Rudyard Kipling

1865 - 1936

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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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on eternity, god, losing, and mercy

We're poor little lambs who've lost our way, Baa! Baa! Baa! We're little black sheep who've gone astray, Baa-aa-aa! Gentlemen-rankers out on the spree, Damned from here to Eternity, God ha' mercy on such as we, Baa! Yah! Bah!

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93, now a drinking song

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on brothers, dogs, giving, heart, and sister

Brothers and Sisters, I bid you beware Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: The Power of the Dog, 1909

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on compliments, hope, praise, and sister

Never praise a sister to a sister in the hope of your compliments reaching the proper ears.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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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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