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 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
  • TO REMEMBER that in building up my own 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, labour 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



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