Top 25 Ernest Hemingway Quotes

Here we have put together a list of the 25 best quotes by Ernest Hemingway.

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

Top 25 Ernest Hemingway Quotes and Sayings

25

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


24

The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.

― Ernest Hemingway


23

As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.

― Ernest Hemingway


22

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.

― Ernest Hemingway


21

Never confuse movement with action.

― Ernest Hemingway


20

you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.

― Ernest Hemingway


19

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.

― Ernest Hemingway


18

There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people >love each other there can be no happy end to it.

― Ernest Hemingway


17

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


16

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

― Ernest Hemingway


15

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

― Ernest Hemingway


14

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.

― Ernest Hemingway


13

All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.

― Ernest Hemingway


12

Courage is grace under pressure.

― Ernest Hemingway


11

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

― Ernest Hemingway


10

I drink to make other people more interesting.

― Ernest Hemingway


9

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.

― Ernest Hemingway


8

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.

― Ernest Hemingway


7

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

― Ernest Hemingway


6

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

― Ernest Hemingway


5

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?

― Ernest Hemingway


4

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

― Ernest Hemingway


3

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

― Ernest Hemingway


2

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

― Ernest Hemingway


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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

― Ernest Hemingway


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