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Rudyard Kipling

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Good Lord! who can account for the fathomless folly of the public?

— Rudyard Kipling

#public-opinion #life

God help us for we knew the worst too young.

— Rudyard Kipling

#life #youth #experience

A thin grey fog hung over the city, and the streets were very cold; for summer was in England.

— Rudyard Kipling

#cold #england #fog #seasons #summer

I have my own matches and sulphur, and I'll make my own hell.

— Rudyard Kipling

#life #life

As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn, The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!

— Rudyard Kipling

#prophecy #life

One man in a thousand, Solomon says. Will stick more close than a brother. And it's worth while seeking him half your days If you find him before the other. ---The Thousandth Man

— Rudyard Kipling

#honor #loyality #friendship

O it's Tommy this, and Tommy that, and Tommy 'ow's your soul/But it's thin red line of heroes when the drums begin to roll.

— Rudyard Kipling


It takes a great deal of Christianity to wipe out uncivilised Eastern instincts, such as falling in love at first sight.

— Rudyard Kipling


I am by nature a dealer in words, and words are the most powerful drug known to humanity.

— Rudyard Kipling

#writers-on-writing #inspirational

If you hit a pony over the nose at the outset of your acquaintance, he may not love you but he will take a deep interest in your movements ever afterwards

— Rudyard Kipling


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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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