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Elbert Hubbard Quotes

A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.

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

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

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

A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.

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

A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.

Art is not a thing; it is a way.

Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.

Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.

Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.

Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends.

Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.

Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.

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