|... We are pleased to observe today the skill that you have |
acquired under the instruction of your own Ethiopian Officers.
It demonstrates that you have been devoting your time to
constructive ends. Today, however, although you have shown
Us your ability which we admire, do not consider this
graduation as an end but as a beginning. Remember that you are
always students for there is much to learn from experience.
For the good soldier there are three fundamental principles to
be observed: to lead a decent and self-respecting life; to work
assiduously; and to be ready at all times to sacrifice himself for
his country. When he follows these principles, he would have
subjugated his personal self to that of this society which is much