Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. His economical and understated style—which he termed the iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations.

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Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

The world breaks us all and afterwards, some are stronger at the broken places.

Breakup & Lovesick, Grief, BeginningErnest Hemingway
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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.

Writing, ThinkingErnest Hemingway
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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

Happiness, IntelligenceErnest Hemingway
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I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

ListeningErnest Hemingway
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Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

TravelingErnest Hemingway
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There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

WritingErnest Hemingway
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We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.

LearningErnest Hemingway
 
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Never sit a table when you can stand at the bar.

AlcoholErnest Hemingway
 
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Things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist.

Night & EveningErnest Hemingway
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All things truly wicked start from innocence.

Ernest Hemingway
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There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

AmbitionErnest Hemingway
 
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All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.

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There is no friend as loyal as a book.

BooksErnest Hemingway
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.

TrustErnest Hemingway
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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.

WritingErnest Hemingway
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I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?

SleepingErnest Hemingway
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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.

Writing, InspirationErnest Hemingway
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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.

Money, DeathErnest Hemingway
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As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.

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An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

Alcohol, IntelligenceErnest Hemingway
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All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.

Words, ReadingErnest Hemingway
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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.

Morality & Ethics, ConscienceErnest Hemingway
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