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Rudyard Kipling

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

— Rudyard Kipling

#else #everyone #like #people #us

We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven't had any tea for a week... The bottom is out of the Universe.

— Rudyard Kipling

#repair #tea #universe #world #tea

The world is very lovely, and it's very horrible--and it doesn't care about your life or mine or anything else.

— Rudyard Kipling

#life #the-world #life

She is intensely human, and lives to look upon life.

— Rudyard Kipling


Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful!' and sitting in the shade.

— Rudyard Kipling

#gardens #work #beauty

How can you do anything until you have seen everything,or as much as you can?

— Rudyard Kipling


There is but one task for all -- One life for each to give. What stands if Freedom fall?

— Rudyard Kipling

#sacrifice #freedom

These are the four that are never content: that have never been filled since the dew began- Jacala's mouth, and the glut of the kite, and the hands of the ape, and the eyes of Man.

— Rudyard Kipling

#crocodile #curiosity #greed #kite #greed

Yet there be certain times in a young man’s life, when, through great sorrow or sin, all the boy in him is burnt and seared away so that he passes at one step to the more sorrowful state of manhood

— Rudyard Kipling

#childhood #life

TWENTY bridges from Tower to Kew - Wanted to know what the River knew, Twenty Bridges or twenty-two, For they were young, and the Thames was old And this is the tale that River told:

— Rudyard Kipling

#river #thames #london

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Kipling so loved his masonic experience that he memorialised its ideals in his famous poem "The Mother Lodge". He is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story"; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and his best works are said to exhibit "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".

George Orwell called him a "prophet of British imperialism". : /ˈrʌdjəd ˈkɪplɪŋ/ RUD-yəd KIP-ling; 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer poet and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India and his tales for children. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England in both prose and verse in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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