Elbert Green Hubbard Quotes

Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant- the digitalis of failure.

The great orator always shows a dash of contempt for the opinions of his audience.

A mystic is a person who is puzzled before the obvious but who understands the nonexistent

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

All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite.

Editor: A person employed on a newspaper whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.

Your neighbor is the man who needs you.

If you can’t answer a man’s arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.

Initiative is doing the right things without being told.

Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.