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We’ve collected the best Scout Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: David Petraeus, Danny Welbeck, Sue Bird, Paul Weyrich, Olga Kurylenko. Use them as an inspiration.

The Pakistani Army, the Frontier Corps, the Frontier Scouts and Police have carried out quite impressive counter-insurgency operations.
Ever since I was a young kid, I’ve been playing for an academy with scouts all over the world that are looking for top players to come in.
I think, generally speaking as a player, when I hear the word ‘scout,’ it’s usually, ‘The Seattle Storm are playing the L.A. Sparks tomorrow; the assistant coaches are scouting the L.A. Sparks.’ And then they come to us and give a scouting report on the players and the team.
In the past, children learned their values at home, reinforced by organizations such as the Boy Scouts and, of course, their church or synagogue, but in all too many families that is no longer the case.
I believe in miracles. At the age of 13, I was on holiday in Moscow with my mother. It was the only trip I took in my whole childhood. We stepped off a metro train and were approached by a talent scout who told me that she wanted to sign me to her modeling agency.
I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn’t know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government.
Lloyd Bentsen
My mom thought I could dance because I used to dance to this Janet Jackson song she’d play when I was a baby. Then she would take me to a Saturday dance school. I used to go every week and got spotted by a scout, who suggested I audition for the role of Billy in ‘Billy Elliot the Musical.’
Anna Maria Chavez
Tuchel saved me. I was sick of football. I had sacrificed my whole youth for football and then, bang, overnight, it was all over. I didn’t want anything to do with football. But when he asked me to become opposition scout it was a win-win situation for everyone.
In 1976, I was invited to interview for the CEO position of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
Scouting ought to be about building character, not about sex. Period. Precious few parents enroll their boys in the Scouts to get a crash course in sexual orientation.
I was a Brownie Scout mother.
I like being a Girl Scout.
Actually, as that first association continued, we got a little more legitimate. In those days, they asked Boy Scout troops to act as ushers during the football games. So we signed up and I went to many games in full Boy Scout uniform as an usher.
Daniel J. Evans
They wanted to play me central midfield when I was at Aston Villa, so that’s why we left. Things were going good at Coventry, but then scouts from Manchester United and different clubs around England were watching me, and I don’t think Coventry liked that.
During my senior year, there were NBA scouts at my games. At some point, I guess, I started hoping I’d get drafted by a team where there would be a great situation for me. As it turned out, Portland was the best situation for me.
Terry Porter
Whoever‘s in the game has got to be ready to play, take the scout serious and understand what we’re doing. If you don’t know what to do, ask questions.
I was in the Boy Scouts for about four years until my troop disbanded. It is really one of the best activities youths can get involved in and nearly every scout I have known has been a class act due to the discipline the Scouts have instilled in them.
Ted Stevens
I don’t know, my parents were pretty open about a lot of things, especially my mom. And any kind of little crazy thing I was into, she was very supportive of. You know, whether it was BMX bike racing or being in the Boy Scouts or surfing or anything else, she always seemed to sort of support it.
I went from Arizona to all over Florida just doing workouts in front of scouts. I promised myself that I was going to sign with whatever team called me first.
Scout has been on 95 flights before she was 1 years old. I remember in the beginning I felt guilty.
Jerry Brisco, who is a WWE Hall of Famer, goes out and scouts all of the amateur wrestling.
Throughout my life and career, I have continually been impressed with the importance of integrity – whether it was growing up as a Boy Scout, working in one of my first jobs as a university janitor, or being a leader in a Fortune 500 company.
When all is said and done, we exist only in relation to the world, and our senses evolved as scouts who bridge that divide and provide volumes of information, warnings and rewards.
The quarterbacks who are picked in the first round and are declared – and I don’t like the word – busts, it’s not that the scouts were wrong about their ability or their potential. But commitment is such a huge part of it.
I spoke to my agent and learned that a Hollywood scout had seen my proposal in one of the publishing houses, and had faxed it to Hollywood, where it was generating a lot of interest.
When I was 12 years old, I was in the Boy Scouts. The scoutmaster of our troop was in a band that played country music in some of the local clubs on the weekends.
I’d like to be a scout, go watch the games, and try and find a diamond in the rough.
The Girl Scout Cookie Program teaches young women how to be entrepreneurs, manage money, and develop people skills and business ethics.
One aim of the Boy Scouts scheme is to revive amongst us, if possible, some of the rules of the knights of old.
I played American Legion ball starting when I was 14. But I didn’t catch until I was 17. I was 75-3 as a high school pitcher, but it was like everybody knew that I was supposed to be a catcher. When the scouts would come around, and I was pitching, they’d make me take infield practice so the scouts could watch me throw.
