Elbert Green Hubbard

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


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out of it alive."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The average man believes a thing first, and then searches for proof to bolster his opinion."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Perfume; Any smell that is used to drown a worse one."

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The vintage of wisdom is to know that rest is rust and that life is love, laughter, and work."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Art is not a thing; it is a way."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Academic education is the act of memorizing things read in books, and things told by college professors who got their education mostly by memorizing things read in books."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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."

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

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

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every man should have a college education in order to show him how little the thing is really worth."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"He who doesn't understand your silence will probably not understand your words."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To remain on earth you must be useful, otherwise Nature regards you as old metal, and is only watching for a chance to melt you over."

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I believe in the paradox of success through failure."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I believe that the best way to prepare fore for a Future Life is to be kind, live one day at a time, and do the work you can do best, doing it as well as you can."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We work to become, not to acquire."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture."


Rating: 7.11 (Number of Voters: 9)

"Life is just one damned thing after another."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)