Scouting Quotes on Duty to God

Looking for quotes from Scouting Leaders for use in Religious Services, Programs, Scout Ceremonies, etc. that have a Duty to God element? Here are some of our favorite:

“We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.” ~Robert Baden-Powell

“No man is much good unless he believes in God and obeys His laws.” ~Robert Baden-Powell

“Scoutcraft is a means through which the veriest hooligan can be brought to higher thought and to the elements of faith in God; and, coupled with the Scout’s obligation to do a good turn every day, it gives the base of Duty to God and to Neighbour on which the parent or pastor can build with greater ease the form of belief that is desired.” ~Robert Baden-Powell

“Development of outlook naturally begins with a respect for God…Reverence to God and reverence for one’s neighbor and reverence for oneself as a servant of God.” ~Robert Baden-Powell

“The study of Nature brings into a harmonious whole the questions of the Infinite, the Historic, and the Microscopic as part of the Great Creator’s work.” ~Robert Baden-Powell

When asked where religion came into Scouting and Guiding, Baden-Powell replied, “It does not come in at all. It is already there. It is a fundamental factor underlying Scouting and Guiding.”

We are looking for other Faith and Duty to God quotes from the founder’s of Scouting, and today’s Scouting leaders. Share quotes you have found in the comments.

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