Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature.

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Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

He travels the fastest who travels alone.

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.

If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Mother o' mine O mother o' mine!

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.

I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages.

If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine, o mother o' mine.

San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.

For the sin they do by two and two they must pay for one by one.

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?"

A woman is only a woman but a good cigar is a smoke.

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.

A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.

It's clever but is it Art?

Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.

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.

Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs.

All the people like us are we and everyone else is They.

If history were taught in the form of stories it would never be forgotten.

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