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Quotations by author » Ernest Hemingway
American novelist and short-story writer, Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, 1899-1961
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A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
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A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.
CatsFeelings
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Men
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
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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.
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A writer's problem does not change. It is always how to write truly and having found out what is true to project it in such a way that it becomes part of the experience of the person who reads it.
ExperienceTruthWriters
Across the River and Into the Trees.
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Actually if a writer needs a dictionary he should not write. He should have read the dictionary at least three times from beginning to end and then have loaned it to someone who needs it. There are only certain words which are valid and similes (bring me my dictionary) are like defective ammunition (the lowest thing I can think of at this time).
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All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse,
Books
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened.
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All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
Literature
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
Writing
All our words from loose using have lost their edge
Words
All right. Have it your own way. Road to hell paved with unbought stuffed dogs.
Not my fault.
DogsRoad to Hell
All the contact I have had with politics has left me feeling as though I had been drinking out of spittoons
Politics
All the critics who could not make their reputations by discovering you are hoping to make them by predicting hopefully your approaching impotence, failure and general drying up of natural juices. Not a one will wish you luck or hope that you will keep on writing unless you have political affiliations in which case these will rally around and speak of you and Homer, Balzac, Zola and Link Steffens.
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All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
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All thinking men are atheists
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All you can be sure about in a political-minded writer is that if his work should last you will have to skip the politics when you read it. Many of the so-called politically enlisted writers change their politics frequently . Perhaps it can be respected as a form of the pursuit of happiness.
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Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
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