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    Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: mind 
     
    It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: friendship 
     
    So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    Men are only as great as they are kind.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: men 
     
    If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: true  pleasure 
     
    Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: freedom 
     
    God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: god 
     
    The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: joy  envy  god 
     
    Life in abundance comes only through great love.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: abundance 
     
    We work to become, not to acquire.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: work 
     
    To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: criticism 
     
    The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: beautiful  process 
     
    Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: men  wisdom  fools 
     
    Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: attitude  mind 
     
    The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: supernatural 
     
    Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed- there's so little competition.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: work  heart  competition 
     
    A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: friends 
     
    Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: thoughts  goal 
     
    Art is not a thing; it is a way.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: men  work  machine 
     
    Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: care 
     
    The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: work  tomorrow 
     
    Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: positive 
     
    Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    Live truth instead of professing it.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: truth  live 
     
    Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: die 
     
    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.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: time  men  patience  success 
     
    The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: giving 
     
    It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: learn 
     
    Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: time  help 
     
    The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: men  hate  progress 
     
    If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: silence 
     
    Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: men  forgiveness 
     
    The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: lessons  true 
     
    The man who has no problems is out of the game.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    tags: men  problem  games 
     
    Responsibility is the price of freedom.
    — Elbert Hubbard
    Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
    — Elbert Hubbard
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    elbert hubbard
    Birth    : June 19, 1856
    Death  : May 7, 1915
    Occupation  : Writer