You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion.

— L. Ron Hubbard

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Freedom is for honest people. No man who is not himself honest can be free – he is his own trap.


What is true for you is what you have observed yourself.

And when you lose that, you have lost everything.


It was my responsibility that this world got itself an atom bomb, because there were only a handful of nuclear physicists in the thirties - only a handful. And we were all beating the desk and saying "How wonderful it will be if we discover atomic fission."


Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow.


Nothing in Scientology is true for you unless you have observed it and it is true according to your observation


Advanced Courses [in Scientology] are the most valuable service on the planet.

Life insurance, houses, cars, stocks, bonds, college savings, all are transitory and impermanent... There is nothing to compare with Advanced Courses. They are infinitely valuable and transcend time itself.


Scientology is the only specific (cure) for radiation (atomic bomb) burns.


They smell of all the baths they didnt take.

The trouble with China is, there are too many chinks here.


The test of true competence is the end result.


For nearly a quarter of a century, I have been engaged in the investigation of the fundamentals of life, the material universe and human behavior. Such an adventure leads one down many highways, through many byroads, into many back alleys of uncertainty, through many strata of life...


I like to help others and count it as my greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days.


I have seen life from the top down and the bottom up.

I know how it looks both ways. And I know there is wisdom and that there is hope.


About L. Ron Hubbard

Quotes 313 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Author
Birthday October 16

True greatness merely refuses to change in the face of bad actions against one—and a truly great person loves his fellows because he understands them.


True greatness depends on total wisdom. The real lesson is to learn to love.


A workman is not just a workman. A laborer is not just a laborer. An office worker is not just an office worker. They are living, breathing, important pillars on which the entire structure of our civilization is erected. They are not cogs in a mighty machine. They are the machine itself.


The ultimate freedom depends on knowing the ultimate Truth.

Truth is not what people say it is, it is what it is. And Truth, quite remarkably, sets one free, just like philosophers have said down the ages.


Unethical conduct is actually the conduct of destruction and fear;

lies are told because one is afraid of the consequences should one tell the truth; thus, the liar is inevitably a coward, the coward is inevitably a liar.


There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.


A Venezuelan dictator once decided to stop leprosy.

He saw that most lepers in his country were also beggars. By the simple expedient of collecting and destroying all the beggars in Venezuela an end was put to leprosy in that country.


And that is my wish for you: flourish and prosper!


Now it's of peculiar interest to an Arab country that there is a company and a certain set of bankers who also finance the World Federation of Mental Health. ...and we see that although the KGB and so forth seems to be associated with the World Federation of Mental Health, their other organization in action seems to go back to Jewish Bankers.


You're here so you're a Scientologist.

Now we're going to make you into an expert auditor no matter what happens. We'd rather have you dead than incapable.


A person is either the effect of his environment or is able to have an effect upon his environment.


Dreams, goals, ambitions - these are the stuff man uses for fuel.


I'll not always be here on guard. The stars twinkle in the Milky Way and the wind sighs for songs across the empty fields of a planet a Galaxy away. You won't always be here. But before you go, whisper this to your sons and their sons - "The work was free. Keep it so.


All disturbance and chaos folds up in the teeth of truth.

Dont ever try to stop truth. Its the only thing that can go through 16-inch armor plate.


It is in your power to point the way to a less dangerous and happier life.


Arthritis vanishes, myopia gets better, heart illness decreases, asthma disappears, stomachs function properly and the whole catalogue of illnesses goes away and stays away.


I am a writer of the textbooks of scientology.


God was feeling sardonic the day He created the Universe.

So it's rather up to at least one man every few centuries to pop up and come just as close to making him swallow his laughter as possible.


A philosophy can only be a route to knowledge.

It cannot be knowledge crammed down one's throat. If one has a route, he can then find what is true for him. And that is Scientology.


Change no man’s religion, change no man’s politics, interrupt the sovereignty of no nation. Instead, teach Man to use what he has and what he knows to the factual creation, within any political reference, of a civilization on Earth for the first time.


Tolerance is a good cornerstone on which to build human relationships.


So one predicts the future as much as one is cause.

The future isn't a pattern laid out to abuse and bully you. The future is a beautiful playground that nobody happens to be combining. You talk about virgin territory - the most virgin territory there is, is the future. You can do anything you want with it. Nobody is doing anything with it.


Scientology is the science of knowing how to know answers.

It is a wisdom in the tradition of ten thousand years of search in Asia and Western civilization. It is the Science of Human Affairs which treats the livingness and beingness of Man and demonstrates to him a pathway to greater freedom.


On the day when we can fully trust each other, there will be peace on Earth.


You want to raise your child in such a way that you don't have to control him, so that he will be in full possession of himself at all times. Upon that depends his good behavior, his health, his sanity.


People attack Scientology, I never forget it, always even the score.

People attack auditors, or staff, or organisations, or me. I never forget until the slate is clear.


The DEFENSE of anything is UNTENABLE.

The only way to defend anything is to ATTACK, and if you ever forget that, then you will lose every battle you are ever engaged in, whether it is in terms of personal conversation, public debate, or a court of law. NEVER BE INTERESTED IN CHARGES. DO, yourself, much MORE CHARGING, and you will WIN.


Never discuss Scientology with the critic. Just discuss his or her crimes, known and unknown.


To be happy, one only must be able to confront, which is to say, experience, those things that are. Unhappiness is only this the inability to confront that which is.


The evolution of knowledge is toward simplicity, not complexity.


Man thrives, oddly enough, only in the presence of a challenging environment.


All men have inalienable rights to think freely, to talk freely, to write freely their own opinions and to counter or utter or write upon the opinions of others.


I'm drinking lots of rum and popping pinks and greys.


Learn to write when you would rather sleep.

Learn to exercise this gift of language when no conscious portion of your wits can vibrate anything but worry. Learn to write so, my son, and you can call yourself a writer.


In a culture, manners are the lubrication that ease the frictions of social contacts.


You may have been taught that the mind (the spirit, the brain) is a very difficult thing to know about. This is the first principle of Scientology: It is possible to know about the mind, the spirit and life.


A good Dianetic auditor can take a broken-down, sorrow-drenched lady of thirty-eight and knock out her past periods of physical and mental pain and have on his hands somebody who appears to be twenty-five-and a bright, cheerful twenty-five at that.

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