.” – Alexander Hamilton
Proverbs 24:6 – For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there is safety.
On this day in history:
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln was interupted during a Cabinet meeting by his son, Tad, who wished the Thanksgiving turkey to be spared. At which point, Lincoln wrote out a reprieve of presidential order for Tad to present to the executioner to save the life of the turkey, Jack.