Ernest Hemingway

1898 - 1961

A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on defeat and destruction

But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on action and mistakes

Never mistake motion for action.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway

I'm not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on architecture, country, and style

Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo style of architecture.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on acceptance, courage, difficulty, discipline, duty, intelligence, obedience, resolution, time, understanding, and world

We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a man's duty to understand his world rather than simply fight for it.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on death, dogs, good, reason, and war

. . . in modern war you will die like a dog for no good reason.

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on crime, death, and war

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

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on fighting, world, and worth

The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

Source: For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1940

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on aim

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My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on life

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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.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

Source: The Old Man and the Sea

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