The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment. Elbert Hubbard
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. Elbert Hubbard
Men are punished by their sins, not for them. Elbert Hubbard
The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher. Elbert Hubbard
Science is simply the classification of the common knowledge of the common people. It is bringing together the things we all know and putting them together so we can use them. This is creation and finds its analogy in Nature, where the elements are combined in certain ways to give us fruits or flowers or grain. Elbert Hubbard
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. Elbert Hubbard
Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius. Elbert Hubbard
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs. Elbert Hubbard
Two-thirds of all preachers, doctors and lawyers are hanging on to the coat tails of progress, shouting, whoa! while a good many of the rest are busy strewing banana peels along the line of march. Elbert Hubbard
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires a great deal of strength to decide what to do. Elbert Hubbard
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. Elbert Hubbard
If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleve Elbert Hubbard
There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe. Elbert Hubbard
God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas but for scars. Elbert Hubbard
If you suffer thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive. Elbert Hubbard
The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one. Elbert Hubbard
The thing we fear we bring to pass. Elbert Hubbard
Respectability is the dickey on the bosom of civilization. Elbert Hubbard
The path of civilization is paved with tin cans. Elbert Hubbard
As a career the business of an orthodox preacher is about as successful as that of a celluloid dog chasing an asbestos cat through Hell. Elbert Hubbard