Johnny Bench
The Gruden-McVay relationship goes all the way back to 1970. John McVay and my dad are best of friends. My dad continued to work with McVay as a 49er. When John McVay became the general manager, he hired my dad to be one of his scouts.
One enjoyable consequence of being in the Scouts was that, at the start of each new school year, we had to camp out in tents on the school playing fields.
David Rouse, a goalkeeping scout for Manchester City, came over for maybe a week in October. He was an awesome guy. He showed me what kind of club they were like. We talked about Manchester City. He watched me and watched a game.
Zack Steffen
My PE teacher used to scout for Sporting and, when I was nine, he recommended me for a trial. From there, I just went up through the age groups and was always kept on while others were dropping out.
Eric Dier
A lot of scouts and people are enamored with athleticism and youth. So they take that any day over mature, high-quality basketball players.
When I was 13, I was in my tent at Girl Scout camp, trying to change out of my bathing suit and talking at the same time. I fell out of the tent in front of everyone with my bathing suit around my ankles. I was humiliated – but no amount of humiliation has ever seemed to stop me.
I think if I produced a show I would not want to be part of that production. That’s not… I’m not… I mean, I couldn’t even sell Boy Scout chocolate bars when I was a kid!
I was at a local club, Penketh United, and Mike Glennie, a Manchester United scout, came to watch me. He spoke to my grandad and offered me trials, but there was also interest from Liverpool, and I had to pick – I was only young, but obviously my heart was with United at the time.
I actually like snakes! When I was young, I was a boy scout nature camp counselor, and one of our projects was collecting snakes and creating an environment for them, so I’m quite familiar with snakes and think they’re fantastic creatures.
My dad is amazing: he taught me everything I know about sales. He volunteered to be the Girl Scout cookie mom and gave everybody sales quotas, and basically, every girl went home crying because he was super intense.
Elizabeth Chambers
Scouts, by and large, are very industrious, very passionate and very loyal guys.
Girl Scouts is such an iconic organization that it’s easy to overlook how daring an idea it was for founder Juliette Gordon Low to gather those first 18 girls in that troop in Savannah, Georgia. It was 1912, after all, and women wouldn’t earn the right to vote for another eight years.
Anna Maria Chavez
I’ve never stayed in a tent or a caravan in my life, and I never joined the Boy Scouts. I don’t see the point of going on holiday to enjoy less comfort than I have at home.
No other youth group like the Scouts has trained so many future leaders while at the same time being a nature organization with its outdoor focus.
Dad had great people investing in his life at a young age. His mother, his stepfather, his Boy Scout leader, his football coach. That’s where integrity is planted, like seeds that are harvested later.
Steven Ford
We tend to intensely scout an area and then use our imaginations to make the best use of the geography.
Being in the Girl Scouts took me out of the projects environment and showed me different things.
The Scouts are a private organization and have every right to set their own membership standards.
The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.
Abbe Pierre
I like to watch ‘America’s Got Talent’ every Tuesday just to scout out the competition so I can see what I’m up against.
I grew up riding horses since I was eight. I rode English style and competed every weekend. I had two horses, Scout and Camille, and they were my babies. It taught me a lot about responsibility and commitment. I hope horses will always be in my life.
Halston Sage
My first book deal was actually for a textbook – ‘Judo and You’ – that I wrote while teaching at Temple University. A scout for Kendall-Hunt came looking for someone to write the book, and even though it wasn’t a course I was teaching there, I agreed to write it.
When I was 18 it was my last season in Milan. I was 18 turning 19 and it was my last season in Milan and I knew that that year was very important for me. A lot of scouts were coming to every game.
A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.
To put yourself in another’s place requires real imagination, but by doing so each Girl Scout will be able to love among others happily.
Juliette Gordon Low
I always wanted to be a boy scout but was too poor. Couldn’t do it.
The most successful detectives owe their success to noticing small signs. Scouts are natural detectives and never let the smallest detail escape them. These small things are called by Scouts ‘Sign.’
I have two friends named Matt. They’re both scouts in the cavalry. They both served in the same section of Iraq. They both worked with the same Iraqi translator. And yet, if you talk to them, their stories couldn’t be more different, because one was there in 2006. One was there in 2008.
I am an Eagle Scout. I am very proud of that. When I was in college I worked summers in a Boy Scout summer camp. I was a nature conservation director.
I had lots of fun; I was in the boy scouts, I went camping. I just used to mess around like a normal kid.
I was an apprentice at the San Francisco Ballet, and a casting director came to one of our rehearsals to scout talent for ‘Center Stage.’ I landed the role of Jodie.
One of the finest statesmen of the present time is also a first-class scout, and that is Mr. Roosevelt, the late President of the United States of America.
