Individual Author Record
Hubbard was born in Bloomington, Illinois and raised in Hudson, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Elbert Hubbard was a writer, publisher, artist and philosopher. He also edited and published two magazines, The Philistine and The Fra. The phrase, When life gives you lemons, make lemonade was initially coined by Hubbard in a 1915 obituary he wrote for the dwarf actor Marshall P. Wilder. The obituary, entitled The King of Jesters, praises Wilder's optimistic attitude and achievements in the face of his disabilities.
- Forbes of Harvard, 1894
- No Enemy But Himself, 1894
- Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great, 1895–1910
- The Legacy, 1896
- A Message to Garcia, 1899
- A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things, 1901
- Love, Life and Work, 1906
- White Hyacinths, 1907
- Health and Wealth, 1908
- The Mintage, 1910
- Jesus Was An Anarchist, 1910
Titles At Your Library
A Message to Garcia (Life-Changing Classics) (Volume III)
Tremendous Life Books. 2002
A Message to Garcia has carried its simple message of hard work, integrity and dependability to readers around the world for over 100 years. One of the keystones of American self-improvement literature, this short celebration of the diligence and loyalty shown by one man is truly a life-changing classic that demands to be read again and again.