Quotes by Elbert Hubbard (Writer/American).

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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
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If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
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No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.
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A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
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The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
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The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
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The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
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A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.
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Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
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The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
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The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
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Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.
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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.
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It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
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Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
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God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
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Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
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Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
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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.
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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.
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We are punished by our sins, not for them.
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Initiative is doing the right things without being told.
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The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
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If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
• Elbert Hubbard

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