Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put forth your best.
Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
Ours is a circle of friendships united by ideals.
Women were freed from positive duties when they could not perform them, but not when they could.
To the rest of us the supreme vindication of the scholar’s view lies in their invincible allegiance to the Jewish heritage – a steadfastness that has been matched only by that of their rescuers.
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
I would exchange everything for one child of my own.
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
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.