"This order will continue the tradition of chivalry in the modern world, with a paramount commitment to diminishing the suffering of all beings and to making the world a better place."
In Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council
Prof. Dr. Irfan Shahid, PhD (Princeton University) Professor Emeritus of Georgetown University
Book "Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century", pages 304-305
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library (Harvard University)