quotes about girl scouting
"Many of the greatest movements for the good of people, and those which have influenced the world most, have been the work of one person."
~ Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scouts USA
"What you do for your family and your community you do for the world, because the world is, after all, made up of families and communities like yours."
~ Junior Girl Scout Handbook, 1963
"We all have a place at the campfire. It was the Girl Scouts who first taught me that."
~ Gloria Steinem, women's rights activist
"Girl Scouts taught me to succeed [cookie selling] and to fail [knot tying] and to learn and benefit from both." ~ Carol Bellamy, Former Director of the Peace Corps and of UNICEF
"Girl Scouting and Girl Guiding can be the magic thread that links the youth of the world together." ~ Juliette Gordon Low
"Every little girl goes to make up some part or parcel of our great nation as a whole." ~ Juliette Gordon Low
"A Girl Scout is a friend to all, and a sister to every other Girl Scout...." ~ Juliette Gordon Low
"To get on in the world, to give anything and get anything out of it, each girl has got to do her part." ~ Juliette Gordon Low
"I am struck by how many leading women... today started as Girl Scouts. It is an organization that obviously develops strong women leaders."
~ Christine Todd Whitman,
first woman governor of New Jersey and former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)