Elbert Hubbard
Quotes, Sayings and Thoughts

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

- Elbert Hubbard

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

- Elbert Hubbard

To escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

- Elbert Hubbard

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So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.

- Elbert Hubbard

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

- Elbert Hubbard

The selfish wish to govern is often mistaken for a holy zeal in the cause of humanity.

- Elbert Hubbard

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

- Elbert Hubbard

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

- Elbert Hubbard

Heaven: the Coney Island of the Christian imagination.

- Elbert Hubbard

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

- Elbert Hubbard

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.

- Elbert Hubbard