"Freemasonry instils in its members a moral and ethical approach to life: it seeks to reinforce thoughtfulness for others, kindness in the community, honesty in business, courtesy in society and fairness in all things. Members are urged to regard the interests of the family as paramount but, importantly, Freemasonry also teaches and practices concern for people, care for the less fortunate and help for those in need “
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"Every true Freemason will show kindness, tolerance and respect for the opinions and beliefs of others and will behave with compassion and understanding to his fellows."
"From earliest times Freemasons have been taught to help those in distress without detriment to their dependants, and to give their support to outside charities."
"Freemasons strive for truth both in their view of themselves and in their dealings with others. Masonry requires high moral standards and its members endeavour to uphold these principles in their public and private lives. This includes honesty and integrity in their personal, business and public life, in fair dealings and in sound standards of morality and decency."