Rudyard Kipling Quotes


81 Rudyard Kipling quotes:



"Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established."
"He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors."
"The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it."
"We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse."
"Gentlemen-Rankers out on the spree, / Damned from here to Eternity."
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Eternity Quotes
"Ave you 'eard o' the Widow at Windsor / With a hairy gold crown on 'er 'ead?"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"All we have of freedom -- all we use or know -- this our fathers bought for us, long and long ago."
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"You just don't know how to use the English language."
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"The 'eathen in 'is blindness must end where 'e began. But the backbone of the Army is the non-commissioned man!"
"If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'"
"It's clever, but is it Art?"
"But a fool must follow his natural bent / (Even as you and I!)."
"Never praise a sister to a sister in the hope of your compliments reaching he proper ears."
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Praise Quotes
"He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Quotes Quotes
"When you're left wounded on Afganistan's plains and the women come out to cut up what remains, Just roll to your rifle and blow out your brains, And go to your God like a soldier"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They."
"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."
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"Never praise a sister to a sister in the hope of your compliments reaching the proper ears"
"We know that the tail must wag the dog, for the horse is drawn by the cart; / But the Devil whoops, as he whooped of old: `It's clever, but is it Art?'"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Devil Quotes
"And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Devil Quotes



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