Rudyard Kipling Quotes
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Love like ours can never die!
You win some and you lose some.
It's clever, pretty . . . but is it art?
Everyone is more or less mad on one point.
Literature is a splendid mistress, but a bad wife.
One who rebukes the world is rebuked by the world.
The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
Words are of course, most powerful drug used by mankind.
And a woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke.
All the people like us are We, And everyone else is They.
Deeper than speech our love, stronger than life our tether.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody—it saves so much trouble.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble.
Youth had been a habit of hers for so long that she could not part with it.
We're all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two imposters just the same.
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.
Never praise a sister to a sister, in the hope of your compliments reaching the proper ears.
He wrapped himself in quotations—as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
I never made a mistake in my life; at least, never one that I couldn't explain away afterwards.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but there needs a very clever woman to manage a fool!
Such a land [British Columbia] is good for an energetic man. It is also not so bad for the loafer.
If You can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you,... you'll be a Man, my son.
Though I've belted you and flayed you, by the livin' Gawd that made you, You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!
Take my word for it, the silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it takes a very clever woman to manage a fool.
Fiction is Truth's elder sister. Obviously. No one in the world knew what truth was till somebody had told a story.
I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.
I keep six honest serving men...they taught me all I know; their names are: what and why and when and how and who and where.
If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds' worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, And—which is more—you'll be a Man, my son!
For undemocratic reasons and for motives not of State, They arrive at their conclusions—largely inarticulate. Being void of self-expression they confide their views to none: But sometimes in a smoking-room, one learns why things were done.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Savings represent much more than mere money value. There are the proof that the saver is worth something in himself. Any fool can waste; any fool can muddle; but it takes something more of a man to save and the more he saves the more of a man he makes of himself. Waste and extravagance unsettle a man's mind for every crisis; thrift, which means some form of self-restraint, steadies it.