Henry encouraged Bess to believe in herself.
In the Season 1 finale, Bess' world turned upside-down when she and Henry were summoned to testify before the Senate Investigative Committee for exchanging information related to Vincent Marsh's deadly crash. Sensing her fears about the upcoming trial, Henry lovingly told her: "When everything seems to be lacking in integrity, you know what you do? You find it in yourself. You change the world right where you're standing."
To see Henry's heartfelt encouragement, watch "There But For The Grace Of God" (Episode 22, Season 1 of Madam Secretary) on CBS All Access.