Ernest Hemingway Quotes

Ernest Hemingway Quotes

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

Courage is grace under pressure.

~ Ernest Hemingway

Easy writing makes hard reading.

~ Ernest Hemingway

Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

~ Ernest Hemingway

God knows, people who are paid to have attitudes toward things, professional critics, make me sick.

~ Ernest Hemingway

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

It’s none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.

~ Ernest Hemingway

Never confuse movement with action.

~ Ernest Hemingway

Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl.

~ Ernest Hemingway

That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best — make it all up — but make it up so truly that later it will happen that way.

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life — and one is as good as the other.

~ Ernest Hemingway

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

One Response to "Ernest Hemingway Quotes"

  1. Mora Balido Eller   April 30, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    As far as I’m concern, He was the greatest writer ever.
    Follow his steps all over the world and always take my old, falling apart copy of the 49 short stories with me.

    Reply

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