Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Rudyard Kipling
Joseph Kipling
Rudyard Kipling.
BornDecember 30, 1865
Bombay, India
DiedJanuary 18, 1936
London, England
British writer and satirist. Most famous for "The Jungle Book" (1894) and "Just So Stories" (1902). Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907.

The repository contains three quotes from Rudyard Kipling.


More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.

ResponsibilitySuccess and Failure

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.

Men and Women

The female of the species is much deadlier than the male.