1. About books

Ernest Hemingway quote about books

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

2. About good

Ernest Hemingway quote about good

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

3. About happiness

Ernest Hemingway quote about happiness

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

4. About sleep

Ernest Hemingway quote about sleep

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?

5. About trust

Ernest Hemingway quote about trust

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.

6. About humility

Ernest Hemingway quote about humility

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

7. About drinking

Ernest Hemingway quote about drinking

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

8. About attributed-no-source

Ernest Hemingway quote about attributed-no-source

The first draft of anything is shit.

9. About truth

Ernest Hemingway quote about truth

All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.

10. About drinking

Ernest Hemingway quote about drinking

I drink to make other people more interesting.

11. About concern

Ernest Hemingway quote about concern

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

12. About atheism

Ernest Hemingway quote about atheism

All thinking men are atheists.

13. About courage

Ernest Hemingway quote about courage

Courage is grace under pressure.

14. About war

Ernest Hemingway quote about war

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.

15. About defeat

Ernest Hemingway quote about defeat

But man is not made for defeat, he said. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

16. About denial

Ernest Hemingway quote about denial

you can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.

17. About action

Ernest Hemingway quote about action

Never confuse movement with action.

18. About strength

Ernest Hemingway quote about strength

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.

19. About writers

Ernest Hemingway quote about writers

As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.

20. About the-sun-also-rises

Ernest Hemingway quote about the-sun-also-rises

I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.

21. About writing

Ernest Hemingway quote about writing

My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.

22. About writing-life

Ernest Hemingway quote about writing-life

In order to write about life first you must live it.

23. About drinking

Ernest Hemingway quote about drinking

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

24. About inspiration

Ernest Hemingway quote about inspiration

The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.

25. About love

Ernest Hemingway quote about love

When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.

26. About age

Ernest Hemingway quote about age

No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.

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