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 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 actions towards my fellow men, to resolve such doubt against myself.

To hold friendship as an end 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 bear in mind my obligation as a citizen to my nation, my state and my community, and to give them unswerving loyalty in words, acts and deeds.  To give them freely of my time, labor and means.

To aid my fellow men 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.


He is respected citizen of his community.

He is reverent to his God, loyal to his Country and uncompromising to his devotion to both.

He raises his glass in the “Lions Toast” and thereby acknowledges the concept of equality of all Lions the world over.

He recognizes authority, accepts responsibilities and exercises self-discipline, realizing that only through proper organization can Lionism achieve its greatest goals.

He gives willingly of his time, energy and substance to assist his community and the needy.

He meets regularly with his fellow Lions and through the common denominator of “Friendship” confers, plans and carries out the objectives of his Lions Club.

He is an ordinary guy, enjoys fun and good fellowship, although not perfect, he is ever mindful of “Human Concern”.