Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
Quote by Ernest Hemingway
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Ernest Hemingway Quotes
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
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 only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
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.
The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
You come to work and you laugh all day, you go home and you feel light and there's a certain feeling when you're sitting with the audience and they leave after 90 minutes and it's just pure escapism and they're happy.
I think I can change the game.
No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Every person has only so much attention to give, and politics and government takes up only a fraction of what it did 25 years ago.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.