Father Wolf ran out a few paces and heard Shere Khan.
You must not forget the suspenders, Best Beloved.
Rikki-tikki's mother (she used to live in the general's house at Segowlee) had carefully told Rikki what to do if ever he came across white men.
It is better to lie quiet in the mud than to be disturbed on good bedding.
Witta feared nothing - except to be poor.
What is this," said the leopard,"that is so 'sclusively dark, and yet so full of little pieces of light?
Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody cared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as Tabaqui, as bold as the wild buffalo, and as reckless as the wounded elephant. But he had a voice as soft as wild honey dripping from a tree, and a skin softer than down.
At twenty the things for which one does not care a damn should, properly, be many.
These two things fight together in me as the snakes fight in the spring. The water comes out of my eyes; yet I laugh while it falls. Why?
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble.
And there's never a law of God or man runs north of Fifty-three.
Nag, the big black cobra, and he was five feet long from tongue to tail.
Slowly - slowly. It was haste killed the Yellow Snake that ate the sun.
If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
The glory of the garden lies in more than meets the eye.
No need to listen for the fall. This is the world's end.
Never ask a man his opinion of a woman's dress when he is desperately and abjectly in love with the wearer.
To hear is one thing, to know is another.
Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs.