Here are famous Ernest Hemingway quotes and sayings. Hemingway was born on July 21,1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was a famous American novelist. He won Nobel Prize in Literature for his admirable fiction writing. His novels and short stories are considered classics in American Literature.

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
Ernest Hemingway

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

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”
Ernest Hemingway

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
Ernest Hemingway

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

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”
Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The first draft of anything is shit.”
Ernest Hemingway

“We all take a beating every day, you know, one way or another.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

“Grace under pressure.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I never had to choose my subject- my subject rather chose me.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I wanted to try this new drink: That’s all we do, isn’t it – look at things and try new drinks?”
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories

“I was blown up while we were eating cheese.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

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“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I drink to make other people more interesting.”
Ernest Hemingway

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“All thinking men are atheists.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“Courage is grace under pressure.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.”
Ernest Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Reference

“But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“Strong in all the Broken Places.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I have a rotten habit of picturing the bedroom scenes of my friends.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“Everything that’s innocent to us is crazy to them.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“Later he had seen the things that he could never think of and later still he had seen much worse.”
Ernest Hemingway

“You’re my religion. You’re all I’ve got.”
Ernest Hemingway

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“Never confuse movement with action.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”
Ernest Hemingway

“As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don’t cheat with it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I’m not brave any more darling. I’m all broken. They’ve broken me.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“There’s no one thing that’s true. It’s all true.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I know you’re right. I’m just low, and when I’m low I talk like a fool.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“I belong to this notebook and this pencil.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“Imagination? It is the one thing beside honesty that a good writer must have. The more he learns from experience the more he can imagine.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Enjoying living was learning to get your money’s worth and knowing when you had it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“Not the why but the what.”
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“Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“Write hard and clear about what hurts.”
Ernest Hemingway

“You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.”
Ernest Hemingway

“In order to write about life first you must live it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.”
Ernest Hemingway

“So far, 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.”
Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon

“The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.”
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“But life isn’t hard to manage when you’ve nothing to lose.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you good night — and there’s a lot of difference.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“You’re my religion. You’re all I’ve got.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“Please understand and love me.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“I don’t know. There isn’t always an explanation for everything.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“If you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

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“When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“All things truly wicked start from innocence.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Isn’t it pretty to think so.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.”
Ernest Hemingway

“You know it makes one feel rather good deciding not to be a bitch.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.”
Ernest Hemingway

“The only kind of writing is rewriting.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated.”
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“Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.”
Ernest Hemingway

“We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“Let him think that I am more man than I am and I will be so.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.”
Ernest Hemingway

“All my life I’ve looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.”
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“When you start to live outside yourself, it’s all dangerous.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“Why do old men wake so early? Is it to have one longer day?”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“By then I knew that everything good and bad left an emptiness when it stopped. But if it was bad, the emptiness filled up by itself. If it was good you could only fill it by finding something better.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“Don’t you like to write letters? I do because it’s such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you’ve done something.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I do not need to get used to your silence. I already know it. I quite possibly love all of it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories

“Everything you have is to give. Thou art a phenomenon of philosophy and an unfortunate man.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom The Bell Tolls

“You should only read what is truly good or what is frankly bad.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“The shortest answer is doing the thing.”
Ernest Hemingway

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“After writing a story I was always empty and both sad and happy, as though I had made love, and I was sure this was a very good story although I would not know truly how good until I read it over the next day.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Why, darling, I don’t live at all when I’m not with you.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“I am always in love.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.”
Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon

“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.”
Ernest Hemingway

“We are all broken—that’s how the light gets in.”
Ernest Hemingway

“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.”
Ernest Hemingway

“No one you love is ever truly lost.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I may not be as strong as I think, but I know many tricks and I have resolution.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea.

