Ernest Hemingway Quotes

Ernest Hemingway was an American novelist, journalist and short-story writer. He had a strong influence on 20th-century novels because of his easy iceberg theory writing style.

He has also won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He has published 7 novels, 6 short-story collections, and 2 nonfiction in his lifetime.

Hemingway’s full name is Ernest Miller Hemingway. He was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park Village, U.S.

His father Clarence Edmonds Hemingway was a physician and his mother Grace Hall Hemingway was a musician.

Ernest Hemingway Family Photo
Ernest Hemingway Family Photo (From Left)

He was a good athlete during school. He was good in many sports like boxing, track and field, water polo, football, etc. During his last two years of school, he worked as a sportswriter in the school’s newspaper and yearbook.

After high school, he worked as a cub reporter for The Kansas City Star newspaper. In December 1917, he thought of joining the US Army but was rejected due to his poor eyesight.

After this Ernest joined Red Cross where he worked as an ambulance driver in Italy. After working there for a year, in 1918 he came back home and wrote A Farewell to Arms Novel on his wartime experiences.

Young Ernest Hemingway in 1918
Young Ernest Hemingway in 1918

In 1921 he was sifted to Paris where he worked as a foreign correspondent. In 1926 Ernest published the novel The Sun Also Rises.

After World War II, he worked as a journalist at Normandy landings and the liberation of Paris.

In 1954 Ernest suffered a major plane crash. Because of this, his health started deteriorating. Similarly, he spent 5 years in illness.

And in 1959, tired of his illness, he committed suicide with a shotgun at his home.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes :

Ernest Hemingway Quotes
“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The first draft of anything is shit.” – Ernest Hemingway

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

“It’s silly not to hope.” – Ernest Hemingway

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” – Ernest Hemingway

famous Hemingway quotes
“Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway

“A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” – Ernest Hemingway

“People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The road to hell is paved with unbought stuffed animals.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Being against evil doesn’t make you good. But when you start taking pleasure in it you are awfully close to the thing you’re fighting.” – Ernest Hemingway

best Hemingway quotes
“The way to make people trustworthy is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“The world is a fine place and worth fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.” – Ernest Hemingway

“You must be prepared to work always without applause.” – Ernest Hemingway

“There are many who do not know they are fascists but will find it out when the time comes.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Hunger is good discipline.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without.” – Ernest Hemingway

best Ernest Hemingway quotes
“Luck is a thing that comes in many forms and who can recognize her?” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Everybody has strange things that mean things to them. You couldn’t help it.” – Ernest Hemingway

“As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.” – Ernest Hemingway

“When you start to live outside yourself, it’s all dangerous.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is.” – Ernest Hemingway

“We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in.” – Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway famous quotes
“Train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemingway

“All thinking men are atheists.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Wine is a grand thing, It makes you forget all the bad.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway quotes
“The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“All things truly wicked start from innocence.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Never confuse movement with action.” – Ernest Hemingway

“You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.” – Ernest Hemingway

“There’s no one thing that’s true. It’s all true.” – Ernest Hemingway

“An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.” – Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway Quotes on Love :

Ernest Hemingway love quotes
“Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love.” (Image Source: Instagram) – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.” – Ernest Hemingway

“If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.” – Ernest Hemingway

“No one you love is ever truly lost.” – Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway Quotes About Life :

Ernest Hemingway Quotes About Life
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“True nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” – Ernest Hemingway

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.” – Ernest Hemingway

“We’re stronger in the places that we’ve been broken.” – Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway quotes on life
“Life isn’t hard to manage when you’ve nothing to lose.” – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.” – Ernest Hemingway

“If you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can.” – Ernest Hemingway

“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.”

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

The seeds of what we will do are in all of us, but in those who make jokes in life, the seeds are covered with better soil and with a higher grade of manure. – Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway Quotes on Writing :

Hemingway Quotes on Writing
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” (Image Source: – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.” – Ernest Hemingway

“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

“The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.” – Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway quotes about writing :
“In order to write about life first you must live it.” (Image By Loomis Dean – Getty Image) – Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“Write hard and clear about what hurts.” – Ernest Hemingway

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.” – Ernest Hemingway

“You shouldn’t write if you can’t write.” – Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway Nobility Quotes :

“True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway Quotes About Death :

“When you stop doing things for fun you might as well be dead.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Cowards die a thousand deaths, but the brave only die once.” – Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway War Quotes :

“Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.” – Ernest Hemingway