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Ernest Hemingway

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Biography - Ernest Hemingway:

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

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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
Ernest Hemingway




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Quotes for: night:


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As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body.”
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae
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The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.”
Gaston Bachelard
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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia
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I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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For the paths of night and day are near to each other.”
Homer - Iliad
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Quotes for: writing:


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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.”
Jean Cocteau
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The desire to write grows with writing.”
Desiderius Erasmus
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Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.”
Virginia Woolf
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A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
Virginia Woolf
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Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.”
André Breton
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
Ernest Hemingway
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I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.”
Ernest Hemingway
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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 clock style of architecture.”
Ernest Hemingway
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Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.”
Ernest Hemingway
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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.”
Ernest Hemingway
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I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.”
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