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Camp Counselors Quotes


"Time is the wisest of all counselors." - Plutarch

"The best counselors are the dead." - Proverbs

"You're looking for counselors, there are 66 in the Bible." - Eric Ludy

"Anger is the poorest of counselors, and revenge is suicide." - Elizabeth Blair Lee

"Summer camp: the second worst camp for Jews." - Sarah Silverman

"I didn't equate a POW camp with a concentration camp." - Larry Hovis

"Camp is always all business." - Michael Strahan

"My kids are really learning everything from scratch. It's our job to be their tour guides and camp counselors and orientation people. That's a weird responsibility, especially in a world that feels as good as it feels bad." - Maggie Smith

"Though thou has never so many counselors, yet do not forsake the counsel of your soul." - John Ray

"Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them." - Diogenes

"Looking at the elementary schoolers in their colorful T-shirts from various day camps, Percy felt a twinge of sadness. He should be at Camp Half-Blood right now, settling into his cabin for the summer, teaching sword-fighting lessons in the arena, playing pranks on the other counselors. These kids had no idea just how crazy a summer camp could be." - Rick Riordan

"I escaped a North Korean prison camp" - Shindong

"I called my training camp Fighter's Heaven" - Muhammad Ali

"I was my own buddy in camp." - Joan Rivers

"Leadership camp? Isn't that where Hitler went?" - George Carlin

"Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one." - Diogenes of Sinope

"Good counselors lack no clients." - William Shakespeare

"Irony and pity are two good counselors: one, in smiling, makes life pleasurable; the other, who cries, makes it sacred." - Anatole France

"Trees on a riverbank, a woman in another man's house, and kings without counselors go without doubt to swift destruction." - Chanakya

"Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one." - Diogenes

"I went to this very disorganized Jewish summer camp in Maine called Camp Modin." - David Wain

"I knew, even at eight, that the confusion of values thrust upon me by parents, teachers, other children, nannies, camp counselors, and others would only worsen as I grew up. The years would add complications and steer me into more and more impenetrable tangles of rights and wrongs, desirables and undesirables. I had already seen enough to know that." - Jean Liedloff

"Every year, once a year, in Maryland, I go for a week and overnight camp with about 50 to 60 kids with muscular dystrophy, all ages, seven to 21. And it is really fun. I have some great friends there and wonderful counselors." - Mattie Stepanek

"Use pain as a stepping stone, not a camp ground." - Alan Cohen

"There is no lake at Camp Green Lake." - Louis Sachar

"Just so you know, I've trusted you since camp." - Kim Harrison

"Just so you know, I"ve trusted you since camp." - Kim Harrison

"An ignorant doctor is the aide-de-camp of death." - Avicenna

"The idea of a concentration camp is excellent." - Joseph Stalin

"Guantanamo Bay isn't a prison, it's a leadership camp!" - Jon Stewart

"The pendulum is swinging back to the HD-DVD camp." - John Freeman

"I hate camping, but I love summer camp." - Zooey Deschanel

"Of course The Beach Boys will be camp." - Bruce Johnston

"No gassing took place in any camp on Germany soil." - Simon Wiesenthal

"Holy Angels, our advocates, our brothers, our counselors, our defenders, our enlighteners, our friends, our guides, our helpers, our intercessors - Pray for us." - Mother Teresa

"Abuse counselors say of the abusive client: "When he looks at himself in the morning and sees his dirty face, he sets about washing the mirror." - Lundy Bancroft

"True counselors of despair are those who hope against hope-and historical experience-that the government can and will act constructively." - Robert Higgs

"Books will speak plain when counselors blanch." - Francis Bacon

"Books speak plain when counselors blanch." - Francis Bacon

"A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors." - Charles Baudelaire

"I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love." - Siobhan Fahey

"The whole point of Camp is to dethrone the serious. Camp is playful, anti-serious. More precisely, Camp involves a new, more complex relation to "the serious." One can be serious about the frivolous, frivolous about the serious." - Susan Sontag

"The whole point of Camp is to dethrone the serious. Camp is playful, anti-serious. More precisely, Camp involves a new, more complex relation to the serious. One can be serious about the frivolous, frivolous about the serious." - Susan Sontag

"You gotta love the names. They're so eager, earnest, and hopeful: Camp Prosperity, Camp Liberty, and Camp Victory are the names of just a few of the U.S. military bases in Baghdad." - Richard Engel

"I was a camp counselor for kids whose moms were on welfare, unfortunately, and right across the camp was the best, most pristine and preppy camp in the universe." - Harvey Weinstein

"But when we came out of camp, that's when I first realized that being in camp, that being Japanese-American, was something shameful." - George Takei

"I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are." - William Tecumseh Sherman

"Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp. I had so many different ideas swirling between culture and how to tie things together." - Ajay Naidu

"The world is filled with unmarried marriage counselors." - Charles M Schulz

"Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time." - Pericles

"Our nation, which possesses greater resources than any other, is rent, from center to circumference, with party strife, political intrigues, and sectional interest; our counselors are panic stricken, our legislators are astonished, and our senators are confounded." - Joseph Smith Jr

