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.


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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

Men are only as great as they are kind.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

Marriage: A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other for ninety-nine years, or until death do them join.     

Elbert Hubbard

The stronger a man is, the more gentle he can afford to be.     

Elbert Hubbard

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.     

Elbert Hubbard

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear that you will make one.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.     

Elbert Hubbard

The love we give away is the only love we keep.     

Elbert Hubbard

Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.     

Elbert Hubbard

Prison is a socialist paradise where equality prevails, everything is supplied, and competition is eliminated.     

Elbert Hubbard

No one gets very far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.     

Elbert Hubbard

The cheerful loser is the winner.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

The goal of evolution is self-conquest.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

Play needs direction as well as work.     

Elbert Hubbard

He who influences the thoughts of his times, influences all the times that follow. He has made his impress on eternity.     

Elbert Hubbard

Morality is the thing upon which your friends smile, and immorality is the thing upon which they frown.     

Elbert Hubbard