TRAITS OF AN OF AN HONORABLE MAN

HONOR

is the quality that inspire a man to be to have high principles and and the reason to perform the right and just ways to live his life. Honesty is inspired by outside influences and family teachings while honor is one of the personal qualities for building manhood . It is essential to places of trust and confidence in the business world.

LOYALTY

is one of the most desirable qualities to be found in a individual, Our first loyalty above all is loyalty to God ,country, to our homes and to our self-respect.   These qualities can never conflict with each other if we are thinking along  just and  honest lines. Our loyalty also belongs to our loved ones and our communities; last but not least to the whole of mankind.does not condone wrongdoing or attempt to minimize its punishment.Loyalty remains a friendly and helpful hand to adversity or time of trouble, regardless of the individual’s own part in bringing about such situations.  Loyalty to principals should only change when when higher or better principles are available as substitutes . 

 COMMON SENSE

is essential in all walks of life , in the home, in the family ,in the community, in dealing with our friends and   in social ,political and business activities.Common sense can probably best explained by saying it means giving fair play and a square deal to everybody,including yourself. Common sense is the steering whell that keeps a man on the high road between the cliffs of impractical ideals on one hand and the abyss of loose living and lack of high principles on the other.

COURAGE

is a quality that enables men to willingly give up their lives for things they know to be right. It is absolutely necessary for either contentment or happiness  There are three kinds of courage ,moral ,mental,and physical courage. Physical courage is desirable as physical fear makes happiness impossible, but mental and moral courage are far more important.Mental courage has to do with wisdom and moral courage has to do with right and wrong and is covered by ethical standards.

JUSTICE

Justice is a quality which we continually strive for but can never attain in full measure. The best each of us can do is to strive  for it with all of our might. It is useless to try to discuss the ethical  qualities pertaining to justice in a short article,therefore this particular subject will be discussed in great detail in due order. In the business world this particular quality can be considered as one which causes our business relations with others to be profitable to them as well as ourselves. This mutuality  of profit most be considered as vital by the man who desires a permanent and enduring success.

AMBITION,PRIDE

Ambition and pride of the right kind are necessary .Ambition to be of real service to the world and to be well thought of for qualities which are actually possessed by the individual; pride in the fact that he keeps his word and his own self-respect of others.

  SELF CONTROL

Self-Control is the quality that prescribes temperance in all things . in speech in thought and in actions. Every intelligent man readily accepts this fact,but few actually act upon it.To help each other to translate his wisdom of thought into wisdom of action is essentially important.

These statements are taken from a book called “CODE OF ETHICS” written by H.B.MONJAR for the MANTLE CLUB . The articles start in 1934 and continue through 1938.

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