Rudyard Kipling

1865 - 1936

A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on bitterness, evil, forgiveness, love, men, and simplicity

Teach us to delight in simple things; And mirth that has no bitter springs; Forgiveness free of evil done, And love to all men 'neath the sun.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling

Hot and bothered.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Rectorial Address at St. Andrew’s, 1923

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on departure, heart, humility, and sacrifice

The tumult and the shouting dies; The captains and the kings depart- Still stands Thine ancient Sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Recessional from The Five Nations

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on art, cleverness, and devil

But the Devil whoops, as he whooped of old: "It's clever, but is it Art?"

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on art and devil

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The Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on god, honor, hope, losing, love, truth, and youth

We have done with Hope and Honour. we are lost to Love and Truth, We are dropping down the ladder rung by rung; And the measure of our torment is the measure of our youth. God help us, for we knew the worst too young!

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on belief and trouble

I always prefer to believe the best of everybody - it saves so much trouble.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on mind

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They copied all they could follow but they couldn't copy my mind so I left them sweating and stealing a year and a half behind.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on brothers

Brother, thy tail hangs down behind.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: The Jungle Book, 1894

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on strength and work

Enough work to do, and strength enough to do the work.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: A Doctor’s Work, 1908

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