Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was an American politician, lawyer, military leader and 19th President of the United States (1877–1881).
- "Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you."
- Simple: Your conscience is the real way God talks to you.
- About the quote: Letter to his son, Scott R. Hayes (March 8, 1892).
- "One of the tests of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals."
- Simple: One of the way to test a group of people is to see how they treat their criminals.
- About the quote: In his diary (October 30, 1892).
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1922-1926)