Quotes by Rudyard Kipling
He wrapped himself in quotations- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth;
Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth!
Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain!
Once there was The People - it shall never be again!
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
He travels the fastest who travels alone.
If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
It's clever, but is it Art?
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.
The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.