Bumbling Eagle Scout quotations
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.
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 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.
As a child, I tried to play by the rules.
I got very good grades in school; I was an Eagle Scout; and I believed in all of it.
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.
An Eagle Scout deserves a letter of congratulations, but not a proclamation, .
.. That's a normal process. It's not a heroic process.