Elbert Hubbard Quotes

The path of civilization is paved with tin cans.

Elbert Hubbard

If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time.

Elbert Hubbard

An enemy is anyone who tells the truth about you.

Elbert Hubbard

No explanation ever explains the necessity of making one.

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Elbert Hubbard

Don't make excuses - make good.

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Elbert Hubbard

To know when to be generous and when to be firm -- this is wisdom.

Elbert Hubbard

The average man plays to the gallery of his own self - esteem

Elbert Hubbard

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory

Elbert Hubbard

Every spirit makes its house, but as afterwards the house confines the spirit, you had better build well.

Elbert Hubbard

One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance.

Elbert Hubbard

Every quarrel begins in nothing and ends in a struggle for supremacy.

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard
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