A fisherman does not bait his hook with food he likes. He uses food the fish likes. So with boys.
Scouting is a game for boys under the leadership of boys under the direction of a man.
We must change boys from a 'what can I get' to a 'what can I give' attitude.
Fun, fighting, and feeding! These are the three indispensable elements of the boy's world.
A boy can see the smoke rising from Sioux villages under the shadow of the Albert memorial.
A boy is supremely confident of his own power, and dislikes being treated as a child.
The most important object in Boy Scout training is to educate, not instruct.
The code of the knight is still the code of the gentleman today.
The real way to gain happiness is to give it to others.
It is only when you know a boy's environment that you can know what influences to bring to bear.
In Scouting you are combating the brooding of selfishness.
Scoutmasters deal with the individual boy rather than with the mass.
Can we not interpret our adult wisdom into the language of boyhood?
The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.
Teach Scouts not how to get a living, but how to live.
Boys can see adventure in a dirty old duck puddle, and if the Scoutmaster is a boys' man he can see it, too.
Scoutmasters need to enter into boys' ambitions.
We are not a club or a Sunday school class, but a school of the woods.
It is important to arrange games and competition so that all Scouts of the troop take part.
The Good Turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness.
The boy is not governed by don't, but is led by do.
The object of the patrol method is not so much saving the Scoutmaster trouble as to give responsibility to the boy.
Scouting is a man's job cut down to a boy's size.
Scoutmasters need the capacity to enjoy the out-of-doors.
The Scoutmaster guides the boy in the spirit of an older brother.
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