Scout Quotes by Andrew R. Wheeler, Sue Bird, Giancarlo Esposito, Abbe Pierre, Jared Gilman, Terry Wogan and many others.
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 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.
I always wanted to be a boy scout but was too poor. Couldn’t do it.
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.
I was always a very indoor videogame nerd movie buff… Now I’ve come to appreciate Scouts and the outdoors.
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.
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 like to watch ‘America’s Got Talent’ every Tuesday just to scout out the competition so I can see what I’m up against.
In assisting his ‘neighbour’ every day to the best of his ability, and keeping truth, honesty, and kindness perpetually before him, the Boy Scout, with as little formality as possible, is pleasing God.
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.
I consider myself an official scout for not just WWE, but the Reality of Wrestling.
The Girl Scout Cookie Program teaches young women how to be entrepreneurs, manage money, and develop people skills and business ethics.
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.
I hang out all the time with kids and young scouts and I never meet kids who don’t want adventure.
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.
About guns, about hunting, it’s safe to say I know nothing. The last gun I fired was a musket at Boy Scout camp.
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.
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!
One of the things that’s unique about Louisiana politics is that people here have a much more realistic attitude about who their politicians are. They know they are human and not saints or Mormons or Eagle Scouts.
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.
My father also encouraged my love of nature. He urged me to become a Cub Scout, and later a Boy Scout, and I found I really liked being outdoors.
I love to scout locations.
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.
One of the first duties of a Scout is obedience to authority. He must obey his orders in the first place and put his own amusement or desires in the second.
I was scouted at a Cure concert. A model scout approached me there and asked me if I modeled, and I thought that was ludicrous.
My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera’s eye may entirely change my idea.
We tend to intensely scout an area and then use our imaginations to make the best use of the geography.
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.
Aspen Ladd is quite the enigma. She looks and acts like a Girl Scout out of the cage, but in there she is an absolute beast.
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.
The Girl Scouts is an organization that constantly gives you new goals to achieve and that’s what life is all about.
With a growing number of one-parent families in the country, the Girl Scout troop can be an indispensable and powerful positive factor.
My father was a very good Boy Scout. He was very skilled with knots, and he showed me how to tie a bow tie.
Kids will never go under the radar any more because there are so many scouts at grassroots level. Also, if you come out of a professional academy, it’s a very lonely place for a child and some kids don’t bounce back from it.
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.
That’s my advice to all homosexuals, whether they’re in the Boy Scouts, or in the Army or in high school: Shut up, don’t tell anybody what you do, your life will be a lot easier.
One aim of the Boy Scouts scheme is to revive amongst us, if possible, some of the rules of the knights of old.
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.
I had lots of fun; I was in the boy scouts, I went camping. I just used to mess around like a normal kid.
Scouts always think they’re right. They’re not right all the time. They don’t even know how hard it is. Most of those scouts never played baseball.
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.
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.’
As a little girl in Arizona, none of the women in my family had a cultural connection with Girl Scouts, but the opportunity resonated with my mother as a platform that would allow me to excel in school.
I never had any interest in being involved with the Boy Scouts.
Girl Scouts is a girl-serving organization, so our members are girls.
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.
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.
I drove my Mum crazy, because I wouldn’t go out and play football or join the Boy Scouts, I’d just sit at home and play the guitar.
I was not an attractive child. When I didn’t use my Girl Scouts uniform as a uniform, I used it as a tent.
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.
What helped was that my mother, even though we didn’t have a lot of money… allowed me to take part in the Girl Scouts.
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.
They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them.
I like being a Girl Scout.
We like to say we hope to be like the Girl Scouts of technology, having many different chapters in many different states as well as many different countries.
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.
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.
Badges mean nothing in themselves, but they mark a certain achievement and they are a link between the rich and the poor. For when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout’s arm, if that girl has won the same badge, it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them.
