Rudyard Kipling Quote

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man—
There are only four things certain since Social Progress began:—
That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire,
And the burnt Fool's bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire.


'The Gods of the Copybook Headings' (1927)

Picture Quote 1

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man— There are only four things certain since Social Progress began:— That the Dog returns to ...

Picture Quote 2

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man— There are only four things certain since Social Progress began:— That the Dog returns to ...

Picture Quote 3

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man— There are only four things certain since Social Progress began:— That the Dog returns to ...

Picture Quote 4

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man— There are only four things certain since Social Progress began:— That the Dog returns to ...