Integrity is the first step to true greatness.
Article by Benjamin Clun previously posted on the NORSKK web site on January 24, 2018.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness – men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. – C. Simmons
Integrity. The concept that you will do what is right, not what is easy. For all the people who read this that are current/previous serving members of an armed forces, I would place a bet that the concept of integrity was lectured on at least briefly during your basic training. Yet even you, who have received instruction on its importance and worth, how many of you fail to hold yourselves to that standard?