„I have been asked what I mean by 'word of honor.' I will tell you. Place me behind prison walls--walls of stone ever so high, ever so thick, reaching ever so far into the ground--there is a possibility that in some way or another I may escape; but stand me on the floor and draw a chalk line around me and have me give my word of honor never to cross it. Can I get out of the circle? No. Never! I'd die first!“

—  Karl Gottfried Mäser, BYU Honor Code http://honorcode.byu.edu/index.php?option=com_ezine&Itemid=4613
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Karl Gottfried Mäser
deutscher mormonischer Theologe und Pädagoge 1828 - 1901

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