236 Total Quotes

Rudyard Kipling Quotes

Rudyard Kipling
A member of the most ancient profession in the world.
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#Profession

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Call a truce, then to our labors - let us feast with friends and neighbors And be merry as the custom of our caste; For if "faint and forced the laughter," and if sadness follow after, We are richer by one mocking Christmas past
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#Custom

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There's a whisper down the field where the year has shot her yield, / And the ricks stand grey to the sun, / Singing: - `Over then, come over, for the bee has quit the clover, / And your English summer's done'.
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#Field

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If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. . . . The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son.
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#Courage

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It is at Bombay that the smell of All Asia boards the ship miles off shore, and holds the passenger's nose till he is clear of Asia again
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#Asia

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A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
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#People #English Writer

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And that is called paying the Dane-geld; but we've proved it again and again, that if once you have paid him the Dane-geld you never get rid of the Dane.
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#English Writer

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San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of remarkable beauty
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#People

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Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.
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#English Writer

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I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages.
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#English Writer

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Who are neither children nor gods, but men in a world of men!
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#Children

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Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing - 'Oh how beautiful!' and sitting in the shade, While better men than we go out and start their working lives At grubbing weeds from gravel paths with broken dinner knives
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#England

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There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.
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#Hollywood

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For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
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#English Writer

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Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs.
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#English Writer

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Through the Jungle very softly flits a shadow and a sigh - / He is Fear, O Little Hunter, he is Fear!
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#Fear

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We ain't no thin red 'eroes, nor we aren't no blackguards too, But single men in barricks, most remarkable like you; An' if sometimes our conduck isn't all your fancy paints, Why single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints
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#Men

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Power without responsibility - the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages
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#Power

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For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack
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#Strength

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The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
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#English Writer #Country

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All the people like us are we, And everyone else is They.
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#People #English Writer

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The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a clever woman to manage a fool
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#Fools And Foolishness

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God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
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#God #Mothers #Mother #Mothers Day

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Gardens are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.
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#English Writer