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    Quotes by Rudyard Kipling

    • Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.
    • 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.
    • Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.
    • 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!
      As Easy as A.B.C. (1917)
    • I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.
      The Elephant's Child (1902)
    • Every woman knows all about everything.
      The Eye of Allah (1926)
    • There's no jealousy in the grave.
      The Eye of Allah (1926)
    • Funny how the new things are the old things.
      With the Night Mail (1909)
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