Ernest Hemingway Quotes.
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.
You can wipe out your opponents. But if you do it unjustly you become eligible for being wiped out yourself.
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.
I drink to make other people more interesting.
Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
When I have an idea, I turn down the flame, as if it were a little alcohol stove, as low as it will go. Then it explodes and that is my idea.
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.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.