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Rudyard Kipling Quotes



Quotes by Rudyard Kipling - (14 quotes)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Activity category:

What you do when you don't have to, determines what you will do when you can no longer help it. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Art category:

But the Devil whoops, as he whooped of old: 'It's clever, but is it art?' (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Belief category:

I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Desire category:

If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Difficulty category:

Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Discipline category:

If you can dream - and not make dreams your master; / If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim, / If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster / And treat those two impostors just the same: /... Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, / And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son! (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Ego category:

Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Perseverance category:

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!' (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Pets category:

The Cat. He walked by himself, and all places were alike to him. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Plagiarism category:

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)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Trust category:

If you can keep your head when all about you / Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, / If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, / But make allowance for their doubting too; / ...Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, / And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son! (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Understanding category:

There aren't twelve-hundred people in the world who understand pictures. The others pretend and don't care. (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Winning category:

If you can fill the unforgiving minute / With sixty seconds' worth of distance run, / Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, / And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son! (Rudyard Kipling)

Rudyard Kipling - From the Words category:

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. (Rudyard Kipling)



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Last modified: December 22, 2014