65 Scout Quotes On Success In Life

These scout quotes will inspire you. Scout to observe in order to obtain information or evaluate or a soldier or other person sent out ahead of the main force so as to gather information about the enemy’s position, strength, or movements.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scout quotes, scout sayings, and scout proverbs.

Best Scout Quotes

  1. “What Scouting says to people is: Every child has a right to have an adventure. Life is about grabbing opportunities” ~ Bear Grylls
  2. “Be Prepared… the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  3. “Boys can see adventure in a dirty old duck puddle, and if the Scoutmaster is a boys’ man he can see it, too.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  4. “Scouting teaches a boy to take care of himself and stand on his own two feet.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson

  5. “In Scouting you are combating the brooding of selfishness.” ~ Unknown
  6. “The object of the patrol method is not so much saving the Scoutmaster trouble as to give responsibility to the boy.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  7. “Scouting is a man’s job cut down to a boy’s size.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  8. “A fisherman does not bait his hook with food he likes. He uses food the fish likes. So with boys.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  9. “A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  10. “It is the Patrol System that makes the Troop, and all Scouting for that matter, a real co-operative matter.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  11. “My purpose… to go on with my heart and soul, devoting all my energies to Girl Scouts, and heart and hand with them, we will make our lives and the lives of the future girls happy, healthy and holy.” ~ Juliette Gordon Low
  12. “Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put forth your best.” ~ Juliette Gordon Low

  13. “The Boy Scouts of America stands for a set of principles. These principles have a lot of staying power. The values you learn as a Scout are like a compass. They can help you find your way through difficult and sometimes unchartered terrain. The principles of Scouting give you a sense of what’s important. I feel I owe the Boy Scouts a great deal, both personally and professionally.” ~ Bill Bradley , Boy scout quotes
  14. “The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  15. “Scoutmasters deal with the individual boy rather than with the mass.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  16. “A boy on joining wants to begin Scouting right away.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  17. “The most important object in Boy Scout training is to educate, not instruct.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  18. “The Scoutmaster guides the boy in the spirit of an older brother.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  19. “Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster’s own personal example.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  20. “Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I’ll show you a poorly uniformed leader.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell

  21. “The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  22. “When you want a thing done, ‘Don’t do it yourself’ is a good motto for Scoutmasters.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  23. “See things from the boy’s point of view.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  24. “A man carries out suggestions the more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell

  25. “The more responsibility the Scoutmaster gives his patrol leaders, the more they will respond.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  26. “The Scoutmaster teaches boys to play the game by doing so himself.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  27. “In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  28. “It’s the spirit within, not the veneer without, that makes a man.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  29. “We must change boys from a ‘what can I get’ to a ‘what can I give’ attitude.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  30. “The Good Turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  31. “Scouting is a game for boys under the leadership of boys under the direction of a man.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  32. “The boy is not governed by don’t, but is led by do.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  33. “Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  34. “O God, help me to win, but in thy wisdom if thou willest me not to win, then O God, make me a good loser.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  35. “If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell
  36. “A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.” ~ Robert Baden-Powell

  37. “I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn’t know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government.” ~ Lloyd Bentsen
  38. “I strongly believe in Scouting. … It’s a source of great strength to us.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  39. “The real way to gain happiness is to give it to others.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  40. “Teach Scouts not how to get a living, but how to live.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  41. “Scouting is a Game with a Purpose” ~ William Hillcourt
  42. “A boy is not a sitting-down animal.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  43. “The Scout Oath and Law are our binding disciplinary force.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  44. “The Scoutmaster must be alert to check badge hunting as compared to badge earning.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  45. “It should be the thing never to mention unfairness of judging when defeated in a contest.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  46. “A boy can see the smoke rising from Sioux villages under the shadow of the Albert memorial.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  47. “Can we not interpret our adult wisdom into the language of boyhood?” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  48. “It is only when you know a boy’s environment that you can know what influences to bring to bear.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  49. “Scouting exposes young men to people and experiences that encourage and nurture positive moral values. But we mustn’t take Scouting for granted. You can do nothing more important for young people today than to continue, or begin, your support of Scouting. I have never met anyone with devoted Scouting experience who was not a solid citizen, a loyal friend, and a patriot. We need more of them.” ~ Wallace G. Wilkinson
  50. “Scoutmasters need the capacity to enjoy the out-of-doors.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  51. “We do not want to make Scout training too soft.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  52. “When a boy finds someone who takes an interest in him, he responds and follows.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  53. “Vigorous Scout games are the best form of physical education because most of them bring in moral education.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  54. “The code of the knight is still the code of the gentleman today.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  55. “We are not a club or a Sunday school class, but a school of the woods.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  56. “Fun, fighting, and feeding! These are the three indispensable elements of the boy’s world.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  57. “You can only get discipline in the mass by discipline in the individual.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  58. “External scouting is of limited value if it’s not teamed with rigorous self- examination. Successful coaches or managers have learned the value of utilizing an outside opinion to give them a fresh look at their personnel. This unbiased view provides an even greater insight, which in turn helps the coach develop flexibility within the team.” ~ Don Yaeger
  59. “A boy is supremely confident of his own power, and dislikes being treated as a child.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  60. “Where is there a boy to whom the call of the wild and the open road does not appeal?” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  61. “It is important to arrange games and competition so that all Scouts of the troop take part.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino
  62. “As a young boy, scouting gave me a confidence and camaraderie that is hard to find in modern life.” ~ Bear Grylls
  63. “The assistants in France are not like they are in the States. Assistants are much more close to the film directors, and they used to have a kind of very artistic task. They used to do the casting, scouting, and so forth.” ~ Costa-Gavras
  64. “Scoutmasters need to enter into boys’ ambitions.” ~ Baden Powell de Aquino

  65. “Knowing your opponent is a crucial part of emulating and defeating that opponent. But scouting is only the first step. Too many leaders spend countless hours studying an opponent’s every move in the search for an edge. The Great Teams understand not only how to scout but also how to exploit the weaknesses of a competitor. These teams analyze every perspective and option and position themselves to take full advantage of any knowledge gained about an opponent.” ~ Don Yaeger

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