Aphorisms by author: Elbert Hubbard

Complete success alienates a man from his fellows, but suffering makes kinsmen of us all.
By theme : Relations Success
To know when to be generous and when firm - that is wisdom.
By theme : Knowledge Wisdom
Rivalry is the life of trade and the death of the trader.
By theme : Humor Wit Business
Life is just one damned thing after another.
By theme : Humor Life Wit
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.
By theme : Happiness Health
No one needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one.
By theme : Humor Wit
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
By theme : Humor Success Wit
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
By theme : Psychology Relations
A great success is made up of an aggregation of little ones.
By theme : Humor Success
Many a man`s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
By theme : Character Humor Wit
Perfume: any smell that is used to drown a worse one.
By theme : Humor
It is the weak man who urges compromise - never the strong man.
By theme : Relations Wit
I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.
By theme : Wisdom Wit
Government is a kind of legalized pillage.
By theme : State Wit
Responsibility is the price of freedom.
By theme : Liberty
Marriage: A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other for ninety-nine years, or until death do them join.
By theme : Humor Marriage Wit
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
By theme : Humor Wit
He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.
By theme : Success
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.
By theme : Love Wisdom
In order to have friends you must first be one.
By theme : Friendship
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