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Elbert Hubbard
June 19, 1859 - May 7, 1915
Nationality: American
Category: Writer
Subcategory: American Writer

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


If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.


If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.


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


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


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


Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.


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


The man who knows it can't be done counts the risk, not the reward.


It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.


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


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


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


A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.


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


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


Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.


The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.


The thing we fear we bring to pass.


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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