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~ Elbert Hubbard Quotes ~

~ American Philosopher, Writer And Publisher ~

(Elbert Hubbard Quotes)

Elbert Green Hubbard - June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915

Born -  June 19, 1856, Bloomington,
            Illinois, USA

Died - RMS Lusitania, Coast of Northern


  • Mother - Juliana Frances Read
  • Father - Silas Hubbard
  • Wife - Bertha Crawford
            - Allice Moore
  • Siblings - Brothers: Charlie
                   Sisters: Mary, Anna
                                Miranda, Honor,
                                Hannah Frances
  • Children - Sons: Elbert 11, Ralph,
                  - Daughters: Miriam,

~ Elbert Hubbard Quotes ~

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

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same ~ Elbert Hubbard

A genius is a man who takes the lemons that Fate hands him and starts a lemonade stand with them ~ Elbert Hubbard

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

A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist ~ Elbert Hubbard

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness ~ Elbert Hubbard

A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself ~ Elbert Hubbard

Academic education is the act of memorizing things read in books, and things told by college professors who got their education mostly by memorizing things read in books ~ Elbert Hubbard

Art is not a thing. It is a way ~ Elbert Hubbard

Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself ~ Elbert Hubbard

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College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture ~ Elbert Hubbard

Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius ~ Elbert Hubbard

Do not dump your woes upon people. Keep the sad story of your life to yourself. Troubles grow by recounting them ~ Elbert Hubbard

Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive ~ Elbert Hubbard

Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed - there's so little competition ~ Elbert Hubbard

Editor: A person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to seperate the wheat from the chaff, and to see to it that the chaff is printed ~ Elbert Hubbard

Every life is its own excuse for being ~ Elbert Hubbard

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

Every man should have a college education in order to show him how little the thing is really worth ~ Elbert Hubbard

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped ~ Elbert Hubbard

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God must dearly love the fools, otherwise he would not have made so many of them ~ Elbert Hubbard

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

Happiness is a habit - cultivate it ~ Elbert Hubbard

He has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much ~ Elbert Hubbard

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words ~ Elbert Hubbard

I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate ~ Elbert Hubbard

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy? ~ Elbert Hubbard

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

If you want work well done, select a busy man ‚ the other kind has no time ~ Elbert Hubbard

If your religion does not change you, then you had better change your religion ~ Elbert Hubbard

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