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79 Famous Quotes by Elbert Hubbard
6/19/1856 - 5/7/1915
Also Known As:  
Bertie
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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.

Art and artists Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Charity: a thing that begins at home, and usually stays there.

Charity Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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It is the weak man who urges compromise--never the strong man.

Compromise Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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To stop sinning suddenly.

Death Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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God will not look you over for medals, degrees, or diplomas, but for scars. -Elbert Hubbard.

Difficulties Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.

Dignity Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.

Education Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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A failure is a man who has blundered but is not able to cash in the experience.

Failure Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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To give up your seat in a car to a woman, and tread on your neighbor's foot to get even.

Gallantry Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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To do a perfectly unselfish act for selfish motives.

Gallantry Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent--the power to do the right thing the first time.

Genius Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who "lives well.".

Glutton Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Government is a kind of legalized pillage.

Government Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.

Habit Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced.

Law Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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When a man sends you an impudent letter, sit right down and give it back to him with interest ten times compounded, and then throw both letters in the wastebasket.

Letters Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Logic: an instrument used for bolstering a prejudice.

Logic Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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The cheerful loser is the winner.

Loss Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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A retentive memory is a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

Memory Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Every quarrel begins in nothing and ends in a struggle for supremacy.

Quarrel Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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All success consists in this: You are doing something for somebody - benefiting humanity - and the feeling of success comes from the consciousness of this. -Elbert Hubbard.

Service Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Every spirit makes its house, but as afterwards the house confines the spirit, you had better build well.

Spirit Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.

Success Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

Taste Quotes, by Elbert Hubbard

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