Rudyard Kipling Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rudyard kipling quotes, rudyard kipling sayings, and rudyard kipling proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears.     

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A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.     

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I've taken my fun where I've found it.      

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He travels the fastest who travels alone.     

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

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

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

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For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.     

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Everyone is more or less mad on one point.     

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A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.     

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

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All we have of freedom, all we use or know - This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.     

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Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs.     

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I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.     

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Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears.     

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The Navy is very old and very wise.     

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All we have of freedom, all we use or know - This our fathers bought for us long and long ago     

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All we have of freedom / All we use or know/ This our fathers bought for us / Long and long ago.     

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The elephant's a gentleman.     

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We're all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.     

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A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.     

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He travels the fastest who travels alone.     

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

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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.     

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

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Single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints.     

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None of the Jungle People like being disturbed.     

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In the jungle, life and food depend on keeping your temper.     

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Who has smelled the woodsmoke at twilight, who has seen the campfire burning, who is quick to read the noises of the night?     

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

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