284 Total Quotes

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

Elbert Hubbard
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
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#American Writer #Communication

Elbert Hubbard
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
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#American Writer #Competition

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

Elbert Hubbard
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
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#American Writer #Ignorance

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Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
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#Giving #Men

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A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.
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#American Writer

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In order to have friends, you must first be one.
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#American Writer #Friends Or Friendship

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The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
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#American Writer

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If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
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#American Writer

Elbert Hubbard
The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.
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#Danger

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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?
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#American Writer #Quote of the Day #Motivational

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A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
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#American Writer

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Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
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#American Writer #Forgiveness

Elbert Hubbard
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.
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#American Writer #Enemies

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Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
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#American Writer

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Never explain -- your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
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#Enemies

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The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
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#American Writer

Elbert Hubbard
The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
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#Life #Quote of the Day #Editor's Pick