Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.
Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.
To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.
If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
A day without laughter is a day wasted.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.
As you get older three things happen.
The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman.
A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.
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.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Have more than you show, speak less than you know.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.
Leave this world a little better than you found it.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.
Girls should be brought up to be comrades and helpers, not to be dolls.
They should take a real and not a visionary share in the welfare of the nation.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
The Eyes are the window to your soul
Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for life time
Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it.
All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
I would rather be a rebel than a slave.
Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul.
A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.
Against a dark sky, all flowers look like fireworks.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The Bible is not the light of the world, it is the light of the Church.
But the world does not read the Bible, the world reads Christians! “You are the light of the world.”
Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.
Happiness is not mere pleasure, not the outcome of wealth.
It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.