Who is Ernest Hemingway?

American Nobel Prize winning novelist known for his books For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea and A Farewell to Arms.

Books by Ernest Hemingway

Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

“All things truly wicked start from innocence.”

Ernest Hemingway

“All thinking men are atheists.”

Ernest Hemingway From A Farewell to Arms

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know. So finally I would write one true sentence, and then go on from there. It was easy then because there was always one true sentence that I knew or had seen or had heard someone say.”

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

“Courage is grace under pressure.”

Ernest Hemingway

“Courage is grace under pressure.”

Ernest Hemingway

“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

“Everyone behaves badly - given the chance.”

Ernest Hemingway From The Sun Also Rises

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”

Ernest Hemingway From The Garden of Eden

“I drink to make other people more interesting.”

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

“Never confuse movement with action.”

Ernest Hemingway

“Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.”

Ernest Hemingway

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is.”

Ernest Hemingway From The Old Man and the Sea

“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

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

Ernest Hemingway

“The first draft of anything is shit.”

Ernest Hemingway

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

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“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”

Ernest Hemingway From Men Without Women

“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

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

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

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

Ernest Hemingway

“We are all broken. That’s how the light gets in.”

Ernest Hemingway

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”

Ernest Hemingway

“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.”

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“You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.”

Ernest Hemingway From The Sun Also Rises