Ernest Hemingway Quotes.
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.
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.
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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
I rewrote the ending to ‘Farewell to Arms,’ the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied.
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
I know now that there is no one thing that is true – it is all true.
Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl.
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.
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be.
Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Cowardice… is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination.
Certainly it is valuable to a trained writer to crash in an aircraft which burns. He learns several important things very quickly. Whether they will be of use to him is conditioned by survival. Survival, with honor, that outmoded and all-important word, is as difficult as ever and as all-important to a writer.
There’s no one thing that is true. They’re all true.