Elbert Hubbard

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Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Raised in Hudson, Illinois, he had early success as a traveling salesman for the Larkin Soap Company. Presently Hubbard is known best as the founder of the Roycroft artisan community in East Aurora, New York, an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Among his many publications were the nine-volume work Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great and the short publication A Message to Garcia. He and his second wife, Alice Moore Hubbard, died aboard the RMS Lusitania when it was sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915.

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Elbert Hubbard #Art

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Art is not a thing it is a way.
Elbert Hubbard #Art

Photo of 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 #Attitude #Time

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
Elbert Hubbard #Attitude

Photo of Elbert Hubbard We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.
Elbert Hubbard #Best #Good #Work

Photo of Elbert Hubbard The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
Elbert Hubbard #Business

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
Elbert Hubbard #Death

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
Elbert Hubbard #Death #Faith #Hope #Life #Love

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.
Elbert Hubbard #Experience #Failure

Photo of Elbert Hubbard A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.
Elbert Hubbard #Failure

Photo of Elbert Hubbard There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Elbert Hubbard #Failure #Hope #Success

Photo of Elbert Hubbard A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
Elbert Hubbard #Faith #Fear

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Fear clogs faith liberates.
Elbert Hubbard #Fear

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
Elbert Hubbard #Fear

Photo of Elbert Hubbard The thing we fear we bring to pass.
Elbert Hubbard #Forgiveness

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
Elbert Hubbard #Freedom

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Elbert Hubbard #Freedom

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
Elbert Hubbard #Friendship

Photo of Elbert Hubbard A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Elbert Hubbard #Friendship

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Elbert Hubbard #Friendship

Photo of Elbert Hubbard The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Elbert Hubbard #Funny #Life

Photo of Elbert Hubbard Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard #God #Graduation

Photo of Elbert Hubbard God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
Elbert Hubbard #God

Photo of Elbert Hubbard If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
Elbert Hubbard #God #Good #Work

Photo of Elbert Hubbard The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
Elbert Hubbard #Good #Great

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