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Quote of Ernest Hemingway - About morals, I know only that...


Biography - Ernest Hemingway:

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

About morals, 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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We have need of morality only for want of love.
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Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
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All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.

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Give and take pleasure, without harming yourself or anyone else — that, I think, sums up morality.
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Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.
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It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
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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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