I was trying to land an 18-year-old strapping first baseman from Blanco, Texas, population 200. His name was Willie Upshaw. It turned out there were only three scouts who knew about Willie – Dave Yocum and I working for the Yankees, and Al LaMacchia from the Atlanta Braves.
I love to scout locations.
We simply must stand with the Boy Scouts and give them the support they need to make a difference in communities across West Virginia.
I still remember the entire Boy Scout motto. I don’t remember the serial number of my gun in the army. I don’t remember the number of my locker in school. But I remember that Boy Scout code.
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.
At the end of the day, it’s the general managers‘ and the scouts’ opinion on you and what teams need, what they’re looking for.
You can scout people as much as you want. At the end of the day, it’s a fight, so you got to be ready for almost anything.
I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.
Lou Henry Hoover
I think I could take a job as an NFL scout.
We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts, and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
On Staten Island, there’s a ship graveyard. I’m using that a lot, even for ‘Under the Dome.’ When I’m dissatisfied with a location scout, I go on Google Earth. It’s an amazing tool.
Niels Arden Oplev
I consider myself an official scout for not just WWE, but the Reality of Wrestling.
All Scouts should know about St. George. St. George is the Patron Saint of England; he is also the Patron Saint of cavalry in all countries, and therefore Patron Saint of Scouts.
I feel like I’ve always been doubted or slighted. Let’s be honest. When you’re a walk-on, you don’t start for a No. 1 team, a national championship contender. You just don’t. A walk-on is a guy who plays scout team, who’s just happy to be on the team.
I did a filmstrip on pollution in the Davison area as my Eagle Scout project and showed it around town. Businesses who were the polluters were mad at me.
When a scout recommends a brilliant right back or a coach recommends one from our academy, we want the manager to weigh up what is right for the team.
Ed Woodward
I am also the product of a place called Paint Creek. Doesn’t have a zip code. It’s too small to be called a town along the rolling plains of Texas. We grew dryland cotton and wheat, and when I wasn’t farming or attending Paint Creek Rural School, I was generally over at Troop 48 working on my Eagle Scout award.
I… scout, I’m in all the film sessions, I’m in all the coaches meetings, I travel… I’m in on everything.
I am an aging Girl Scout.
I will say that Edward Norton, who plays the scout master, would be a first-rate Eagle Scout. He’s got all those techniques. If your plane crashes into the jungle somewhere, he would be the guy you would want to have with you.
I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old. But there wasn’t anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts.
Carl Barks
When scouts evaluate players for power, they are not simply watching to see if the ball clears the wall. They’re laser focused on the flight of the ball, its trajectory and the speed with which it leaves the bat.
My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom’s cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop.
At Girl Scouts, we are committed to raising awareness about the terrible effects of cyber bullying, and to teaching girls how to recognize the signs of bullying of any sort and extricate themselves or another from a bad situation before it spirals out of control and ends in tragedy.
Anna Maria Chavez
A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.
Girl Scouts helps girls make decisions that are right for them and offer support.
When I started on scout team, I wanted to be scout player of the week. So when I got that, it was, ‘All right, what’s the next goal?’
I’m always going to talent scout and try to find new artists to work with.
I was playing in a tournament in Brazil and an agent scouted me. He took me to his soccer school. The idea was he used it to scout players and anyone he thought was good enough he took over to Italy. That’s what he did with me when I was 15.
I was a model scout. I was never a model, but they just dropped the scout.
My Girl Scout leader. She told me if I listened more and talked less, I could grow up to be a good writer. I thought that was interesting advice at age 12.
I always thought, if I wasn’t racing, one of my dream jobs would be as a scout, going town to town and trying to find bands in all these little dive bars. That would be so much fun, discovering music that way as opposed to from your phone.
Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
Frederick Reines
All of us that have teams want to pick the right people. I’ve thought a lot about that. In the NFL, we’ve got 13 scouts traveling the country. We’re trying to pick 22 year-olds coming out of college who will be successful in the NFL. It’s very hard to do. What I’ve learned is it’s always character first.
Everybody owned stock in the Capone mob; in a way, he was a public benefactor. I remember one time when he arrived at his box seat in Dyche Stadium for a Northwestern football game on Boy Scout Day, and 8,000 scouts got up in the stands and screamed in cadence, ‘Yea, yea, Big Al. Yea, yea, Big Al.’
With a growing number of one-parent families in the country, the Girl Scout troop can be an indispensable and powerful positive factor.
True Scouts are the best friends of animals, for from living in the woods and wilds, and practising observation and tracking, they get to know more than other people about the ways and habits of birds and animals, and therefore they understand them and are more in sympathy with them.
I was always a very indoor videogame nerd movie buff… Now I’ve come to appreciate Scouts and the outdoors.
Jared Gilman