Gene Autry's Cowboy Code  

 

  1. The Cowboy must never shoot first, hit a smaller man, or take unfair advantage.

  2. He must never go back on his word, or a trust confided in him.

  3. He must always tell the truth.

  4. He must be gentle with children, the elderly, and animals.

  5. He must not advocate or possess racially or religiously intolerant ideas.

  6. He must help people in distress.

  7. He must be a good worker.

  8. He must keep himself clean in thought, speech, action, and personal habits.

  9. He must respect women, parents, and his nations laws.

  10. The Cowboy is a patriot.
 

 


© 1994 Gene Autry Survivors Trust
From Delta Airlines Sky magazine, August 1998.