A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.
Loyalty is a feature in a boy's character that inspires boundless hope.
In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed.
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.
We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.
The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
The Scoutmaster teaches boys to play the game by doing so himself.
If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
There is no teaching to compare with example.
To get a hold on boys you must be their friend.
The most important object in Boy Scout training is to educate, not instruct.
A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim.
The sport in Scouting is to find the good in every boy and develop it.