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Elbert Hubbard Quotes in English 2020

Elbert Hubbard Quotes In English 2020



1. Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.
– Elbert Hubbard

2. Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
– Elbert Hubbard

3. A failure is a man who has blundered but is not capable of cashing in on the experience.
– Elbert Hubbard

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

5. It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
– Elbert Hubbard

6. “Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.”
? Elbert Hubbard,

7. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.”
? Elbert Hubbard

8. “Never explain?your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.”
? Elbert Hubbard

9. “The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.”
? Elbert Hubbard
 
10. “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.”
? Elbert Hubbard

11. “Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.”
? Elbert Hubbard

12. “It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires a great deal of strength to decide what to do.”
? Elbert Hubbard

13. “The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.”
? Elbert Hubbard

14. “I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love...I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts.”
? Elbert Hubbard

15. “I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.”
? Elbert Hubbard

16. “The line between failure and success is so fine. . . that we are often on the line and do not know it.”
? Elbert Hubbard

17. “Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do”
? Elbert Hubbard

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

19. “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. ”
? Elbert Hubbard

20. “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

21. Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.

22. As a career, the business of an orthodox preacher is about as successful as that of a celluloid dog chasing an asbestos cat through hell.

23. Envy is an eyesore engendered by looking at another’s success thru the spectacles of our own inferiority.

24. Business, to be successful, must be based on science, for demand and supply are matters of mathematics, not guesswork.

25. He who criticises, be he ever so honest, must suggest a practical remedy or he soon descends from the height of a critic to the level of a common scold.

26. I would rather have a big burden and a strong back, than a weak back and a caddy to carry life’s luggage.

27. Every man has his little weakness. It often takes the form of a desire to get something for nothing.

28. It is always the nearest, plainest and simplest principles that learned men comprehend last.

29. It is the patient workers, and the active, kindly sympathetic men and women who hold the balance of things secure.

30. I do not believe that God ever created a man and then got so “put out” over the job that He damned him.

31. Nature is the great ocean of intelligence in which we are bathed.

32. In the Life of Darwin by his son, there is related an incident of how the great naturalist once studied long as to just what a certain spore was. Finally he said, “It is this, for if it isn’t, then what is it?” And all during his life he was never able to forget that he had been guilty of this unscientific attitude, for science is founded on certitude, not assumption.

33. ne machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
 
34. Let it be understood that the University is a preparatory school: it is life that gives you the “finals”—not college.

35. Science is simply the classification of the common knowledge of the common people. It is bringing together the things we all know and putting them together so we can use them. This is creation and finds its analogy in Nature, where the elements are combined in certain ways to give us fruits or flowers or grain.

36. Professor Tyndall once said the finest inspiration he ever received was from an old man who could scarcely read. This man acted as his servant. Each morning the old man would knock on the door of the scientist and call, “Arise, Sir: it is near seven o'clock and you have great work to do today.”

37. Success is voltage under control—keeping one hand on the transformer of your Kosmic Kilowatts.

38. The expression similia similibus is a Latin phrase and means that an imaginary disease can best be cured by an imaginary remedy.

39. The men you see waiting in the lobbies of doctors’ offices are, in a vast majority of cases, suffering through poisoning caused by an excess of food.

40. The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.

41. The best men are always first discovered by their enemies: it is the adversary who turns on the searchlight, and the proof of excellence lies in being able to stand the gleam.

42. The nation that prepares for war will sooner or later have war. We get just anything we prepare for, and we get nothing else. Everything that happens is a sequence: this happened today because you did that yesterday.

43. The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.

44. Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.

Elbert Hubbard

45. Two-thirds of all preachers, doctors and lawyers are hanging on to the coat tails of progress, shouting, whoa! while a good many of the rest are busy strewing banana peels along the line of march.

46. The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.

47. Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

48. The probable fact is that we are descended not only from monkeys but from monks.

49.  Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on giving as good as they get.

50. Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.

51. 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

52. Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.

53. “Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.”

54. The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Elbert Hubbard
 
55. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

56. “Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

57. “Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

58. 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

59. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

60. “Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

61. “Wealth is an engine that can be used for power, if you are an engineer; but to be tied to the fly wheel of an engine is rather a misfortune.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

62. “Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

63. “The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to be criticized, vilified, and misunderstood. This is a part of the penalty for greatness, and every great man understands it; and understands, too, that it is no proof of greatness. The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure contumely without resentment.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

64. “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

65. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

66. “There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

67. “Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

68. “The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

69. “The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

70. Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

71. “So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

72. “It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

73. “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.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

74. “Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

75. “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.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

76. “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

77. “The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

78. “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.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

79. “Man's greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors”
-- Elbert Hubbard

80. “Faith is the effort to believe what your common sense tells you is not true.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

81. “The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

82. Good health! Whenever you go out of doors, draw the chin in, carry the crown of your head high, and fill the lungs to the utmost; drink in sunshine; greet your friends with a smile, and put soul into every handclasp. Do not fear being misunderstood and never waste a minute thinking about your enemies.
Elbert Hubbard

83. Down in their hearts, wise men know this truth: the only way to help yourself is to help others.
Elbert Hubbard

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

85. I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love...I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts.
Elbert Hubbard
 
86. “Theology, by diverting the attention of men from this life to another, and by endeavoring to coerce all men into one religion, constantly preaching that this world is full of misery, but the next world would be beautiful - or not, as the case may be - has forced on men the thought of fear where otherwise there might have been the happy abandon of nature.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

87. “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.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

88. The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to be criticized, vilified, and misunderstood. This is a part of the penalty for greatness, and every great man understands it; and understands, too, that it is no proof of greatness. The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure contumely without resentment.
Elbert Hubbard

89. “Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

90. “If you work for a man, in heavens name work for him! If he pays you wages that supply you your bread and butter, work for him speak well of him, think well of him, stand by him and stand by the institution he represents. I think if I worked for a man I would work for him. I would not work for him a part of the time, and the rest of the time work against him. I would give an undivided service or none. If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

91. “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 to your goal.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

92. “It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.”
-- Elbert Hubbard

93. Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. Elbert Hubbard

94. Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake. Elbert Hubbard

95. 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. Elbert Hubbard

96. An idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all. Elbert Hubbard

97. If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names. Elbert Hubbard

98. 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 to your goal. Elbert Hubbard

99. No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day. Elbert Hubbard

100. 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. Elbert Hubbard



1.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
– Elbert Hubbard

2.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
– Elbert Hubbard

3.
Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.
– Elbert Hubbard

4.
You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
– Elbert Hubbard

5
Your friend is the person who knows all about you and still likes you.
– Elbert Hubbard

6.
Never explain? Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
– Elbert Hubbard

7.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
– Elbert Hubbard

8.
You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
– Elbert Hubbard

9.
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
-Elbert Hubbard

10.
True life lies in laughter, love, and work.
– Elbert Hubbard

11.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
– Elbert Hubbard

12.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
– Elbert Hubbard

13.
Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.
– Elbert Hubbard


14.
Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
– Elbert Hubbard

15.
God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
– Elbert Hubbard

16.
A failure is a man who has blundered but is not capable of cashing in on the experience.
– Elbert Hubbard

17.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
– Elbert Hubbard

18.
This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
– Elbert Hubbard

19.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
– Elbert Hubbard

20.
The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.
– Elbert Hubbard

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