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About Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway was an American writer.
He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.
During his lifetime, he published 7 novels and 6 short story collections, among others. Many of his novels and collections are considered classics of American literature. Many critics, though, have regarded his work as misogynistic and homophobic
War, loss and love.
"The Old Man and the Sea", "For Whom the Bell Tolls".
His Personal Life
He was married 4 times and he had 3 children. He committed suicide in 1961.
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Famous quotes by Ernest Hemingway
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.Ernest Hemingway
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
All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.Ernest Hemingway
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.Ernest Hemingway
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.Ernest Hemingway
Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.Ernest Hemingway
Courage is grace under pressure.Ernest Hemingway
Cowardice... is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination.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
Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.Ernest Hemingway
Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.Ernest Hemingway
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
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.Ernest Hemingway
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.Ernest Hemingway
Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.Ernest Hemingway
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.Ernest Hemingway
I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.Ernest Hemingway
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
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.Ernest Hemingway
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.Ernest Hemingway
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.Ernest Hemingway
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?Ernest Hemingway
I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.Ernest Hemingway
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
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.Ernest Hemingway
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.Ernest Hemingway
It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.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
My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.Ernest Hemingway
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.Ernest Hemingway
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.Ernest Hemingway
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.Ernest Hemingway
Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.Ernest Hemingway
Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.Ernest Hemingway
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.Ernest Hemingway
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.Ernest Hemingway
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.Ernest Hemingway
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.Ernest Hemingway
The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.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 thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.Ernest Hemingway
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.Ernest Hemingway
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.Ernest Hemingway
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 lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.Ernest Hemingway
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
What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.Ernest Hemingway
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.Ernest Hemingway
Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure?Ernest Hemingway
Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway's Popularity
Ernest Hemingway was a famous American writer, who was born on July 21, 1899. As a person born on this date, Ernest Hemingway is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 21) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1899).
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