Elbert Hubbard QuotesA collection of Elbert Hubbard Quotes to inspire and motivate. Elbert Hubbard was an American author and publisher. He was born in Bloomington, Ill in 1856 and died in 1915. He was the editor of an inspirational magazine, the Philistine. His inspiration lives on today. Below are quotes by Elbert Hubbard, as compiled by Catherine Pulsifer.
"The greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one."
"To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing."
"The love we give away is the only love we keep."
"A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience."
"I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate."
"People who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do."
"A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them."
"No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day."
"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
"If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble."
"Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -there's so little competition."
"To know when to be generous and when to be firm - this is wisdom."
"Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal."
"Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure."
"The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
"The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today."
"The man who has no problems is out of the game."
"There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rather than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability."
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more wisdom by Elbert Hubbard to motivate:
"Don't make excuses--make good."
"Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true."
"Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace."
"Positive anything is better than negative nothing."
"We work to become, not to acquire."
"The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it."
"Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it."
"Live truth instead of professing it."
"He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much."
"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher."
"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."