Credo: A statement of the beliefs or aims that guide someone’s actions.
“Just tell me one thing more—as a matter of personal curiosity,” Abbey concluded. “What do you regard as the main principle—the, shall I say the basic idea—which you keep before you when you are exercising the practice of your profession?”
“I suppose—I suppose I keep telling myself never to take anything for granted.”
From The Citadel by A.J. Cronin
One on my favorite passages and I have tried to live my life by it; as an auditor, as a consultant, and in my personal relationships. Not always successfully.