Elbert Hubbard

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

Live truth instead of professing it.

Folks who never do any more than they are paid for, never get paid more than they do.

Life is just one damned thing after another.

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

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

Men are punished by their sins, not for them.

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private citizens will occasionally kill their.s

The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success.

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

To know when to be generous and when to be firm -- this is wisdom.

In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it.

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

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

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.

Life in abundance comes only through great love.

Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Enthusiasm is the great hill-climber.

An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.

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?

If you suffer, thank God! -- it is a sure sign that you are alive.

Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive.

Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.

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

The love we give away is the only love we keep.

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

A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same.

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

If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate.

If you can't answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.

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

No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.

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.

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

I believe in courtesy, in kindness, in generosity, in good cheer, in friendship and in honest competition. I believe there is something doing somewhere, for every man ready to do it. I believe I'm ready, RIGHT NOW.

The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to be criticized, vilified, and misunderstood. That is part of the penalty for greatness, and every great man understands it; and understands, too, that it is no proof of greatness. The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure continously without resentment.