Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard

American writer and publisher

Lived from: 1859-1915

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Elbert Hubbard

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    Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
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    A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
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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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    Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
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    Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
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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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    A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
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    A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
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    A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
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    A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.

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    A pessimist is one who has been compelled to live with an optimist.
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    A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who ''lives well.''
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    Allow motion to equal emotion.
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    An event described by those to whom it was told by men who did not see it.
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    An executive is a man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right.
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