Top 32 Scout Quotes

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“The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.”

― Abbe Pierre

“I was an apprentice at the San Francisco Ballet, and a casting director came to one of our rehearsals to scout talent for ‘Center Stage.’ I landed the role of Jodie.”

― Amanda Schull

“I am an aging Girl Scout.”

― Amy Sedaris

“I’d like to be a scout, go watch the games, and try and find a diamond in the rough.”

― Ashley Cole

“I consider myself an official scout for not just WWE, but the Reality of Wrestling.”

― Booker T

“I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old. But there wasn’t anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts.”

― Carl Barks

“Actually, as that first association continued, we got a little more legitimate. In those days, they asked Boy Scout troops to act as ushers during the football games. So we signed up and I went to many games in full Boy Scout uniform as an usher.”

― Daniel J. Evans

“I think I could take a job as an NFL scout.”

― Darius Rucker

“I like being a Girl Scout.”

― Debbie Reynolds

“When I started on scout team, I wanted to be scout player of the week. So when I got that, it was, ‘All right, what’s the next goal?’”

― Devon Cajuste

“I was sort of like a scout for Eric Bischoff if I saw people who had the talent. Sometimes I wouldn’t bring people to him until they had the gimmick, like Raven.”

― Diamond Dallas Page

“I always wanted to be a boy scout but was too poor. Couldn’t do it.”

― Giancarlo Esposito

“You look like a talent scout for a cemetery.”

― Henny Youngman

“They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them.”

― Ike Turner

“I was a model scout. I was never a model, but they just dropped the scout.”

― Jameela Jamil

“I was at a local club, Penketh United, and Mike Glennie, a Manchester United scout, came to watch me. He spoke to my grandad and offered me trials, but there was also interest from Liverpool, and I had to pick – I was only young, but obviously my heart was with United at the time.”

― Jesse Lingard

“I was a Brownie Scout mother.”

― Joan Rivers

“We tend to intensely scout an area and then use our imaginations to make the best use of the geography.”

― Joe Russo

“All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.”

― Johnny Weissmuller

“I was a Girl Scout!”

― Kat Dennings

“I spoke to my agent and learned that a Hollywood scout had seen my proposal in one of the publishing houses, and had faxed it to Hollywood, where it was generating a lot of interest.”

― Laura Hillenbrand

“Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout.”

― Melvin Maddocks

“I love to scout locations.”

― Michael Cimino

“When I was 20 years old, my uncle was an arthouse distributor, and he would take me to Cannes every year to work as a film scout.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“My view is that the signing of players should be a simple process. The chief scout identifies them, the manager decides who he wants, and the chief executive is dispatched to do the deal. It really is as simple as that.”

― Paul Scholes

“My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom’s cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop.”

― Peter Agre

“A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“One of the finest statesmen of the present time is also a first-class scout, and that is Mr. Roosevelt, the late President of the United States of America.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“One of the first duties of a Scout is obedience to authority. He must obey his orders in the first place and put his own amusement or desires in the second.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“I was scouted at a Cure concert. A model scout approached me there and asked me if I modeled, and I thought that was ludicrous.”

― Shalom Harlow

“I was in the Boy Scouts for about four years until my troop disbanded. It is really one of the best activities youths can get involved in and nearly every scout I have known has been a class act due to the discipline the Scouts have instilled in them.”

― Ted Stevens
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