Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell Quotes

Leave the world a little better than you found it.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

It is the Patrol System that makes the Troop, and all Scouting for that matter, a real co-operative matter.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

Be Prepared.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

From all corners of the earth," said the Chief as soon as the cheering had subsided "you have journeyed to this great gathering of World Fellowship and Brotherhood. Today I send you out from Arrowe to all the World, bearing my symbol of Peace and Fellowship, each one of you my ambassador bearing my message of Love and Fellowship on the wings of Sacrifice and Service, to the end of the Earth. From now on the Scout symbol of Peace is the Golden Arrow. Carry it fast and far so that all men may know the Brotherhood of Man.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

If a man cannot make his point to keen boys in ten minutes, he ought to be shot!

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

Happiness is not mere pleasure not the outcome of wealth. It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

Scouting is not an abstruse or difficult science: rather it is a jolly game if you take it in the right light. In the same time it is educative, and (like Mercy) it is apt to benefit him that giveth as well as him that receives.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

The secret of sound education is to get each pupil to learn for himself, instead of instructing him by driving knowledge into him on a stereotyped system.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
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