Elbert Hubbard was a great soul and a great man. The clear hard truth and Thoreauvian simplicity of his sentences show he was a great writer, too. But he fell into that abuse of Short Path ethics which holds that the man of understanding can do no wrong. He also failed to see the purpose and worth of asceticism. He would have become a greater soul and a greater man had he corrected those errors.
-- Notebooks Category 23: Advanced Contemplation > Chapter 2: Pitfalls and Limitations > # 34