Herb Taylor became president of Rotary International in 1954-55. The Four-Way Test was adopted by Rotary in 1943 and has been translated into more than one hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. In English it reads:
Of the things we think, say or do:
- Is it the Truth?
- Is it Fair to all concerned?
- Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
- Will it be beneficial to all concerned?