“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Where we would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright. That was where we could go.”
Ernest Hemingway

“One cat leads to another.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“The world is a fine place, and worth fighting for.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“Up the road, in his shack, the old man was sleeping again. He was still sleeping on his face and the boy was sitting by him watching him. The old man was dreaming about the lions.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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“Going to another country doesn’t make any difference. I’ve tried all that. You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. There’s nothing to that.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“Most people were heartless about turtles because a turtle’s heart will beat for hours after it has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart too.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“Would you please please please please please please please stop talking?”
Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

“I loved you when I saw you today and I loved you always but I never saw you before.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“It’s silly not to hope. It’s a sin he thought.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“I’m not unfaithful, darling. I’ve plenty of faults but I’m very faithful. You’ll be sick of me I’ll be so faithful.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“You belong to me and all Paris belongs to me and I belong to this notebook and this pencil.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Wild Years

“He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Clean Well Lighted Place

“What you tell me about in the nights. That is not love. That is only passion and lust. When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“Have faith in the Yankees my son. Think of the great DiMaggio.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“By “guts” I mean, grace under pressure.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“I suppose if a man has something once, always something of it remains.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

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“The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Everyone behaves badly–given the chance.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“If the others heard me talking out loud they would think that I am crazy. But since I am not, I do not care.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Do you suffer when you write? I don’t at all. Suffer like a bastard when don’t write, or just before, and feel empty and fucked out afterwards. But never feel as good as while writing.”
Ernest Hemingway

“You’ve such a lovely temperature.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.”
Ernest Hemingway

“This was a big storm and he might as well enjoy it. It was ruining everything, but you might as well enjoy it.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“We’re stronger in the places that we’ve been broken.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“You know I don’t love any one but you. You shouldn’t mind because some one else loved me.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“He liked the works of his friends, which is beautiful as loyalty but can be disastrous as judgement.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“He had loved too much, demanded too much, and he wore it all out.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories

“You never kill anyone you want to kill in a war, he said to himself.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“I am thee and thou art me and all of one is the other.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“When I saw my wife again standing by the tracks as the train came in by the piled logs at the station, I wished I had died before I had ever loved anyone but her.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

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“Listen,” I told him. “Don’t be so tough so early in the morning. I’m sure you’ve cut plenty of people’s throats. I haven’t even had my coffee yet.”
Ernest Hemingway, To Have and Have Not

“It is good that we do not have to try to kill the sun or the moon or the stars. It is enough to live on the sea and kill our true brothers.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“I did not care what it was all about. All I wanted to know was how to live in it. Maybe if you found out how to live in it you learned from that what is was all about.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“A writer should write what he has to say and not speak it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Death is like an old whore in a bar–I’ll buy her a drink but I won’t go upstairs with her.”
Ernest Hemingway, To Have and Have Not

“The world is a fine place and worth fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“There isn’t always an explanation for everything.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“To hell with them. Nothing hurts if you don’t let it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“My heart’s broken,’ he thought. ‘If I feel this way my heart must be broken.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories

“Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it?”
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“There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.”
Ernest Hemingway

“There is no reason why because it is dark you should look at things differently from when it is light.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“I’d like to destroy you a few times in bed.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

“We have very primitive emotions. It’s impossible not to be competitive. Spoils everything, though.”
Ernest Hemingway, Green Hills of Africa

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“Remember to get the weather in your damn book–weather is very important.”
Ernest Hemingway

“There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Keep right on lying to me. That’s what I want you to do.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“For what are we born if not to aid one another?”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“Intelligence is so damn rare and the people who have it often have such a bad time with it that they get bitter or propagandistic and then it’s not much use.”
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“Everybody has strange things that mean things to them. You couldn’t help it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“I’m with you. No matter what else you have in your head I’m with you and I love you.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Luck is a thing that comes in many forms and who can recognize her?”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I felt very lonely when they were all there.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“But you always fall for somebody else and then it’s all right. Fall for them but don’t let them ruin you.”
Ernest Hemingway

“For a poet he threw a very accurate milk bottle.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes, A Moveable Feast

“A wine shop was open and I went in for some coffee. It smelled of early morning, of swept dust, spoons in coffee-glasses and the wet circles left by wine glasses.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“He rested sitting on the un-stepped mast and sail and tried not to think but only to endure.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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“I am glad we do not have to try to kill the stars.”
Ernest Hemingway

“When you stop doing things for fun you might as well be dead.”
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“Cowards die a thousand deaths, but the brave only die once.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“You’re not a moron. You’re only a case of arrested development.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Hunger is good discipline.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“If the reader prefers, this book may be regarded as fiction. But there is always the chance that such a book of fiction may throw some light on what has been written as fact.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“No animal has more liberty than the cat, but it buries the mess it makes. The cat is the best anarchist.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“There isn’t any me. I’m you. Don’t make up a separate me.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes, A Farewell to Arms

