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Robert Baden-Powell Quotes: Happiness is not mere pleasure, not the outcome of wealth. It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.
         

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


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We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.

We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.



Try to leave this world a little better than you found it and, when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate you have not wasted your time but have done your best

Try to leave this world a little better than you found it and, when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate you have not wasted your time but have done your best



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

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



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.

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.



Look wide, beyond your immediate surroundings and limits, and you see things in their right proportion. Look above the level of things around you and see a higher aim and possibility to your work.

Look wide, beyond your immediate surroundings and limits, and you see things in their right proportion. Look above the level of things around you and see a higher aim and possibility to your work.



A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room.

A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room.



Look wide, and even when you think you are looking wide - look wider still.

Look wide, and even when you think you are looking wide - look wider still.



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.

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.



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

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



Girls should be brought up to be comrades and helpers, not to be dolls. They should take a real and not a visionary share in the welfare of the nation.

Girls should be brought up to be comrades and helpers, not to be dolls. They should take a real and not a visionary share in the welfare of the nation.





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In such moments of precious, invaluable misery, she rejoiced in tears of agony...



Well sir, if things are real, they're there all the time"Are they?

Well sir, if things are real, they're there all the time"Are they?



But the guilty person is only one of the targets of punishment. For punishment is directed above all at others, at all the potentially guilty.

But the guilty person is only one of the targets of punishment. For punishment is directed above all at others, at all the potentially guilty.



The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.

The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.



A dream is like a river ever changing as it flows and a dreamer's just a vessel that must follow where it goes.

A dream is like a river ever changing as it flows and a dreamer's just a vessel that must follow where it goes.



If we wish to express anger fully, the first step is to divorce the other person from any responsibility for our anger.

If we wish to express anger fully, the first step is to divorce the other person from any responsibility for our anger.



The simplest things are often the truest.

The simplest things are often the truest.



One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are from which one takes inspiration, and in a democratic society this is the subject of continuous democratic debate.

One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are from which one takes inspiration, and in a democratic society this is the subject of continuous democratic debate.



I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.

I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.



We think of the Christian life as a ‘changed life’ but it is not that. What God offers us is an ‘exchanged life,’ a ‘substituted life,’ and Christ is our Substitute within.

We think of the Christian life as a ‘changed life’ but it is not that. What God offers us is an ‘exchanged life,’ a ‘substituted life,’ and Christ is our Substitute within.




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