96 quotes found by Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard
We work to become, not to acquire.
work  Acquire  # 191760
Elbert Hubbard
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
wisdom  fool  Five  # 191761
Elbert Hubbard
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Great  life  Greatest  # 191762
Elbert Hubbard
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
work  good  god  # 191763
Elbert Hubbard
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
friendship  friends  enemy  # 191764
Elbert Hubbard
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
teacher  true  Gets  # 191765
Elbert Hubbard
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
Though  Gives  Meet  # 191766
Elbert Hubbard
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
knowledge  ignorance  opinions  # 191767
Elbert Hubbard
The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
Natural  Understood  # 191768
Elbert Hubbard
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
alone  Often  Help  # 191769
Elbert Hubbard
Initiative is doing the right things without being told.
initiative  # 191770
Elbert Hubbard
Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
forgiveness  Asking  Treatment  # 191771
Elbert Hubbard
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
thankful  god  Sure  # 191772
Elbert Hubbard
Men are only as great as they are kind.
Great  men  # 191773
Elbert Hubbard
The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
home  america  enemy  # 191774
Elbert Hubbard
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
attitude  time  character  # 191775