Quotes Categories

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

(1859-1915), American Author, Publisher

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

Category: Ability

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

Category: Achievement

Allow motion to equal emotion.

Category: Action

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Category: Action

If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.

Category: Anticipation

I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

Category: Appreciation

We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.

Category: Attitude

This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.

Category: Books And Reading

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

Category: Character

Charity: a thing that begins at home, and usually stays there.

Category: Charity

The path of civilization is paved with tin cans.

Category: Civilization

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

Category: Committees And Meetings

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

Category: Competition

It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man.

Category: Compromise

What people need and what they want may be very different.

Category: Conflict