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Rudyard Kipling Quotes

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"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind."

"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!'"

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

"And How and Where and Who."

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

"Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors."

"The heart of a man to the heart of a maid - Light of my tents, be fleet - Morning awaits at the end of the world, And the world is all at our feet."

"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!"

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

"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."

"I gloat! Hear me gloat!"

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

"We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet!"

"You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!"

"Politicians. Little Tin Gods on Wheels."

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

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

"Everyone is more or less mad on one point."

"For the female of the species is more deadly than the male."

"He travels the fastest who travels alone."

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