Elbert Hubbard’s recipe for perpetual ignorance

Be satisfied with your opinions, and content with your knowledge.

Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard was a writer and businessman, a leader of the Arts and Crafts movement and a founder of the Roycrofters artisan community in East Aurora, N.Y.   His most famous work is, “A message to Garcia.”  Born in 1856, he died in the sinking of the Lusitania by a German submarine in 1915.

Click on Elbert Hubbard: An American Original for a PBS special about Hubbard’s life.

Click on A Message to Garcia for Hubbard’s best-known essay.

Click on The Web Page of the Roycrofters for information about the Roycroft community, which disbanded in 1938.

Click on Elbert Hubbard wiki for a Wikipedia article on Hubbard.

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