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Robert Baden-Powell

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Robert Baden-Powell was the person who started the scouting movement.

Sourced quotes

  • "The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others."[1]
Simple: The thing that is best to do is to try to make others happy.
  • "Leave this world a little better than you found it."[2]
Simple: While you're alive try to make things better.
  • "The secret of sound education is to get each pupil to learn for himself, instead of instructing him by driving knowledge into him on a stereotyped system."[3]
Simple: The way to teach students is to let them learn on their own, instead of using a rigid system and teach many the same thing.


  1. Letter (September, 1940)
  2. Baden-Powell's Last Message (1945)
  3. The Scouter (January, 1912)