Rudyard Kipling

1865 - 1936

A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

What you do when you don't have to, determines what you will do when you can no longer help it.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

When your Daemon is in charge, do not try to think consciously. Drift, wait, and obey.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Something of Myself for My Friends Known and Unknown, 1937

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on children, fate, and war

For all we have and are, For all our children's fate, Stand up and take the war. The Hun is at the gate!

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: For all we have and are, 1914

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on drugs, mankind, and words

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

Flowers are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and siting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on earth, god, love, and men

God gave all men all the earth to love but, since our hearts are so small, ordained for each, one spot to be beloved over all.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on earth, god, love, and men

God gives all men all earth to love, But, since man's hear is small, Ordains for each one spot shall prove Beloved over all.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on losing, sons, and world

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.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: "If"

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

Never again will I spend another winter in this accursed bucketshop of a refrigerator called England.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Letter to Sidney Colvin. From E. V. Lucas, The Colvins and Their Friends, 1928

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on country, money, reputation, and world

All the money in the world is no use to a man or his country if he spends it as fast as he makes it. All he has left is his bills and the reputation for being a fool.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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