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A conservative is a man who is
by Elbert Hubbard

A conservative is a man who is
too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
- Elbert Hubbard

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The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

 

Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life in abundance comes only through great love.
- Elbert Hubbard

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- 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

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is just one damned thing after another.
- Elbert Hubbard (Philistine - A Periodical of Protest, 1896)

If you can not answer a man's argument,
all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
- Elbert Hubbard

Do not take life too seriously.
You will never get out of it alive.
- Elbert Hubbard

Genius may have its limitations,
but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

When you are right you cannot be too radical;
when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

There is a sufficiency in the world
for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer


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