[Excerpt from a commonly distributed overview of the Seven Strictures]
Surround your innermost being with these Strictures, and you will be safe.
All these behaviors must be restricted in order to keep one's heart free from malevolent influences. They are the inroads of the Outsider.
- In Dishonored, it can be found on a shelf in the entryway of the Office of the High Overseer and next to a corpse in Cell F inside the Kennels during the mission High Overseer Campbell.
- In The Knife of Dunwall it is in the Overseers' command post in the Flooded District during the mission The Surge.
- In Dishonored 2 it can be found in a second-floor bookcase and next to the third-floor safe in the Overseer Outpost in the Campo Seta Dockyards during the mission Edge of the World.