Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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Your friend is the person who knows all about you, and still likes you.
– Elbert Hubbard

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The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
– Elbert Hubbard

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Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
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Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.
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Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
– Elbert Hubbard

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A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
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Happiness is a habit cultivate it.
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The love we give away is the only love we keep.
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Never Explain your Friends do not need it and your Enemies will not believe you anyway.
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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
– Elbert Hubbard

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We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold in them.
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Men are not punished for their sins but by them.
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Responsibility is the price of freedom.
– Elbert Hubbard

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Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.
– Elbert Hubbard

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Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.
– Elbert Hubbard

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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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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
– Elbert Hubbard

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A person employed on a newspaper whose business it is to sseparate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
– Elbert Hubbard

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Logic: an instrument used for bolstering a prejudice.
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Logic is one thing and commonsense another.
– Elbert Hubbard

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Reason: The arithmetic of the emotions.
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God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
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Live truth instead of professing it.
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Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.
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Grammar is the grave of letters.
– Elbert Hubbard

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The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel.
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Don’t make excuses make good.
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Parties who want milk should not seat themselves on a stool in the middle of the field in hopes that the cow will back up to them.
– Elbert Hubbard

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A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.
– Elbert Hubbard

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A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
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College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
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You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.
– Elbert Hubbard

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This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
– Elbert Hubbard

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The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
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No man needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one.
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There is no failure except in no longer trying.
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We are punished by our sins, not for them.
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A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
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A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
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Life without absorbing occupation is hell.
– Elbert Hubbard

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