Scout Quotes In To Kill A Mockingbird

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The Scout Law states that a boy scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. These are twelve words that were pounded into my head from the time I started in scouts. Not all these words have had significant meaning to me, none the less I have tried to live my life by them. I could sit here and write an essay about what all these words mean to me. That, however, isn 't what 's been asked, so I’ll talk about three of these words. A Scout is Kind. These words have resonated with me since I was a small child. If you don 't have anything nice to say, don 't say anything at all. A fraise we 've all heard before. Similar to being kind. It sounds simple, easy enough to be kind to everyone we meet, right? Not so…show more content…
A Scout is Loyal. This is a characteristic that if you asked people about me, I hope they would list above others. Loyalty to me is an unbreakable bond. Without it, I believe we are nothing but selfish. Loyalty isn 't just blind loyalty to someone or something. But knowing what that someone or something stands for. If you agree with it, then follow them to the ends of the earth. Even if I was separated by oceans from someone and they called on me in their darkest hour I know I would have their back. That 's loyalty to me, a never-ending devotion to someone or something. Having their back through thick and thin. A Scout is Courteous. Being courteous is a characteristic I would use very sparingly when it comes to my generation. This generation is a bunch of self-centered, arrogant people. No one seems to use words such as "Yes mam" or "No mam". Simple things such as this seem to have become a lost art of my generation. Thankfully my parents both came from a military background. Instilling this is me since I was just a child. Courteous is one of my words because it takes nothing from us to be polite and respect others. Something as simply for holding the door for a
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