Elbert Hubbard Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Elbert Hubbard quotes, Elbert Hubbard sayings, and Elbert Hubbard proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.     

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If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.      

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Art is not a thing, it is a way.

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Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.     

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Happiness is a habit - cultivate it.     

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College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.     

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Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.      

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A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

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The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.     

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There is no failure except in no longer trying.     

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

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The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.

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Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

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Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.     

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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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A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

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History: gossip well told.     

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The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.

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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.

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We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.

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Men are only as great as they are kind.     

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Don't make excuses make good.

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Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.     

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Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant ? the digitalis of failure.

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Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

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Positive anything is better than negative nothing.      

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A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

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Luck is tenacity of purpose.

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He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

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

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