Ernest Hemingway, fully Ernest Miller Hemingway

Ernest
Hemingway, fully Ernest Miller Hemingway
1899
1961

American Novelist, Short-Story Writer and Journalist

Author Quotes

Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure?

Wars are caused by undefended wealth.

The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without.

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.

Never confuse movement with action.

I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

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

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

All things truly wicked start from innocence.

A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they 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 and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the function of the imagination.

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. Ask the infantry and ask the dead.

The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broken places.

"A Farewell To Arms"; that is the great fallacy; the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.

What is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

Author Picture
First Name
Ernest
Last Name
Hemingway, fully Ernest Miller Hemingway
Birth Date
1899
Death Date
1961
Bio

American Novelist, Short-Story Writer and Journalist