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Integrity is the property of being faithful to what you believe in or the values you are sworn to uphold. Integrity as a character or personality trait is defined as someone that is honest and truthful in what they say or do. A person with integrity is typically one with honesty, sense of duty, and sound moral principles above all else.[1]

  • The Bellesiles case underlines how essential it is that historians take their critical role seriously and always place it before their political inclinations. Our professional integrity demands it.[2]


  1. Marine Corps Leadership Traits, Center for Strategic Leadership Studies, (2010).
  2. Disarming History

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