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Summary

Elbert Hubbard (born as Elbert Green Hubbard in Bloomington, Illinois, U.S., died in RMS Lusitania, Atlantic Ocean) was a famous Writer from USA, who lived between June 19, 1859 and May 7, 1915.

Biography

Elbert Green Hubbard was an artist, writer and philosopher but also "a philosopher, a soap salesman, entrepreneur, artist vaudeville, bohemian, bigamist, horseman, humorist, printer, novelist, moralist, farmer, selfish, liar, plagiarist, a staunch supporter of big business, avid defender of individual rights, anti-intellectual, arts advocate, macho, pro-feminist, "says Hashimoto IY College1 of Whitman. He influenced the Arts and Crafts movement and is remembered for his essay Message to Garcia.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 77 quotes who is written / told by Elbert, under the main topics: Death, Friendship, Graduation, Religion, Wisdom.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Charles F. Kettering, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer, Ngo Dinh Diem, Margaret Lee Runbeck, George Matthew Adams, Adlai Stevenson, John Barrymore, George S. Patton, Thornton Wilder, Casey Stengel, Vince Lombardi, Frank Lloyd Wright, Helen Keller, Pablo Picasso, Robert Frost, George Santayana, Aldous Huxley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Albert Einstein

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elbert_Hubbard

Famous quotes by Elbert Hubbard (77)


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"A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience"
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"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit"
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"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars"
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"The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all"
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"The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work"
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"The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it"
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"The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one"
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"The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you"
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"The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment"
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"The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture"
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"So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs"
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"Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us"
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"Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake"
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"Men are only as great as they are kind"
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"Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street"
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"Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death"
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"Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away"
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"Live truth instead of professing it"
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"Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace"
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"Life is just one damned thing after another"
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"Life in abundance comes only through great love"
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"I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate"
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"How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success"
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"He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words"
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"He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much"
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"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped"
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"Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used"
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"Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority"
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"Fear clogs; faith liberates"
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"Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself"
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"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed"
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"Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition"
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"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive"
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"Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends"
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"Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time"
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"Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself"
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"Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things"
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"Art is not a thing; it is a way"
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"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all"
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"A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself"
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"A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness"
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"A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist"
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"A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them"
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"A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares"
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"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success"
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"We are punished by our sins, not for them"
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"The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today"
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"A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run"
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"Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway"
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"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same"
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"Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly"
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"We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them"
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"Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure"
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"The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination"
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"Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it"
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"The man who knows it can't be done counts the risk, not the reward"
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"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you"
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"It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious"
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"It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree"
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"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man"
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"In order to have friends, you must first be one"
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"The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence"
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"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods"
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"Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness"
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"Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation"
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"It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do"
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"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher"
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"It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get"
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"We are not punished for our sins, but by them"
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"To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing"
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"This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum"
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"There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability"
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"There is no failure except in no longer trying"
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"The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it"
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"The thing we fear we bring to pass"
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"The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner"
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"The supernatural is the natural not yet understood"


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