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Elbert Hubbard Quotes

(1859-1915), American Author, Publisher

The greatest mistake a man can make is to be afraid of making one.

Category: Mistakes

Money never made a fool of anybody; it only shows them up.

Category: Money

When someone says it ain't the money, but its the principal of the thing, it's the money.

Category: Money

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Category: Music

Your neighbor is the man who needs you.

Category: Neighbors

Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.

Category: Parents And Parenting

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?

Category: Perseverance

A pessimist is one who has been compelled to live with an optimist.

Category: Pessimism

Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail.

Category: Planning

One can play comedy, two are required for melodrama, but a tragedy demands three.

Category: Plays

Play needs direction as well as work.

Category: Plays

A person born with an instinct for poverty.

Category: Poetry And Poets

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today

Category: Preparation

There was one who thought himself above me, and he was above me until he had that thought.

Category: Pride

The man who has no more problems to solve, is out of the game.

Category: Problems