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Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961)
US author & journalist [more author details]
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Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
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Ernest Hemingway
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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Ernest Hemingway
I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
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Ernest Hemingway
Never confuse movement with action.
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Ernest Hemingway
Retirement is the ugliest word in the language.
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The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broken places.
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When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
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Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter.
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Ernest Hemingway, "On the Blue Water," Esquire, April 1936
We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage, and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a man's duty to understand his world rather than to simply fight for it.
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Ernest Hemingway, 1946
Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality of those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change
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Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, 1929
That is the greatest fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.
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Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, 1929
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
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Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, 1929
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.
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Ernest Hemingway, in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.
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Ernest Hemingway, Old Newsman Writes, Esquire, December 1934
Let him think I am more man than I am and I will be so.
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Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
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Ernest Hemingway, Winner Take Nothing

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