You shall look and listen to the welfare of the whole people.
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pgs. 130 & 131
This Tradition is a constant and practical reminder that personal ambition has no place in A.A. In it, each member becomes an active guardian of our Fellowship.
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 183
Moved by the spirit of anonymity, we try to give up our natural desires for personal distinction as A.A. members both among fellow alcoholics and before the general public. As we lay aside these very human aspirations, we believe that each of us takes part in the weaving of a protective mantle which covers our whole Society and under which we may grow and work in unity.
Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 187