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Quote of Ernest Hemingway - The good parts of a book...


Biography - Ernest Hemingway:

American novelist and writer.
Born: 1899 - Died: 1961
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: book


Quotes

Quotes for: book


The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.





The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.





Philosophy is written in this grand book, which stands continually open before our eyes (I say the Universe), but can not be understood without first learning to comprehend the language and know the characters as it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is impossible to humanly understand a word; without these one is wandering in a dark labyrinth.





Few people ask from books what books can give us.





Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.





Thus, reader, I am myself the matter of my book.











Quotes

Ernest Hemingway also said...


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





I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.





Never confuse movement with action.





Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.





They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.





All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.












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