Ernest Hemingway, Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ernest Hemingway,

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Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Some writers are only born to help another writer write one sentence. Some writers are only born to help another writer write one sentence.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I know you're right. I'm just low, and when I'm low I talk like a fool. I know you're right. I'm just low, and when I'm low I talk like a fool.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love. Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: The first draft of anything is shit. The first draft of anything is shit.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Don't ever kid yourself with too much dialectics. Don't ever kid yourself with too much dialectics.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: No one ever stopped when they were winning. No one ever stopped when they were winning.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: He used the word gamut. He used the word gamut.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I kissed her neck and shoulders. I felt faint with loving her so much. I kissed her neck and shoulders. I felt faint with loving her so much.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: A severed femoral artery empties itself faster than you can believe. A severed femoral artery empties itself faster than you can believe.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre. Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one. No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: In a snowstorm it always seemed, for a time, as though there were no enemies. In a snowstorm it always seemed, for a time, as though there were no enemies.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: A cat has absolute honesty. A cat has absolute honesty.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth. Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I have a Thompson SubMachine gun and we shoot sharks with it. As soon as they put their heads out we give them a burst. I have a Thompson SubMachine gun and we shoot sharks with it. As soon as they put their heads out we give them a burst.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: You know you're writing well when you're throwing good stuff into the wastebasket. You know you're writing well when you're throwing good stuff into the wastebasket.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I thought that all generations were lost by something and always had been and always would be I thought that all generations were lost by something and always had been and always would be
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: And this,' he was saying aloud. 'And this. And this. And this,' he was saying aloud. 'And this. And this.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: If the wind rises it can push us against the flood when it comes. If the wind rises it can push us against the flood when it comes.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I felt very lonely when they were all there. I felt very lonely when they were all there.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: 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. 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, quotes: When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve. When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Paris is so very beautiful that it satisfies something in you that is always hungry in America. Paris is so very beautiful that it satisfies something in you that is always hungry in America.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I was blown up while we were eating cheese. I was blown up while we were eating cheese.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: If I do it you won't ever worry?''I won't worry about that because it's perfectly simple.'Then I'll do it. Because I don't care about me. If I do it you won't ever worry?'
'I won't worry about that because it's perfectly simple.'
Then I'll do it. Because I don't care about me.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I am an old man who will live until I die, Anselmo said. I am an old man who will live until I die, Anselmo said.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: And we'll never love anyone else but each other. And we'll never love anyone else but each other.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Half a million dead wopsAnd he got a kick out of itThe son of a bitch. Half a million dead wops
And he got a kick out of it
The son of a bitch.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Do you suppose it will always go on?""No.""What's to stop it?"It will crack somewhere. Do you suppose it will always go on?"
"No."
"What's to stop it?"
It will crack somewhere.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: A writer without a sense of justice or injustice would be better off editing the yearbook for a school for exceptional children. A writer without a sense of justice or injustice would be better off editing the yearbook for a school for exceptional children.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: It is silly not to hope, It is silly not to hope,
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I never had to choose my subject- my subject rather chose me. I never had to choose my subject- my subject rather chose me.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Good. Coffee is good for you. It's the caffeine in it. Caffeine, we are here. Caffeine puts a man on her horse and a woman in his grave. Good. Coffee is good for you. It's the caffeine in it. Caffeine, we are here. Caffeine puts a man on her horse and a woman in his grave.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up. Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: People who write fiction, if they had not taken it up, might have become very successful liars. People who write fiction, if they had not taken it up, might have become very successful liars.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: As long as you can start, you are all right. The juice will come. As long as you can start, you are all right. The juice will come.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Lie life through its fullest Lie life through its fullest
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I wonder if he has any plans or if he is just as desperate as I am? I wonder if he has any plans or if he is just as desperate as I am?
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Fish," he said, "I love you and respect you very much. But I will kill you dead before this day ends. Fish," he said, "I love you and respect you very much. But I will kill you dead before this day ends.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: She told me, and she would be. She told me that I was not a good enough writer to be published there She told me, and she would be. She told me that I was not a good enough writer to be published there
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Imagination? It is the one thing beside honesty that a good writer must have. The more he learns from experience the more he can imagine. Imagination? It is the one thing beside honesty that a good writer must have. The more he learns from experience the more he can imagine.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Now, feel. I am thee and thou art me and all of one is the other. And feel now. Thou hast no heart but mine. Now, feel. I am thee and thou art me and all of one is the other. And feel now. Thou hast no heart but mine.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: To hell with the Church when it becomes a State and the hell with the State when it becomes a Church. To hell with the Church when it becomes a State and the hell with the State when it becomes a Church.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: He had loved too much, demanded too much, and he wore it all out. He had loved too much, demanded too much, and he wore it all out.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Everybody is friends when things are bad enough. Everybody is friends when things are bad enough.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright. We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I've had plenty to worry about one time or other. I'm through worrying. I've had plenty to worry about one time or other. I'm through worrying.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Now he was proving it again. Each time was a new time and he never thought about the past when he was doing it. Now he was proving it again. Each time was a new time and he never thought about the past when he was doing it.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I felt the death loneliness that comes at the end of every day that is wasted in your life I felt the death loneliness that comes at the end of every day that is wasted in your life
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: They are not sorrows, so much as terrible things. They are not sorrows, so much as terrible things.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I wondered ... if there should be anything wrong with Sen. Joe McCarthy (Republican) of Wisconsin which a .577 solid would not cure. I wondered ... if there should be anything wrong with Sen. Joe McCarthy (Republican) of Wisconsin which a .577 solid would not cure.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: In a war we must all be careful not to hurt each other's feelings. In a war we must all be careful not to hurt each other's feelings.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: The grain-fields went up the hillsides. Now as we went higher there was a wind blowing the grain. The grain-fields went up the hillsides. Now as we went higher there was a wind blowing the grain.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Life is pain, so live it up while you can. Life is pain, so live it up while you can.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: I do not need to get used to your silence. I already know it. I quite possibly love all of it. I do not need to get used to your silence. I already know it. I quite possibly love all of it.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Don't bother with churches, government buildings or city squares, if you want to know about a culture, spend a night in its bars Don't bother with churches, government buildings or city squares, if you want to know about a culture, spend a night in its bars
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: Wine is a grand thing," I said. "It makes you forget all the bad. Wine is a grand thing," I said. "It makes you forget all the bad.
Ernest Hemingway, quotes: He killed more men than the cholera. He killed more men than the cholera.