Ernest Hemingway quotes

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

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

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

All things truly wicked start from innocence.

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

Never confuse movement with action.

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.

Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.

The shortest answer is doing the thing.

Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

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