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An end to journey
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
Ernest Hemingway | goals

Bullfighting
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.
Ernest Hemingway | death

Fear of death
Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
Ernest Hemingway | death

For a war to be just
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
Ernest Hemingway | war and peace

I hate leaving it
The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
Ernest Hemingway | death

I know
I know now that there is no one thing that is true - it is all true.
Ernest Hemingway | truth

In modern war
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Ernest Hemingway | war and peace

In modern war
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
Ernest Hemingway | war and peace

It's none of their business
It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Looking at words
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Never
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Ernest Hemingway | travel

No rule on how to write
There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

No true-story teller
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Ernest Hemingway | death

Not a caricature
When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Not defeated
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Ernest Hemingway | men and women

Omitting things
If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Punishment
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Serious writers and solemn writers
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.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Stronger
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway | strength

The good parts of a book
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 | writing

The well of my writing
I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

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

To be a successful father
To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
Ernest Hemingway | fathers

We are all apprentices
We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Writing better
For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Writing like God
I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Writing standing up
Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

Writing truly
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
Ernest Hemingway | writing

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