Elbert Hubbard Quotes

At first a woman doesn't want anything but a husband, but just as soon as she gets one, she wants everything else in the world.

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You can lead a boy to college but you can't make him think.

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

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We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.

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Parties who want milk should not seat themselves on a stool in the middle of a field in hope that the cow will back up to them

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Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life

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

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An ounce of performance is worth more than a pound of preachment

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

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An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.

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

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

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Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant-the digitalis of failure.

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

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

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The cure for grief is motion.

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