“Road to hell paved in unbought stuffed dogs. Not my fault.”
Ernest Hemingway

“You won’t do our things with another girl, or say the same things, will you?”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“War is not won by victory.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“My father was a deeply sentimental man. And like all sentimental men, he was also very cruel.”
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“And you treat me wonderfully and keep all your promises.”
Ernest Hemingway, Islands in the Stream

“Your blood coagulates beautifully.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.”
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“Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.”
Ernest Hemingway

“No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.”
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“Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“My life used to be full of everything. Now if you aren’t with me I haven’t a thing in the world.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“He’ll never be frightened. He knows too damn much.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“Never sit a table when you can stand at the bar.”
Ernest Hemingway

“A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Good writing is good conversation, only more so.”
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“Go all the way with it. Do not back off. For once, go all the goddamn way with what matters.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories

“All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since.”
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“So this was how you died, in whispers that you did not hear.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes, The Complete Short Stories

“You roll back to me.”
Ernest Hemingway, Islands in the Stream

“This was the price you paid for sleeping together. This was the end of the trap. This was what people got for loving each other.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best – make it all up – but make it up so truly that later it will happen that way.”
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“You’ll lose it, if you talk about it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

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“If he wrote it, he could get rid of it. He had gotten rid of many things by writing them.”
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“I always try to write on the principle of the iceberg. There is seven-eighths of it underwater for every part that shows.”
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“I thought that all generations were lost by something and always had been and always would be.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“Out of all the things you could not have there were some things that you could have and one of those was to know when you were happy and to enjoy all of it while it was there and it was good.”
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“You’ll ache. And you’re going to love it. It will crush you. And you’re still going to love all of it. Doesn’t it sound lovely beyond belief?”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“If we win here we will win everywhere. The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“Work every day. No matter what has happened the day or night before, get up and bite on the nail.”
Ernest Hemingway

“He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“You must be prepared to work always without applause.”
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“People who write fiction, if they had not taken it up, might have become very successful liars.”
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“This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You don’t want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“You’ll ache. And you’re going to love it. It will crush you. And you’re still going to love all of it.”
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“Never, never tell them. Try and remember that. Never tell anyone anything ever. Never tell anyone anything again.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“I write description in longhand because that’s hardest for me and you’re closer to the paper when you work by hand, but I use the typewriter for dialogue because people speak like a typewriter works.”
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“The people that I liked and had not met went to the big cafes because they were lost in them and no one noticed them and they could be alone in them and be together.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“I hate a cramp, he thought. It is a treachery of one’s own body.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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“It’s harder to write in the third person but the advantage is you move around better.”
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“My big fish must be somewhere.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“Why did they make birds so delicate and fine as those sea swallows when the ocean can be so cruel?”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition

“I always worked until I had something done and I always stopped when I knew what was going to happen next. That way I could be sure of going on the next day.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“I wish I had died before I ever loved anyone but her.”
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“I love you and I always will and I am sorry. What a useless word.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“All cowardice comes from not truly loving, or at least, not loving well.”
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“I don’t. I don’t want anybody else to touch you. I’m silly. I get furious if they touch you.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure only death can stop it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“What difference does it make if you live in a picturesque little outhouse surrounded by 300 feeble minded goats and your faithful dog? The question is: Can you write?”
Ernest Hemingway

“Do not think about sin, he thought. There are enough problems now without sin. Also I have no understanding of it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“Religion is the opium of the poor.”
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“This is a hell of dull talk…How about some of that champagne?”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“A man’s got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.”
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“Got tight on absinthe last night. Did knife tricks.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Remember everything is right until it’s wrong. You’ll know when it’s wrong.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

“Prose is architecture, not interior decoration.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I try not to borrow, first you borrow then you beg.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Perhaps I should not have been a fisherman, he thought. But that was the thing that I was born for.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

“You ought to dream. All our biggest businessmen have been dreamers.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“There are many who do not know they are fascists but will find it out when the time comes.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“The world was not wheeling anymore. It was just very clear and bright and inclined to blur at the edges.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“You can write any time people will leave you alone and not interrupt you. Or rather you can if you will be ruthless enough about it. But the best writing is certainly when you are in love.”
Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“But did thee feel the earth move?”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“Never be daunted.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

“For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.”
Ernest Hemingway

“I don’t want to be your friend, baby. I am your friend.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

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