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

Elbert Hubbard

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Elbert Hubbard

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Elbert Hubbard

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

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