"The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Elbert Hubbard on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Elbert Hubbard on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Elbert Hubbard on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Elbert Hubbard on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Elbert Hubbard on Oscar Wilde
"Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer."
"Art is not a thing it is a way."
"Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things."
"Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time."
"We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them."