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"Be Prepared."
by 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]

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you
a poorly uniformed leader.
- 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 Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.
- Robert Baden-Powell

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

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause
for which I am prepared to kill.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

Mother Nature may be forgiving this year,
or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you.
You've got to be prepared.
- Geraldo Rivera

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage -
they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

I am deeply aware of the dimension of luck.
It's so important to be prepared to receive it,
but it is a major factor.
There's no question.
- J. Carter Brown

When we arrived in Japan in 1988, we were not prepared
for the overwhelming support shown to us.
- Dennis Banks

I didn't know what kind of jobs, because how was I prepared? At best,
I would be an AB in English.
- John Hawkes

In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

I find it incredibly romantic that people should fight
for a cause they believe in and be prepared to die for it.
- James D'arcy

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.
- George Allen, Sr.

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

Be prepared, and be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth.
While truths, on which eternal things depend,
can hardly find a single friend.
- William Cowper

We will always remember.
We will always be proud.
We will always be prepared, so we will always be free.
- Ronald Reagan

I make a film like I cook for friends.
I hope they like it, but if they don't,
I'm prepared to enjoy it all by myself.
- Melvin Van Peebles

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Let your falls not be on a prepared ground,
but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
- Samuel Butler

I mean, the general rule is if you're not prepared to make a mistake,
you're not going to make much progress.
- Maurice Wilkins

California must be all American or all Chinese.
We are resolved that it shall be American,
and are prepared to make it so.
May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance?
- Denis Kearney

I prepared for the part by drinking,
but I was sober when I was performing.
- Nora Dunn

I guess when you turn off the main road,
you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.
- Stephen King

Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
- Dale Carnegie

Honestly, I am not trying to discourage anyone from becoming an actress,
but if you want to become one be prepared to face everything that comes -
along with it.
- Amber Tamblyn

You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
- James Agee

I was pretty much prepared because I was already playing
in extremely good ways when I arrived from Europe because
I played jazz four or five years before I arrived here.
- Miroslav Vitous

When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts.
- Larry Ellison

As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that,
in the event of natural or man-made disasters,
San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected.
- Gavin Newsom

Reducing the budget for Amtrak makes no sense unless
the Administration is prepared to implement a reform
strategy which can be supported by the budget request.
- Kit Bond

If I know I have everything prepared for when I get killed by a stalker,
then I can go to sleep.
- Christina Ricci

Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life
beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy.
- E. M. Forster

If you're a musician or actor, you know that if you're successful,
some level of fame goes along with that.
You're prepared.
But how often does that happen to a programmer?
- Shawn Fanning

I don't believe in team motivation.
I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it
will have the necessary confidence when it steps on
a field and be prepared to play a good game.
- Tom Landry

Louis Pasteur said, 'Chance favors the prepared mind.'
If you're really engaged in the writing,
you'll work yourself out of whatever jam you find yourself in.
- Michael Chabon

I believe that if a man wanted to walk on water,
and was prepared to give up everything in life,
he could do it.
- Stirling Moss

Acting is the only thing I ever really wanted to do,
and I'm really ill-prepared to do anything else.
- Nikki Cox

I believe success is preparation, because opportunity
is going to knock on your door sooner or later but
are you prepared to answer that?
- Omar Epps

That's the most difficult issue for me...
to find a subject that holds my interest long enough
that I'm prepared to go to work and spend the time
and energy to shoot the subject.
- Leonard Nimoy

Being prepared to die is one of the great secrets of living.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

I have no memories I'm prepared to share with you.
- Peter O'Toole

We have to make sure that we are a force for peace
and stability in the world,
and that we're prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people.
- Thad Cochran

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared,
for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
- Charles Caleb Colton

And I always found that the harder I worked,
the better my luck was, because I was prepared for that.
- Ed Bradley

The preparations are what they are.
We're here.
The storm is coming.
We are as best prepared as we can be as the eye of the storm approaches.
- Russel Honore

We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible,
how doomed the present is.
- Iris Murdoch

I could explain a hundred fold more than I ever have
of the glories of the kingdoms manifested to me in the vision,
were I permitted, and were the people prepared to receive them.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Better remain silent, better not even think,
if you are not prepared to act.
- Annie Besant


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