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1918 Handbook Girl Guiding - Guide Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"On my honour, I promise that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people daily;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal to the King and her officers, and to her parents, her country, and her employers or employees.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide, no matter to what social class the other belongs.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders of her parents, patrol leader, or Captain without question.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is clean in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1921 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"On my Honour, I promise that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "I promise on my honour to do my best to extend the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1924 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"On my Honour, I promise that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "I promise on my honour to do my best to extend the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1930 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"On my Honour, I promise that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1935 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"On my Honour, I promise that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1939 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"On my Honour, I promise that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1943 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour to do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1947 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour to do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, in word and in deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1950 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the King

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1953 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the Queen

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1957 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the Queen

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1960 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the Queen

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1961 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the Queen

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1964 POR - Cadet Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise on my honour that I will do my best:

1. To do my duty to God and the Queen

2. To help other people at all times;

3. And to obey the Guide Law".


The Cadet's further responsibility: "To train for service in the Guide Movement".


Law

"1) A Guide's honour is to be trusted.

2) A Guide is loyal.

3) A Guide's duty is to be useful and to help others.

4) A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.

5) A Guide is courteous.

6) A Guide is a friend to animals.

7) A Guide obeys orders.

8) A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties.

9) A Guide is thrifty.

10) A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1969-1973 - Cadets/Rangers did not exist.

1973 POR - Young Leader Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Guide Law".


The Young Leader's further responsibility: "To be of service to the community".


Law

"1) A Guide is loyal and can be trusted

2) A Guide is helpful

3) A Guide is polite and considerate

4) A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides

5) A Guide is kind to animals and respects all living things

6) A Guide is obedient

7) A Guide has courage and is cheerful in all difficulties

8) A Guide makes good use of her time

9) A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people

10) A Guide is self-controlled in all the thinks, says and does."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1977 POR - Young Leader Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Guide Law".


The Young Leader's further responsibility: "To be of service to the community".


Law

"1) A Guide is loyal and can be trusted

2) A Guide is helpful

3) A Guide is polite and considerate

4) A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides

5) A Guide is kind to animals and respects all living things

6) A Guide is obedient

7) A Guide has courage and is cheerful in all difficulties

8) A Guide makes good use of her time

9) A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people

10) A Guide is self-controlled in all the thinks, says and does."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1990 Guiding Manual - Young Leader Promise, Law and Motto


Promise:

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Guide Law".


The Young Leader's further responsibility: "To be of service to the community".


Law

"1) A Guide is loyal and can be trusted

2) A Guide is helpful

3) A Guide is polite and considerate

4) A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides

5) A Guide is kind to animals and respects all living things

6) A Guide is obedient

7) A Guide has courage and is cheerful in all difficulties

8) A Guide makes good use of her time

9) A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people

10) A Guide is self-controlled in all the thinks, says and does."


Motto: Be Prepared.

1994 Guiding Manual - Senior Section Promise, Law and Motto

Young Leader Promise:
"I promise that I will do by best:
To do my duty to God,
To serve the Queen and help other people
and
To keep the Guide Law."

The Young Leader's further responsibility: To be of service to the community.

The Young Leader Law:
"1) A Guide is loyal and can be trusted
2) A Guide is helpful
3) A Guide is polite and considerate
4) A Guide is friendly and a sister to all Guides
5) A Guide is kind to animals and respects all living things
6) A Guide is obedient
7) A Guide has courage and is cheerful in all difficulties
8) A Guide makes good use of her time
9) A Guide takes care of her own possessions and those of other people
10) A Guide is self-controlled in all she thinks, says and does."

The Motto: Be Prepared
1999 Guiding Manual - Guide Promise, Law and Motto


"The Guide Promise is:

I promise that I will do my best:

To love my God,

To serve the Queen, and my country

To help other people

and

To keep the Guide Law."


The Young Leader's further responsibility is: "To be of service to the community".


"The Guide Law is:

1) A Guide is honest, reliable and can be trusted

2) A Guide is helpful and uses her time and abilities wisely

3) A Guide faces challenge and learns from her experiences

4) A Guide is a good friend and a sister to all Guides

5) A Guide is polite and considerate

6) A Guide respects all living things and takes care of the world around her."


The Guide Motto: Be Prepared.

2005 Guiding Manual - Guide Promise and Law


"The Guide Promise is:

I promise that I will do my best:

To love my God,

To serve the Queen, and my country

To help other people

and

To keep the Guide Law."


The Young Leader's further responsibility is: "To be of service to the community".


"The Guide Law is:

1) A Guide is honest, reliable and can be trusted

2) A Guide is helpful and uses her time and abilities wisely

3) A Guide faces challenge and learns from her experiences

4) A Guide is a good friend and a sister to all Guides

5) A Guide is polite and considerate

6) A Guide respects all living things and takes care of the world around her."