I’ve been so impressed with the kinds of thoughtful questions that I’ve gotten from young people, from Girl Scouts, from teenagers.
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.
When you’re a general manager, you don’t get to see every single player, so you have to rely on your scouts.
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.
Sometimes when I speak to groups or I’m interviewed by a journalist, I ask them to imagine their communities without Girl Scouts – to imagine the thousands of food drives and clothing and toy collections that would never take place if not for Girl 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.
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 wrote ‘Fight Song’ as this declaration to believe in myself, and that is similar to what you are taught to believe in Girl Scouts. Building confidence. Building character. And above all else, being there for each other as a community.
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.
I love traveling around and talking to women in groups like the Girl Scouts, and being able to work with them is such an honor. For me, it’s always about working really hard and being able to help other people, which is what I’ve done with both of my books.
I think I could take a job as an NFL scout.
All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.
We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts, and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
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’d like to be a scout, go watch the games, and try and find a diamond in the rough.
In 1976, I was invited to interview for the CEO position of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
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.
I’d like to have stayed in the Scouts beyond the age of 12.
I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don’t encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics.
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.
The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can’t go fire half your scouts here because they are all friends with the local reporters. Your life is going to hell in the papers.
It’s like the Boy Scouts’ motto, be prepared. You’ve got to be ready when the moment is offered. If you’re not, you can actually screw it up for life.
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.
We’re not much of a camping family. When I was in Cub Scouts, we went camping once, and my dad snored the whole time and kept me up. It wasn’t that fun.
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.
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.
I was a model scout. I was never a model, but they just dropped the scout.
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 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.
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.
I think the only time I doubted myself was my senior year in high school. I was not offered a Division I scholarship. I remember a scout from Ohio State coming in and looking at my film. He was all excited to meet me. Then he met me and I was 5’10” and he said that I was not a Division I quarterback.
When I was a kid, probably 16 or 17, I got spotted by a model scout that wanted to represent me, and they sent me one modeling job, for Wall’s ice cream. I did one job for them, and then a catwalk shoot for Kangol caps, and decided modeling was not for me.
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.
The Scouts are a private organization and have every right to set their own membership standards.
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.
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.
I’m always going to talent scout and try to find new artists to work with.
I was sort of like a scout for Eric Bischoff if I saw people who had the talent. Sometimes I wouldn’t bring people to him until they had the gimmick, like Raven.
The scouts are watching matches and we have a huge amount of data we purchase and a pyramid approach in terms of delivering that information to our chief scout and his team who are assessing it.
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.
If you join the Boy Scouts without understanding the underlying agendas and biases of the organization, you might grow up to believe that being gay is a bad thing.
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.
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.
My first encounters with faith came about the time I was a Boy Scout, at about 14 or 15. I made the logical deduction that they operate the same way; I treated my faith like earning a merit badge, and everything about Christianity was about earning merit badges.
Jerry Brisco, who is a WWE Hall of Famer, goes out and scouts all of the amateur wrestling.
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.
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.
A lot of scouts and people are enamored with athleticism and youth. So they take that any day over mature, high-quality basketball players.
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 was scouted by this talent scout back home. She found me because I used to make my dad these CDs of my music, and I think that some guy that he worked with had a niece who worked with the talent scout, or something really drawn out, kind of word-of-mouth.
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.
I was a Girl Scout!
I am an aging Girl Scout.
The Boy Scouts, of course, had an influence on me because I learned about service in the community.
Scouts, by and large, are very industrious, very passionate and very loyal guys.
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.
Coming in as an undrafted rookie, I wanted to make sure I competed every day against those talented receivers. Brandon Lloyd, he was a great guy to go against because I did a lot of scout team. Going against him every day along with all those other receivers really helped me polish my game.
I grew up watching my dad scout games live. They played on Saturday. Sometimes they wouldn’t get the films until Monday. Sunday air shipping from wherever the college team was located – Starkville, Mississippi, or wherever the film was coming from. It took two days.