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An individual step in character training is to put
by Robert Baden-Powell

An individual step in character training is to put
responsibility on the individual.
- Robert Baden-Powell

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.
- Robert Baden-Powell

 

The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally
adopted it covers up all differences of class and country.
- Robert Baden-Powell

To get a hold on boys you must be their friend.
- Robert Baden-Powell

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

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The more responsibility the Scoutmaster gives his patrol leaders,
the more they will respond.
- Robert Baden-Powell

Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you
a poorly uniformed leader.
- Robert Baden-Powell

A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.
- Robert Baden-Powell

The Scoutmaster teaches boys to play the game by doing so himself.
- Robert Baden-Powell

Success in training the boy depends largely on the
Scoutmaster's own personal example.
- Robert Baden-Powell

The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.
- Robert Baden-Powell

A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly
what to do when anything unexpected happens.
- Robert Baden-Powell

When you want a thing done, 'Don't do it yourself'
is a good motto for Scoutmasters.
- Robert Baden-Powell

If you make listening and observation your occupation
you will gain much more than you can by talk.
- Robert Baden-Powell

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when
he understands their aim.
- Robert Baden-Powell

We never fail when we try to do our duty,
we always fail when we neglect to do it.
- Robert Baden-Powell

See things from the boy's point of view.
- Robert Baden-Powell

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

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

The ultimate authority must always rest
with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

The inherent nature of God
is not changed by our individual beliefs,
our religious institutions,
or our communal traditions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

God enters by a private door into each individual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe.
Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole.
All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings,
and deeds are listened to by all that is.
- Serge Kahili King

Each of us shares a unity with Spirit and all life,
and simultaneously each of us is an individual with free will.
There is a duality to us as separate and as part of the whole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The work of the individual still remains the spark
that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
- Igor Sikorsky

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking
about what is best for society.
- Hillary Clinton

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between
me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
- Anita Hill

Everything that is really great and inspiring
is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
- Albert Einstein

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

It is only to the individual that a soul is given.
- Albert Einstein

For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual,
just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.
- Irving Babbitt

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

If we could give every individual the right amount
of nourishment and exercise,
not too little and not too much, we would have found
the safest way to health.
- Hippocrates

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
- George Reisman

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

All that is valuable in human society
depends upon the opportunity for development
accorded the individual.
- Albert Einstein

Everyone should be respected as an individual,
but no one idolized.
- Albert Einstein

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
- James Broughton

A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

I do not believe in immortality of the individual,
and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern
with no superhuman authority behind it.
- Albert Einstein

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual
bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit
without individual responsibility.
- Ambrose Bierce

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
- Ken Olsen

Let every man be respected as an individual
and no man idolized.
- Albert Einstein

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain
advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
- Napoleon Hill

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse,
a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning.
- Josiah Royce

Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing.
He didn't sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to,
in some form, influenced my taste.
- Buddy Rich


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