Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) 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.

Simeon Stylites The Syrian by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: Literature The church has aureoled and sainted the men andwomen who have fought the Cosmic Urge. To do nothingand to be nothing was regarded as a virtue.The c ...

Five Babies by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: LiteratureAll success consists in this: you are doingsomething for somebody–are benefiting humanity;and the feeling of success comes from theconsciousness of ...

Uncle Joe And Aunt Melinda by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: LiteratureThe person who reasons from a falsepremise is always funny–to other folks.The opinion prevails all through the truly rural districts that the big ci ...

A Special Occasion by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: LiteratureAs the cities are all only two days from famine, sois man’s life constantly but a step from dissolution.Once on a day, I spoke at the Athenaeum, New ...

Cleopatra And Caesar by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: LiteratureWhen power and beauty meet, the world woulddo well to take to its cyclone-cellar.The sole surviving daughter of the great King Ptolemy of Egypt, Cle ...

Sam by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: LiteratureAnybody can order, but to serve with grace,tact and effectiveness is a fine art.In San Francisco lived a lawyer–age, sixty–rich in money, rich in in ...

Life And Expression by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: EssayBy exercise of its faculties the spirit grows, just as a muscle grows strong thru continued use. Expression is necessary. Life is expression, and repress ...

Billy And The Book by Elbert Hubbard

Story type: LiteratureTo be your brother’s keeper is beautifulif you do not cease to be his friend.One day last Winter in New York I attended a police court on a side str ...