A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

— Elbert Hubbard

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Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.


Dreams can come true, but there is a secret.

They're realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.

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Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed - there's so little competition.


He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

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Never explain; your friends don't need it, and your enemies won't believe you anyway.


The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.


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


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The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.

Elbert Hubbard quote A friend is someone who knows all about

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.


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


Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

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Positive anything is better than negative thinking.


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


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.


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.

Elbert Hubbard quote Work to become, not to acquire.

Work to become, not to acquire.


About Elbert Hubbard

Quotes 460 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Birthday June 19, 1856

Responsibility is the price of freedom.


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.


Life is just one damned thing after another.

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


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


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


The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.


Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal.


A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.


Heaven: The Coney Island of the Christian imagination.


There is no failure except in no longer trying.


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.


Initiative is doing the right things without being told.


The cheerful loser is the winner.


Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.


Literature is the noblest of all the arts.

Music dies on the air, or at best exists only as a memory; oratory ceases with the effort; the painter's colors fade and the canvas rots; the marble is dragged from its pedestal and is broken into fragments.


As a career, the business of an orthodox preacher is about as successful as that of a celluloid dog chasing an asbestos cat through hell.


Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends.


He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.


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


The great Big Black Things that have loomed against the horizon of my life, threatening to devour me, simply loomed and nothing more. The things that have really made me miss my train have always been sweet, soft, pretty, pleasant things of which I was not in the least afraid.


If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.


I believe the only way we can reach the Kingdom of Heaven is to have the Kingdom of Heaven in our hearts.


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


Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.


Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.


Happiness is a habit—cultivate it.


We work to become, not to acquire.


It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man.


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.


Football: A sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.


Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;

wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.


When you grow suspicious of a person and begin a system of espionage upon him, your punishment will be that you will find your suspicions true.


The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.


A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.


You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him to think.


Art is not a thing; it is a way.


A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.