Rudyard Kipling Quotes

Down to Gehenna or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Story of the Gadsbys (l. 6). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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What is the moral? Who rides may read.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Story of the Gadsbys (l. 1). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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One may fall but he falls by himself— Falls by himself with himself to blame,
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Story of the Gadsbys (l. 13-14). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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A fool there was and he made his prayer (Even as you and I!) To a rag and a bone and a hank of hair, (We called her the woman who did not care), But the fool he called her his lady fair— (Even as you and I!)
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Vampire (l. 1-6). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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The old lost road through the woods. . . . But there is no road through the woods.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Way through the Woods (l. 24-25). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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Take up the White Man's burden— Send forth the best ye breed— Go, bind your sons to exile To serve your captives' need.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British author, poet. Poem first published (1899). The White Man's Burden, The Five Nations (1903). Addressed to the American people on the occasion of their occupation of the Philippines at the end of the Spanish-American War of 1898. The poem's title has become a euphemism for the kind of patriarchal imperialism then current.
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'Ave you 'eard o' the Widow at Windsor With a hairy gold crown on 'er 'ead? She 'as ships on the foam—she 'as millions at 'ome, An' she pays us poor beggars in red.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Widow at Windsor (l. 1-4). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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Walk wide o' the Widow at Windsor, For 'alf o' Creation she owns: We 'ave bought 'er the same with the sword an' the flame, An' we've salted it down with our bones.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. The Widow at Windsor (l. 16-19). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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He travels the fastest who travels alone.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British author, poet. The Winners, refrain, The Story of the Gadsbys (1890).
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When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, And the women come out to cut up what remains, Jest roll to your rifle an' blow out your brains An' go to your Gawd like a soldier.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British author, poet. The Young British Soldier, Barrack-Room Ballads (1892).
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