Rudyard Kipling

1865 - 1936

A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on quotations

He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Many Inventions, 1893, The Finest Story in the World

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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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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

Any fool can waste, any fool can muddle, but it takes something of a man to save, and the more he saves the more of a man does it make of him.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

The sin ye do by two and two ye must pay for one by one.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on beauty, good, justice, memory, and women

'Tisn't beauty, so to speak, nor good talk necessarily. It's just It. Some women'll stay in a man's memory if they once walked down a street.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Traffics and Discoveries, 1904, Mrs. Bathurst

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

He went through the wild wet woods, waving his wild tail, and walking by his wild lone. But he never told anybody.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: The Just-So Stories, 1904, The Cat That Walked by Himself

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

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

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on borrowing, nature, neighbors, and trouble

Borrow trouble for yourself if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on politicians

Politicians. Little Tin Gods on Wheels.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Public Waste

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