Bro∴ George Washington

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

Bro∴ Theodore Roosevelt

I violate no secret when I say that one of the greatest values in Masonry is that it affords an opportunity for men of all walks of life to meet on common ground where all men are equal and have one common interest.

Bro∴ Francois-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)

Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.

Bro∴ Andrew Jackson

Freemasonry is an institution calculated to benefit mankind.

Bro∴ Benjamin Franklin

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.