Sir Robert Baden-Powell

1857 - 1941

A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on difficulty

For these [difficulties] I have found that a smile and a stick will carry you through all right, and in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it is the smile that does the trick.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Lessons from the varsity of life

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on path

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Your natural inclination is to preach and to warn other travellers of snags in the path, but isn't it better to signal to them some of the joys by the way which they might otherwise miss?

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Lessons from the varsity of life

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on discovery, justice, men, military, and trust

After forming a cadet corps of boys for assisting as noncombatants during a military campaign in 1900: We then made the discovery that boys, when trusted and relied on, were just as capable and reliable as men.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: BE PREPARED, An Interview with Baden-Powell by the Listener Magazine in 1937.

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on books, common sense, guidance, men, study, and time

Young men, of course, don't want to be guided by old back numbers, but at the same time I know that in my own case I gained a lot by studying the characters of the chiefs under whom I served from time to time. Lord Wolseley, for instance, said: "Use your common sense rather than book instructions."

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Lessons from the varsity of life

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on devil

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. . . the Devil is best described by the term " Selfulness."

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Lessons from the varsity of life

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on anger, force, and value

(When next you are worried or angry, force yourself to turn up the corners of your mouth and smile-and you will find the value of this tip.)

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Lessons from the varsity of life

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