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Elbert Hubbard Quotes

(1859-1915), American Author, Publisher

Put yourself in the other man's place and then you will know why he thinks certain things and does certain deeds.

Category: Cooperation

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

Category: Critics And Criticism

To stop sinning suddenly.

Category: Death And Dying

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.

Category: Decisions

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.

Category: Dignity

You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him to think.

Category: Education

An executive is a man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right.

Category: Executives

Every life is its own excuse for being.

Category: Existence

We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.

Category: Expectation

One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance.

Category: Experts

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

Category: Explanations

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

Category: Failure

Failure -- The man who can tell others what to do and how to do it, but never does it himself.

Category: Failure

There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no insurmountable barrier except our own inherent weakness of purpose.

Category: Failure

The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.

Category: Faith