"When we take out school psychologists, truant officers, counselors, art, music, and athletics, and bring in the police, the school gets turned into a feeder system for the penal system." - Jesse Jackson

"Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time." - Pericles

"Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please." - Robert Chambers

"We look to our pastors and priests and rabbis and counselors of all kinds to testify of the enduring principles upon which our society is built: honesty, charity, integrity and family." - Mitt Romney

"Men consort in camp and town But the poet dwells alone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"After a war, after a concentration camp, I find it's not too difficult to be happy." - Loudon Wainwright Iii

"Love rules the camp, the court, the grove - for love is Heaven, and Heaven is love." - Lord Byron

"I always did workshops. I would be at theater camp, doing shows, or after-school programs." - Ansel Elgort

"I've only been on one vacation ever. I just went to Acapulco before training camp." - Terrell Owens

"I train six to seven hours during the three separate sessions every day while in camp." - Diego Sanchez

"They know no country, own no lord, Their home the camp, their law the sword." - Silvio Pellico

"We are tenting tonight on the old camp ground, Give us a song to cheer." - Walter Kittredge

"To be in the weakest camp is to be in the strongest school." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Good faith and probity are rarely found among the followers of the camp." - Lucan

"There's no point in defending camp if you guys die. All our friends are here." - Rick Riordan

"It's nice for us to have a fresh face in the camp to bounce things off." - Lawrie Sanchez

"We people in camp are merely big children, wayward and changeable." - Rutherford B Hayes

"Book tours are like boot camp but with little sleep and less food." - Rita Mae Brown

"One must always be ready to change sides with justice, that fugitive from the winning camp." - Simone Weil

"The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter" - Henry David Thoreau

"A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room." - Robert Baden-Powell

"You win the fight in the training camp, not on the day of the fight." - Royce Gracie

"The tradition of the camp fire faces that of the pyramid." - Martin Buber

"Life is like a concentration camp... you can't leave without dying." - Woody Allen

"Can't wait to start camp on Monday. Feeling really hungry this year. Watch out world" - Tyson Fury

"Every power grab is the new base camp for the next power grab." - Mark Steyn

"You always are changed when you come back from summer camp." - Emma Stone

"In a way, I think Roxy Music is high camp, in a brilliant way." - Todd Haynes

"I don't really watch that much TV. I have training camp to worry about." - Raylee Johnson

"The International Monetary Fund is the watchdog of the dollar in the capitalist camp." - Che Guevara

"The rust of business is sometimes polished off in a camp; but never in a court." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor." - Jack Adams

"Hurrah Boys! Let's get these last few reds then head on back to camp. Hurrah!" - George Armstrong Custer

"If there was a Jane Austen camp, I would go, no question." - Stephenie Meyer

"...I would like to live a little bit longer in this beautiful concentration camp." - Imre Kertesz

"I was wishing I'd bought some of that Camp Half Blood orange thermal underwear..." ?!?!" - Rick Riordan

"My memories of camp - I was four years old to eight years old - they're fond memories." - George Takei

"Drag a $100 bill through a trailer camp and there's no telling what you will find." - James Carville

"A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp." - Raymond Duncan

"The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong." - Philip Emeagwali

"I am 100% in the camp that says forgiveness is mostly about the forgiver." - Hillary Clinton

"Camp is a solvent of morality. It neutralizes moral indignation, sponsors playfulness." - Susan Sontag

"My first paying job, when I was 15, I was a day camp counselor." - Victoria Pratt

"The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts." - John Russell

"I was in better shape when I went into boot camp than when I came out." - Kai Ryssdal

"I do dance music, and I can be pretty camp myself from time to time." - Kylie Minogue

"Believe it or not, but I was a camp councilor for three years. I love kids." - Eli Roth

"When I'm on stage, I'm quite over the top - I'm quite flamboyant and camp." - Jack Whitehall

"People recognize me, but I get a lot of, 'Didn't I go to camp with you?'" - Ashley Williams

"Sam is there, Sam has been playing well, he has been doing great in camp." - Latrell Sprewell

"I went to sleep away camp seven years in a row. I was such a pro." - Joe Jonas

"I have never believed in being part of any one group or camp." - Akshay Kumar

"I was 13 and at summer camp when I had my first kiss." - Carlos Pena Jr

"I also remember when I watched Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer [1990] at, like, age 15. That scared the crap out of me. Because it didn't operate inside the usual conventions of the horror genre in the way that I could accept. I can accept horny teenager counselors being murdered at camp. But I couldn't accept the derangement of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, which was that anyone could be murdered at any moment - whole families, with no build-up music and no meaning. It terrified me." - Christopher Bollen

"These events have split the whole world into two camps: the camp of belief and the camp of disbelief.... There is only one God, and I declare that there is no prophet but Muhammad." - Osama Bin Laden

