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Elbert Hubbard Quotes

(1859-1915), American Author, Publisher

Freedom is a condition of mind, and the best way to secure it is to breed it.

Category: Freedom

If you have no enemies you are apt to be in the same predicament in regard to friends.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.

Category: Friends And Friendship

The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel.

Category: Gambling

Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.

Category: Genius

Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.

Category: Giving

A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who ''lives well.''

Category: Glutton

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.

Category: Gossip

Grammar is the grave of letters.

Category: Grammar

Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.

Category: Habit

Habit is a form of exercise

Category: Habit

The mintage of wisdom is to know that rest is rust, and that real life is love, laughter, and work.

Category: Happiness

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Category: Humankind

The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

Category: Ideas

He who influences the thought of his times influences the times that follow.

Category: Influence