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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

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.




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Quotes for: night


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Quotes for: night


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.
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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.
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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
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I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.
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For the paths of night and day are near to each other.
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Light had its allotted time; but timeless and infinite is the reign of the night − the duration of sleep eternal.
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Quotes for: writing


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Quotes for: writing


Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.
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Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.
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A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
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It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
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For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
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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.
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
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I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
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Never confuse movement with action.
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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.
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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.
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All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.
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