"From nine on I was forced to camp every summer. Not a volunteer. I played with the wrong kids so they made me go to camp to straighten me out." - Bruce Dern

"There was a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like, you know, the Hitler Youth or whatever. I mean, who does a camp for kids that's all about politics? Disturbing." - Glenn Beck

"[Ruslan] Provodnikov has a totally different style than Manny Pacquiao and that's what training camp is all about and that's why I stay in shape year round, so I can work on strategy in camp instead of getting in shape." - Chris Algieri

"I knew from a young age that I wanted to perform. I went to an arts camp called Brookdale Arts Camp, in New Jersey, from the time I was 6, and then I was a counselor there through high school." - Melissa Rauch

"I had 500 kids at camp this past summer for example. We do nine weeks for kids and nine days for grown ups every summer. The adult camp is a lot of fun." - Wavy Gravy

"In Botswana in the Kalahari Desert there's a tented camp called Jack's Camp, which is like old Africa meets Ralph Lauren. The Oriental rugs, the old leather chairs - you feel like you've just jumped out of a Ralph Lauren ad." - Mark Burnett

"I am surrounded by counselors. My sister is a counselor. My daughter is training to be a counselor. A lot of my friends are counselors." - Sue Townsend

"We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven." - Henry David Thoreau

"Yeah, flattering." Percy raised Riptide. "But actually I`m the son of Poseidon. I`m from Camp Half-Blood." - Rick Riordan

"One night I attended a Laughing Liberally comedy show. There was one funny comedian there - Lee Camp." - Matt Labash

"Brandon Wegher left camp to deal with some personal things. We hope he can return in the very near future" - Kirk Ferentz

"Whoever wishes to hold the fortress of contemplation must first of all train in the camp of action." - Pope Gregory I

"Welcome to the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona that is packed to capacity... with some patches of seats left empty." - George Hamilton

"White girls tell me Hey Nicki your camp rules! Is that why you get more head than shampoos?" - Nicki Minaj

"The tobacco-roller and his son pitched their camp beneath a gum tree upon the edge of the wood." - Mary Johnston

"Don't go to summer camp. Bury your parents in the backyard and have the place to yourself." - Henry Rollins

"The man who goes afoot, prepared to camp anywhere and in any weather, is the most independent fellow on earth." - Horace Kephart

"In a political fight, when you've got nothing in favour of your side, start a row in the opposition camp." - Huey Long

"The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule." - Giorgio Agamben

"I hope one day I can come into a training camp and not say someone is out for the season." - Nate McMillan

"I'm going to be pissed if I walk all the way to the camp and end up getting shot." - Tara Brown

"All the good things in my career are a direct descendant of what I did and learned at ? camp" - Seth Godin

"Don't underestimate Camp Half-Blood." - Rick Riordan

"A golf course is for golf. A tennis court is for tennis. A prison camp is for escaping." - Pierre Fresnay

"After September 11th, freedom of speech in America has become a topic that's touchier than a Vatican summer camp." - Dennis Miller

"A player cannot be part of the training camp experience as a rookie unless he is signed to a contract." - Leigh Steinberg

"Without discipline a body of men becomes rabble. Rabble dies, either on the battlefield or in a POW camp." - W E B Griffin

"My husband had an education. He had a degree in Literature. I married into a camp of literary types." - Joni Mitchell

"You practically do not use semicolons at all. This is a symptom of mental defectiveness, probably induced by camp life." - George Bernard Shaw

"All the good things in my career are a direct descendant of what I did and learned at camp" - Seth Godin

"Of course I didn't have a boyfriend then. I didn't even have a camp boyfriend then [at age of 13]." - Mara Wilson

"I really got the best of education , and arts and music and summer camp. I had it great." - Jill Stein

"When you start training camp, you're building the tools necessary to win a championship. You have to have the patience." - Kobe Bryant

"The Clinton camp has been able to project that kind of neo-McCarthy hysteria: that Russia is responsible for everything." - Julian Assange

"I had no time for Indira Gandhi. She was too much in the Russian camp for my liking." - Bob Hawke

"Sometimes it's summer camp on location. So it's nice to have a little New York community of people you love." - Paul Dano

"I was sent to sleepover camp since I was 6, and you know, it's a recipe for disaster." - Sarah Silverman

"Forget 'redeeming social value,' dirty pictures are fun. When I die I want my ashes sprinkled over a nudist camp." - L Neil Smith

"[Of the Auschwitz concentration camp:] Our language lacks words to express this offence, the demolition of a man." - Primo Levi

"External fears cease of their own accord when once we have conquered these traitors within the camp." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I grew up in a refugee camp in Uganda, and I lived there for 30 years. That shapes one's character." - Paul Kagame

"Before pop art, there was such a thing as bad taste. Now there's kitsch, schlock, camp, and porn." - Don Delillo

"Something about being rejected at Church Camp felt so much more awful than being rejected at school." - Craig Thompson

"If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia." - Tony Abbott



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