- To attempt to set up your own standard of right and wrong.
- To try to measure the enjoyment of others by your own.
- To expect uniformity of opinions in the world.
- To fail to make allowances for inexperience.
- To endeavor to mold all dispositions alike.
- Not to yield on unimportant trifles.
- To look for perfection in our own actions.
- To worry ourselves and others about what can't be remedied.
- Not to help everybody wherever, however, whenever we can.
- To consider impossible what we cannot ourselves perform.
- To believe only what our finite minds can grasp.
- Not to make allowances for the weaknesses of others.
- To estimate by some outside quality when it is that within which makes the
Source: General S. L. A. Marshal, The Officer as a Leader,
Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1966, pg. 94