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Ernest Hemingway Quotes


American novelist and short story writer. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.
(1899 - 1961)

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A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
 

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
 

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.
 

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.
 

All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you.
 

All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.
 

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
 

All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
 

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
 

All things truly wicked start from innocence.
 

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

America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.
 

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

As long as you can start, you are all right. The juice will come.
 

As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
[Role Models]
 

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.
[Art]
 

But did thee feel the earth move?
 

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

Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter.
 

Courage is grace under pressure.
[Courage]
 


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