The World Needs Men . . . .
. . .who cannot be bought;
. . .whose word is their bond;
. . .who put character above wealth;
. . .who possess opinions and a will;
. . .who are larger than their vocations;
. . .who do not hesitate to take chances;
. . .who will not lose their individuality in a crowd;
. . .who will be as honest in small things as in great things;
. . .who will make no compromise with wrong;
. . .whose ambitions are not confined to their own selfish desires;
. . .who will not say they do it"because everybody else does it";
. . .who are true to their friends through good report and evil report, in adversity as well as in prosperity;
. . .who do not believe that shrewdness, cunning, and hardheadedness are the best qualities for winning success;
. . .who are not ashamed or afraid to stand for the truth when it is unpopular;who can say "no" with emphasis, although all the rest of the world says "yes."
Living Above the Level of Mediocrity