The will of God prevails. In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be, wrong.
Nevertheless, amid the greatest difficulties of my Administration, when I could not see any other resort, I would place my whole reliance on God, knowing that all would go well, and that He would decide for the right.
In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.
May the Almighty grant that the cause of truth, justice, and humanity, shall in no wise suffer at my hands.