Zitat des Tages von Elbert Hubbard:
Life in abundance comes only through great love.
Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
In order to have friends, you must first be one.
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.
The man who has no problems is out of the game.
Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
Responsibility is the price of freedom.
A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.
An idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
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.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.
Men are only as great as they are kind.
It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
The thing we fear we bring to pass.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.