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From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.


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How sad it is I shall grow old, and horrid, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young. It will never be older than this particular day of June. . . . If it was only the other way If it was I who were to be always young, and the picture that were to grow old For this--for this--I would give everything Yes, there is nothing in the whole world I would not give
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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
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Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.
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Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people.
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The final mystery is oneself.
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When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
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