Mission Statement

"To be a scholar and a gentleman"

I hold the following to be self-evident truths and value them in descending order:

  1. I am my only god: I shall control my destiny, my circumstances, and myself.
  2. I am a rational mind: I shall exercise reason over emotion, value truth over fancy, and retain clarity of thought.
  3. I am a biological machine: I shall maintain and care for my health and wellbeing.
  4. I am a member of society: I shall uphold my society's values.
  5. I am a member of my family: I will honour my parents and strengthen my clan.
  6. I am a friend to my friends: I shall enrich others with my friendship.
  7. I am a professional: I shall perform my duties proactively and embrace my responsibilities.
  8. I am an artist: I shall express myself through my creativity.
  9. I am a mortal creature: I shall hold my seconds precious, ignore the trivial, and live life to the fullest.

I shall pursue the following goals with equal vigour: