Ernest Hemingway Quotes

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with the fools he must come in contact with every day.

Drinking is a way of ending the day.

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

He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.

“Coward,” Pablo said bitterly. “You treat a man as a coward because he has a tactical sense. Because he can see the results of an idiocy in advance. It is not cowardly to know what is foolish.” – “Neither is it foolish to know what is cowardly,” said Anselmo, unable to resist making the phrase.

To hell with the Church when it becomes a State and the hell with the State when it becomes a Church.

One cat just leads to another.

All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had 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 […]

Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.

My book will be praised by highbrows and will be read by lowbrows. There is no writing in it that anybody with a high-school education cannot read