The best Quotes by Joseph Rudyard Kipling

The best Quotes by Joseph Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888).

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
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Everyone is more or less mad on one point.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.

Quotes about Joseph Rudyard Kipling

The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.
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Forget about your worries and your strife.
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A dusty muzzle. Soldier, remember in battle, that trunk can save your life. Take good care of it, my man.
Colonel Hathi in The Jungle Book
The bare necessities of life will come to you.
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It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.
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I've often thought a blind man could find his way through London simply by gauging the changes in innuendo: mild through Trafalgar Square, less veiled towards the river.
Louis Bayard - Mr. Timothy
I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London.
I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.
Since I'm serious about a career in Hindi films, I'd have relocate to Mumbai.
Mumbai is like Manhattan. There's a certain pace, a social life and the thrill of a professional life.
The centuries-old history and culture of India, majestic architectural monuments and museums of Delhi, Agra and Mumbai have a unique attractive force.
Everyone goes on about how Bombay is so similar to New York, so I had see what the big deal was. The bustling crowds are the same, but it's a lot quieter, it's a lot cleaner, and it's not humid. I think the energy is very similar to Bombay.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Bombay - which is kinda the same.
Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it's unbelievable.
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It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.
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So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.
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There are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives.
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I'm not crazy - my reality is just different from yours.
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Rainbow drops - suck them and you can spit in six different colours.
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If my books can help children become readers, then I feel I have accomplished something important.
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
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The world breaks us all and afterwards, some are stronger at the broken places.
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The aim of writing is to make others see.
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The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary. Men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
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A mother's love is the ultimate comfort.
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Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
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Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.
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Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me.
Fools who wear their hearts proudly on their sleeves, who cannot control their emotions, who wallow in sad memories and allow themselves to be provoked this easily - weak people, in other words.
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I wouldn't give up my family for anything. Not for all the chocolate in the world.
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It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.
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Life is more fun if you play games.
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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 2
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Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
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If you only ever read one book in your life I highly recommend... keeping your f*cking mouth shut.
Banksy in Cut It Out
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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