I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction
that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.
"Lincoln Observed: The Civil War Dispatches of Noah Brooks", edited by Michael Burlingame,
John Hopkins University Press (1998) p. 210
The Oval Office occupant and support system can not always provide all information necessary to govern the nation. Alone, every president must bear the weight of every final decision. Alone, Abraham Lincoln learned to rely on the resources of a Wisdom superior to all else.
Tuesday: Attitude on Leadership