215 Total Quotes

Ernest Hemingway Quotes

Ernest Hemingway
All right. Have it your own way. Road to hell paved with unbought stuffed dogs.Not my fault.
Ernest Hemingway
#Dogs

Ernest Hemingway
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist

Ernest Hemingway
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Inflation

Ernest Hemingway
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Bragging

Ernest Hemingway
The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over
Ernest Hemingway
#Hell

Ernest Hemingway
You can wipe out your opponents. But if you do it unjustly you become eligible for being wiped out yourself.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist

Ernest Hemingway
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Happiness

Ernest Hemingway
Never write about a place until you're away from it, because that gives you perspective
Ernest Hemingway
#Perspective

Ernest Hemingway
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway
This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You don't want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste.
Ernest Hemingway
#Wine

Ernest Hemingway
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Defeat

Ernest Hemingway
All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Innocence

Ernest Hemingway
But in modern war you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Ernest Hemingway
#Reason

Ernest Hemingway
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Advise

Ernest Hemingway
There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Hunting

Ernest Hemingway
There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.
Ernest Hemingway
#Games

Ernest Hemingway
You know that fiction, prose rather, is possibly the roughest trade of all in writing. You do not have the reference, the old important reference. You have the sheet of blank paper, the pencil, and the obligation to invent truer than things can be true. You have to take what is not palpable and make it completely palpable and also have it seem normal and so that it can become a part of experience of the person who reads it.
Ernest Hemingway
#Fiction

Ernest Hemingway
Personal columnists are jackals and no jackal has been known to live on grass once he had learned about meat - no matter who killed the meat for him.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist

Ernest Hemingway
I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist #Morality

Ernest Hemingway
A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
Ernest Hemingway
#American Novelist

Ernest Hemingway
Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.
Ernest Hemingway
#Exaggeration