More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies. Rudyard Kipling The Phantom Rickshaw There are no other quotes from this source in the Bon Mots database. Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Work-life balance Work Author Rudyard Kipling Medium Short story Language English Time 1888 1880s 19th century Occupation Writer From Asia Europe Authentication Score 2 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Kipling, Rudyard. The Phantom 'Rickshaw. A. H. Wheeler & Co., 1888. Citation text copied to clipboard.