Ernest Hemingway Quotes


Star Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
But in modern war..you die like a dog for no good reason.
If it is any use to know it, I always try to write on the principle of the iceberg. There is seven-eighths of it under water for every part that shows. Anything you know you can eliminate and it only strengthens your iceberg. It is the part that doesn't show. If a writer omits something because he does not know it then there is a hole in the story.
It's enough for you to do it once for a few men to remember you. But if you do it year after year, then many people remember you and they tell it to their children, and their children and grandchildren remember and, if it concerns books, they can read them. And if it's good enough, it will last as long as there are human beings.
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at 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 that it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Grace under pressure. - Definition of "guts"
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.

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