The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
Quote by Elbert Hubbard
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Elbert Hubbard Quotes
Men are only as great as they are kind.
Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Knowledge is a beautiful thing, but there are a few things I wish I didn't know.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Music is my religion.
We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
There is much to dislike about President Obama's approach to the financial crisis. But opposition, it seems, will have to come from somewhere other than conservatism. The party out of power is also a party out of touch.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
It only looks like I get to eat a lot of food on TV. I really just get the one bite and the crew and guests eat everything else.
I just want to be healthy and stay alive and keep my family going and everything and keep my friends going and try to do something so that this world will be peaceful. That is the most ambitious and the most difficult thing, but I'm there trying to do it.