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65 Beautiful Quotes by Elbert Hubbard

Memorable Elbert Hubbard Quotes

Elbert Hubbard was an American author, publisher, philosopher as well as artist. He was heaved in Hudson, Illinois, and convened his early achievement as a traveling salesman in the company named Larkin Soap. Some of his famous quotes are listed below.

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

  1. “Live truth instead of professing it.” – Elbert Hubbard
  2. “Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.” – Elbert Hubbard
  3. “An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.” – Elbert Hubbard
  4. “Initiative is doing the right things without being told” – Elbert Hubbard
  5. “Righteous indignation: Your own wrath as opposed to the shocking bad temper of others.” – Elbert Hubbard
  6. “Art is not a thing; it is a way.” – Elbert Hubbard
  7. “Fortitude: That quality of mind which does not care what happens so long as it does not happen to us.” – Elbert Hubbard
  8. “The love we give away is the only love we keep.” – Elbert Hubbard
  9. “Tragedy and comedy are simply questions of value; a little misfit in life makes us laugh; a great one is tragedy and cause for expression of grief.” – Elbert Hubbard
  10. “Fear clogs; Faith liberates” – Elbert Hubbard
  11. “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard
  12. “Life is just one damned thing after another.” – Elbert Hubbard
  13. “Lawyer: The only man in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.” – Elbert Hubbard
  14. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard
  15. “Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.” – Elbert Hubbard
  16. “If you can’t answer a man’s arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.” – Elbert Hubbard
  17. “An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” – Elbert Hubbard
  18. “It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.” – Elbert Hubbard
  19. “The weaknesses of the many make the leader possible.” – Elbert Hubbard
  20. “Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.” – Elbert Hubbard
  21. “Action is thought tempered by illusion.” – Elbert Hubbard
  22. “Life in abundance comes only through great love” – Elbert Hubbard
  23. “The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.” – Elbert Hubbard
  24. “God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars” – Elbert Hubbard
  25. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  26. “Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.” – Elbert Hubbard
  27. “To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
  28. “We are punished by our sins, not for them.” – Elbert Hubbard
  29. “There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.” – Elbert Hubbard
  30. “Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.” – Elbert Hubbard
  31. “The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.” – Elbert Hubbard
  32. “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.” – Elbert Hubbard
  33. “The average man plays to the gallery of his own self-esteem.” – Elbert Hubbard
  34. “It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get” – Elbert Hubbard
  35. “Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience.” – Elbert Hubbard
  36. “The thing we fear we bring to pass.” – Elbert Hubbard
  37. “We work to become, not to acquire.” – Elbert Hubbard
  38. “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard
  39. “Your neighbor is the man who needs you.” – Elbert Hubbard
  40. “We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.” – Elbert Hubbard
  41. “Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them; power flows to the man who knows how.” – Elbert Hubbard
  42. “Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.” – Elbert Hubbard
  43. “Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.” – Elbert Hubbard
  44. “The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.” – Elbert Hubbard
  45. “All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then your low words will be charged with dynamite.” – Elbert Hubbard
  46. “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
  47. “Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.” – Elbert Hubbard
  48. “Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death” – Elbert Hubbard
  49. “There was one who thought he was above me, and he was above me until he had that thought.” – Elbert Hubbard
  50. “Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.” – Elbert Hubbard
  51. “Every knock is a boost.” – Elbert Hubbard
  52. “A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.” – Elbert Hubbard
  53. “Responsibility is the price of freedom.” – Elbert Hubbard
  54. “Men are only as great as they are kind.” – Elbert Hubbard
  55. “Don’t make excuses-make good.” – Elbert Hubbard
  56. “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.” – Elbert Hubbard
  57. “I believe in salvation through economic, social, and spiritual freedom.” – Elbert Hubbard
  58. “Never explain–your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyhow.” – Elbert Hubbard
  59. “In order to have friends, you must first be one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  60. “The path of least resistance is what makes rivers run crooked.” – Elbert Hubbard
  61. “The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment” – Elbert Hubbard
  62. “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.” – Elbert Hubbard
  63. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
  64. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” – Elbert Hubbard
  65. “Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends” – Elbert Hubbard

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