Rudyard Kipling

Masonic Quotes of Famous Freemasons

The Quotes of Rudyard Kipling

Born: 12/30/1865 12:00:00 AM Died: 1/18/1936 12:00:00 AM

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


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


The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is 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.


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


Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.


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


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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Quotes of Famous Freemasons and Occultists

Freemasonry, as a tradition, is built on the spoken word. It is a mystic tradition that has been passed down from lip to hear across the centuries. It acknowledges the power of language to transform the mind of the individual and even the course of history itself. Throughout history, great changes in civilizations and the rise and fall of empires have depended on a few words, spoken into the right ear at the right time. Freemasonry places great importance on remembering the thoughts of our ancestors. It is from these thoughts that we can learn how to navigate the maze of life and avoid the pitfalls that have entrapped the unfortunate. The Masons below have all contributed to the wisdom of the world and we have selected a small portion of their knowledge to be shared here to inspire, uplift and educate.

"If I have seen further than
others, it is by standing
upon the shoulders of giants."

- BROTHER ISAAC NEWTON

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