Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Indian-born British novelist, short-story writer, poet

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We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet! - Rudyard Kipling


By all ye cry and whisper, By all ye leave or do, The silent, sullen peoples Shall weigh your Gods and you. (The White Man's Burden) - Rudyard Kipling


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. - Rudyard Kipling


And How and Where and Who. - Rudyard Kipling


Her plates are scarred by the sun, dear lass, And her ropes are taut with the dew, For we're booming down on the old trail, our own trail, the out trail, We're sagging south on the Long Trail, the trail that is always new. - Rudyard Kipling


We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. - Rudyard Kipling


Everyone is more or less mad on one point. (On the Strength of a Likeness) - Rudyard Kipling


Reality is a crutch for people who can't handle drugs. - Rudyard Kipling


And only the Master shall praise us, and only the Master shall blame; And no one shall work for money, and no one shall work for fame; But each for the joy of the working, and each, in his separate star, Shall draw the Thing as he sees It, for the God of Things as They Are! - Rudyard Kipling