Founder’s Findings #37 – Belief #8: Conscience

Hyde Belief #8: Conscience–We attain our best through character and conscience

“Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” – George Washington

“A peace above all earthly dignities, A still and quiet conscience.” – William Shakespeare (King Henry VIII)

“The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.” – Gandhi

“Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.” – Stephen Covey

“Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” – James Clarke, American Minister

“Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life.” – Norman Cousins, American Editor

Best, Joe Gauld