Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. — G. K. Chesterton

Rudyard Kipling

Civilization: British — England
   Field of Renown:  literature — Poet
Era:  Victorian

Kipling's novel's and poetry are associated with British Imperialism, for good and ill.