Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) was an American writer, philosopher, and artist.  Much of his work became more recognized in the years following his death when both he and his wife perished with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania during World War I.

Healthy Wishes (Elfchen Series #22)



Changing lifestyle

Plenty of exercise

Eating smart, watching carbs


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Staying With It


Morning walks

Avoiding junk food

Setting more dynamic goals


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Mirror check

Losing stubborn pounds

Looking healthy and fit


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The German-inspired poetry style of Elfchen (or Elevenie) contains five lines of poetic verse, usually without the use of rhyming verses.  A total of 11 words are used with a sequence of one, two, three, and four words before ending with a single word in the final verse.