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Quotations by author » Elbert Hubbard
American editor, publisher and writer, 1856-1915
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A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
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A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
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A failure is a man who has blundered but is not able to cash in the experience
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A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
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A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
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A friend is a person who knows all about you--and still likes you.
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A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same
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A good front is half the battle in love or war.
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A good man in an exclusive heaven would be in hell
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A human being feels able and competent only so long as he is permitted to contribute as much as, or more, than he has contributed to him.
Competence
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
Perseverance
A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.
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A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
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A man who marries a woman to educate her falls victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him
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A person born with an instinct for poverty.
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A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.
Optimism
A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.
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A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who "lives well
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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
Memory
A woman can defend her virtue from men much more easily than she can protect her reputation from women
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