Elbert Hubbard Quotes

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
If you can't answer a man's agrument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
Formal religion was organized for slaves; it offered them consolation which earth did not provide.
Luck is tenacity of purpose.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
Victory; a matter of staying power.
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.
The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is good work today.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same.
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.
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
Never explain--your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyhow.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.

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