50+ Elbert Hubbard Quotes For Self Discipline

Elbert Hubbard Quotes | Elbert Hubbard was an American writer who founded the Roycroft artisan community in 1895 in East Aurora, New York. He was born on June 19, 1856, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

He published a number of works including The Philistine which became a monthly magazine that offered critiques of Victorian culture. Elbert Hubbard is a writer who has never stopped to look back on his past. He was always looking forward and expressing ideas that were new and innovative.

Let’s read and share some quotes by Elbert Hubbard.


Elbert Hubbard Quotes


“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”

Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


“The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Live truth instead of professing it.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Life is just one damned thing after another.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Fear clogs; faith liberates.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Art is not a thing; it is a way.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes About Life


“Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


“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.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant – the digitalis of failure.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“We are punished by our sins, not for them.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Responsibility is the price of freedom.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes About Life


“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“It’s pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


“The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“In order to have friends, you must first be one.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“We are not punished for our sins, but by them.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Famous Quotes


“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.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Life in abundance comes only through great love.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Initiative is doing the right things without being told.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love…I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to be criticized, vilified, and misunderstood. This is a part of the penalty for greatness, and every great man understands it; and understands, too, that it is no proof of greatness. The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure contumely without resentment.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“I believe the only way we can reach the Kingdom of Heaven is to have the Kingdom of Heaven in our hearts.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

Elbert Hubbard Love Quotes


“A goal without a plan is a dream.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“When on the brink of complete discouragement, success is discerning that…the line between failure and success is so fine that often a single extra effort is all that is needed to bring victory out of defeat.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“The reward of a good deed is in having done it.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Everything comes too late for those who only wait.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Politicians regard the public as a cow to be milked”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Genius is only the power of making continuous efforts.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

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

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes About Life


“Good health! Whenever you go out of doors, draw the chin in, carry the crown of your head high, and fill the lungs to the utmost; drink in sunshine; greet your friends with a smile, and put soul into every handclasp. Do not fear being misunderstood and never waste a minute thinking about your enemies.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“I do not read a book; I hold a conversation with the author.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.”

– Elbert Hubbard


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

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Men are only as great as they are kind.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Responsibility is the price of freedom.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“We make our money out of our friends. Our enemies will not do business with us.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Freedom cannot be bestowed – it must be achieved.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“As we grow better, we meet better people.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“To make mistakes is human, but to profit from them is divine.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“True life lies in laughter, love, and work.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Don’t make excuses, make good.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“If you can’t answer a man’s arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Random Elbert Hubbard Quotes


“All success consists in this: You are doing something for somebody – benefiting humanity – and the feeling of success comes from the consciousness of this.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images
Elbert Hubbard Quotes Images

“Be yourself and think for yourself, and while your conclusions may not be infallible they will be nearer right than the inclusions forced upon you by those who have a personal interest in keeping you in ignorance.”

– Elbert Hubbard


Loved reading these Elbert Hubbard Quotes? If yes, then share with others too. Also, don’t forget to drop your comments in below comment box.

Read Also:

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments