Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard, (1856-1915)

Elbert Hubbard Quote

“The man who craves disciples and wants followers is always more or less of a charlatan. The man of genuine worth and insight wants to be himself; and he wants others to be themselves, also.”

Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
~ Elbert Hubbard


Ratings and Comments


Anonymous, Hyderabad

Great. A true leader never makes followers. He makes leader and become leader to the leaders. It is the follower who makes follower and become a follower to the follower. Venu Bhagavan, An Indian self help author

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Funny a Hubbard that contradicts a more known Hubbard (these days), sadly. L Ron vs. Elber(t).

Anonymous, Reston, VA US

I suspect that one of genuine worth & insight really wants folks (self included) to be a better self...

E Archer, NYC

Right on.

J. B. Wulff, Bristol, CT

I agree with one significant, divine exception.

jim k, Austin, Tx

I agree with one significant human exception.

E Archer, NYC

Any human or divine one that "craves" disciples and wants followers meets this criteria, too, in my opinion. There is no need for the divine to crave anything -- otherwise no divinity. Craving and desire is absolutely NOT a character of divinity -- wholeness is 'holy.'

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