Lions Code of Ethics
- To Show my faith in the worthiness
of my vocation by industrious application to the end that
I may merit a reputation for quality of service.
- To Seek success and to demand
all fair remuneration or profit as my just due, but to accept
no profit or success at the price of my own self-respect
lost because of unfair advantage taken or because of questionable
acts on my part.
- To Remember that in building
up my business it is not necessary to tear down another's;
to be loyal to my clients or customers and true to myself.
- Whenever a doubt arises as
to the right or ethics of my position or action towards
others, to resolve such doubt against myself.
- To Hold friendship as an end
and not a means. To hold that true friendship exists not
on account of the service performed by one to another, but
that true friendship demands nothing but accepts service
in the spirit in which it is given.
- Always to bear in mind my obligations
as a citizen to my nation, my state, and my community, and
to give them my unswerving loyalty in word, act, and deed.
To give them freely of my time, labor and means.
- To Aid others by giving my
sympathy to those in distress, my aid to the weak, and my
substance to the needy.
- To Be Careful with my criticism
and liberal with my praise; to build up and not destroy.