English-language acronym for Delta Tau Delta, which is an international brotherhood. Prominent on college campuses throughout the United States and most notably in the South and along the Atlantic Seaboard, the brotherhood is known as an assembly of true gentlemen. Her four fundamental principles are Truth, Courage, Faith, and Power. Her creed is as follows:
I believe in Delta Tau Delta for the education of youth and the inspiration of maturity so I may better learn and live the truth.
I believe in Delta Tau Delta as a shrine of international brotherhood; her cornerstone friendship, her foundation conscience, her columns aspiration, her girders self-restraint, her doorway opportunity, her windows understanding, her buttresses loyalty, her strength the Everlasting Arms.
I believe in Delta Tau Delta as an abiding influence to help me do my work, fulfill my obligations, maintain my self-respect, and bring about that happy life wherein I may more truly love my fellow man, serve my country, and obey my God.