The best Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

The best Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. His economical and understated style—which included his iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and public image brought him admiration from later generations.

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
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The world breaks us all and afterwards, some are stronger at the broken places.
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Things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist.
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I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
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An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
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My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
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I wake up in the morning and my mind starts making sentences, and I have to get rid of them fast - talk them or write them down.
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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
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Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
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There is no friend as loyal as a book.
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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
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All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
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There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
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All things truly wicked start from innocence.
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But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
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About morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
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How lazily the sun goes down in Granada, it hides beneath the water, it conceals in the Alhambra!
We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
Never sit a table when you can stand at the bar.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.

Quotes about Ernest Hemingway

The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.
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Jerry: "I wish that shotgun was my p-nis."
Beth: "If it were, you could call me Ernest Hemingway."
Beth Smith in Rick and Morty - Season 1 Episode 6
Ernest Hemingway once wrote: "The world is a fine place, and worth fighting for." I agree with the second part.
William Somerset in Seven

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Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed, it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.
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A living poem had always been the words that came to mind when he tried to describe her to others.
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A kiss is something you need both hands for.
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'You can go home now,' Tom told us.
'We'll meet next week. Then we can rob somebody and kill some people.'
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To alcohol! The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems!
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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
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Rainbow drops - suck them and you can spit in six different colours.
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Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it's unbelievable.
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Jerry: "I wanted to ask if it's okay with you if I make myself throw up the cookie."
Beth: "If it makes you feel better and you can do it quietly, yes, but don't hand that advice down to summer."
Beth Smith in Rick and Morty - Season 6 Episode 6
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If I wanted the government in my house, I'd buy Alexa.
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Gentlemen, gentlemen. I'll never understand. All these books. A world of knowledge at your fingertips. And what do you do? You play poker all night.
William Somerset in Seven
"One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us."
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If you only ever read one book in your life I highly recommend... keeping your f*cking mouth shut.
Banksy in Cut It Out
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God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
The aim of writing is to make others see.
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Trust is earned - I can't just magically hand it over.
Elena Gilbert in The Vampire Diaries - Season 1 Episode 4
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Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
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In the beginning of a jorney, no one knows what to expect. They might have a vague idea the road ahead could be rough. That's what makes new beginnings so exciting. You don't know what will happen until it's over.
Sam Gardner in Atypical - Season 4
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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If you go to sleep at night, you lay your head on the pillow and fall asleep. Where are you even just during this time? Nevertheless, you open your eyes again.
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If you stop to think about it, you’ll have to admit that all the stories in the world consist essentially of twenty-six letters. The letters are always the same, only the arrangement varies. From letters words are formed, from words sentences, from sentences chapters, and from chapters stories.
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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
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