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    American author & journalist
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    Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

    • Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
    • Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
    • I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
    • Never confuse movement with action.
    • When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
    • 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.
      "On the Blue Water," Esquire, April 1936
    • The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
      A Farewell to Arms, 1929
    • For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.
      in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech
    • Let him think I am more man than I am and I will be so.
      The Old Man and the Sea
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