Principles of RotaryRotary is an organization designed to exchange and foster the ideal of service on a basis of worthy enterprise and in particular to encourage and foster:
First - The development of acquaintances as an opportunity for service.
Second - High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of useful occupations, and the recognition of each Rotarian of his occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
Third - The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his personal, business and community life.
Fourth - The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Followed by Rotarians worldwide in their business and professional lives, The Four-Way Test was created by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932. It has since been translated into more than 100 languages and is used by organizations and individuals throughout the world.
Of the things we think, say or do1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?