160 years ago today - Jan 13, 1862

[Brigham Young]

Bishop Smoot said he had never raised a Stick to his children. Pres. Young remarked I would like to alter the saying of Solomon's of sparing the rod and spoiling the child, '"to spare the rod, and give good council to children and thus draw them to you.'" -- Salt Lake City

[Brigham Young Office Journals, in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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