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Elbert Hubbard Facts

Elbert Green Hubbard was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Raised in Hudson, Illinois, he had early success as a traveling salesman for the Larkin Soap Company. Presently Hubbard is known best as the founder of the Roycroft artisan community in East Aurora, New York, an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Among his many publications were the fourteen-volume work Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great and the short publication A Message to Garcia. He and his second wife, Alice Moore Hubbard, died aboard the RMS Lusitania when it was sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915. (1856 – 1915)

Quotes by Elbert Hubbard

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

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists of not exceeding that limit.
Elbert Hubbard

Never explain?your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Elbert Hubbard

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

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

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