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.


The heroic man does not pose; he leaves that for the man who wishes to be thought heroic.     

Elbert Hubbard

A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.     

Elbert Hubbard

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing and be nothing.     

Elbert Hubbard

Happiness is a habit - cultivate it.     

Elbert Hubbard

Never explain―your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

I believe that the best way to prepare for a Future Life is to be kind, live one day at a time, and do the work you can do best, doing it as well as you can.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

And these blessings, no gift equals the gentle, trusting love and companionship of a good woman.     

Elbert Hubbard

The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.     

Elbert Hubbard