Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail.

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Elbert Hubbard

Success   Great   Pain   Genius  


Life is a paradox. Every truth has its counterpart which contradicts it; and every philosopher supplies the logic his own undoing.

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Elbert Hubbard

Life   True  


If you don't advertise yourself you will be advertised by your loving enemies.

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Elbert Hubbard

Self   Advertise  


All things come too late for those who wait.

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Elbert Hubbard

Wait   Late  


The secret of success is this: there is no secret..

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Elbert Hubbard

Secret   Success  


The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.

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Elbert Hubbard

Recipe   Ignorance  


Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.

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Elbert Hubbard

Self-discipline  


Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.

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Elbert Hubbard

Secret  


Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.

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Elbert Hubbard

Mind   Great  


A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.

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Elbert Hubbard

Doubt   Woman  


The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

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Elbert Hubbard

Idea  


The thing we fear we bring to pass.

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Elbert Hubbard

Fear  


The man who has no problems is out of the game.

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Elbert Hubbard

Problem   Game  


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.

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Elbert Hubbard

Alone   Help  


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.

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Elbert Hubbard

Success   Failure  


The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.

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Elbert Hubbard

True   Teacher   Learn  


It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.

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Elbert Hubbard

Strength   Great   Decision   Action  


We work to become, not to acquire.

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Elbert Hubbard

Self  


Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

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Elbert Hubbard

Love  


Responsibility is the price of freedom.

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Elbert Hubbard

Freedom   Responsibility  


Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.

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Elbert Hubbard

Success