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 Ernest Hemingway - “There are only three sports bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering all the rest are merely games.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports ... all others are games.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “The Garden of Eden”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Our nada who art in nada, nada be thy name thy kingdom nada thy will be nada as it is in nada. Give us this nada our daily nada and nada us our nada as we nada our nadas and nada us not into nada but deliver us from nada pues nada. Hail nothing full”
 Ernest Hemingway - “What is moral is what you feel good after.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over”
 Thomas Hemingway - “That's outside the scope of my responsibility. I haven't been given that information.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words He thinks I don't know the ten-dollar words. I know them all right. But there are older and simpler and better words, and those are the ones I use.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “I might say that what amateurs call a style is usually only the unavoidable awkwardnesses in first trying to make something that has not heretofore been made.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Our nada who art in nada, nada be thy name thy kingdom nada thy will be nada in nada as it is in nada. Give us this nada our daily nada and nada us our nada as we nada our nadas and nada us not into nada but deliver us from nada pues nada. Hail nothing full of nothing, nothing is with thee.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Or don't you like to write letters. I do because it's such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you've done something.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you dull and blunt the instrument you write with. But I would rather have it bent and dulled and know I had to put it on the grindstone again and hammer it into shape and put a whetstone to it, and know that I had something to write about, than to have it bright and shining and nothing to say, or smooth and well oiled in the closet, but unused.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “From things that have happened and from things as they exist and from all things that you know and all those you cannot know, you make something through your invention that is not a representation but a whole new thing truer than anything true and alive, and you make it alive, and if you make it well enough, you give it immortality. That is why you write and for no other reason that you know of. But what about all the reasons that no one knows”
 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 - “Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “About morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “All our words from loose using have lost their edge.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “All things truly wicked start from innocence.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Pound's crazy. All poets are. They have to be. You don't put a poet like Pound in the loony bin.”
 Ernest Hemingway - “Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure”

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