Ernest Miller Hemingway 1899 - 1961 was an American novelist and short-story writer. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. 
‘There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man, true nobility is being superior to your former self’ 
‘There is no friend as loyal as a book’ 
‘In order to write about life, you must first live it’ 
‘A man can be destroyed but not defeated’ 
‘You are so brave and quiet, I forget you are suffering’ 
‘It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end’ 
‘Cowards die a thousand deaths, but the brave only die once’ 
‘You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another’ 
‘When you stop doing things for fun, you might as well be dead’ 
‘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’ 
‘Never confuse movement with action’ 
All things truly wicked start from innocence’ 
‘Why did they make birds so delicate and fine as those swallows when the ocean can be so cruel?’ 
‘Every man’s life ends the same way. It’s only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another’ 
‘When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen’ 
‘Being against evil doesn’t make you good’ 
‘Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know’ 
‘Courage is grace under pressure’ 
‘Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war’ 
‘Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors’ 
‘Night is always darker before the dawn and life is the same, the hard times will pass, every thing will get better and sun will shine brighter than ever’ 
‘Worry a little bit every day and in a life time you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything’ 
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