55 Famous Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Writing and Life

Ernest Hemingway Quotes – In this post we will discuss on Ernest Hemingway Quotes and saying on Writing, Love, Life and Death and some other topics.

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway
BornJuly 21, 1899
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
DiedJuly 2, 1961 (aged 61)
Ketchum, Idaho, U.S.
Notable awardsPulitzer Prize for Fiction (1953)
Nobel Prize in Literature (1954)

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman.

For amazing quotes of Rambo Movies series on Rambo Quotes.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about writing

1.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about writing

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

Ernest Hemingway

2.

"There is no friend as loyal as a book."

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”

Ernest Hemingway

3.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about writing

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”

Ernest Hemingway

4.

"As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand."

“As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.”

Ernest Hemingway

5.

“Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don’t cheat with it.”

Ernest Hemingway

6.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about writing

“My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.”

Ernest Hemingway

7.

"Write hard and clear about what hurts."

“Write hard and clear about what hurts.”

Ernest Hemingway

8.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about writing

“In order to write about life first you must live it.”

Ernest Hemingway

9.

"The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it."

“The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.”

Ernest Hemingway

10.

“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

11.

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

Ernest Hemingway

12.

“After writing a story I was always empty and both sad and happy, as though I had made love, and I was sure this was a very good story although I would not know truly how good until I read it over the next day.”

Ernest Hemingway

13.

"The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector."

“The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector.”

Ernest Hemingway

14.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about writing

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.”

Ernest Hemingway

15.

"There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges."

“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.”

Ernest Hemingway

16.

“Do you suffer when you write? I don’t at all. Suffer like a bastard when don’t write, or just before, and feel empty and fucked out afterwards. But never feel as good as while writing.”

Ernest Hemingway

17.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes on Writing

“If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.”

Ernest Hemingway

18.

"A writer should write what he has to say and not speak it."

“A writer should write what he has to say and not speak it.”

Ernest Hemingway

Also Read :

Top 30 Most Inspirational Mother Teresa Quotes

55 Best and Inspirational Helen Keller Quotes

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love

19.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love

“You know I don’t love any one but you. You shouldn’t mind because some one else loved me.”

Ernest Hemingway

20.

"I loved you when I saw you today and I loved you always but I never saw you before."

“I loved you when I saw you today and I loved you always but I never saw you before.”

Ernest Hemingway

21.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love

“I’m not unfaithful, darling. I’ve plenty of faults but I’m very faithful. You’ll be sick of me I’ll be so faithful.”

Ernest Hemingway

22.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love

“No one you love is ever truly lost.”

Ernest Hemingway

23.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love

“Why, darling, I don’t live at all when I’m not with you.”

Ernest Hemingway

24.

"I am always in love."

“I am always in love.”

Ernest Hemingway

25.

“I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye – that was the trouble – I wanted to kiss you good night – and there’s a lot of difference.”

Ernest Hemingway

26.

"If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it."

“If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.”

Ernest Hemingway

27.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love
Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Love

“When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.”

Ernest Hemingway

28.

“And you’ll always love me won’t you? Yes And the rain won’t make any difference? No”

Ernest Hemingway

29.

"Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love."

“Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love.”

Ernest Hemingway

30.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes on Love
Ernest Hemingway Quotes on Love

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”

Ernest Hemingway

31.

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

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

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Life

32.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Life

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”

Ernest Hemingway

33.

"I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?"

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”

Ernest Hemingway

34.

"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”

Ernest Hemingway

35.

"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."

“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.”

Ernest Hemingway

36.

"I can't stand it to think my life is going so fast and I'm not really living it."

“I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.”

Ernest Hemingway

37.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes on Life

“But life isn’t hard to manage when you’ve nothing to lose.”

Ernest Hemingway

38.

"It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing."

“It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.”

Ernest Hemingway

39.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Life

“No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.”

Ernest Hemingway

40.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Life

“Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime 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.”

Ernest Hemingway

41.

"All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time."

“All my life I’ve looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.”

Ernest Hemingway

42.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes on Life

“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.”

Ernest Hemingway

43.

"When you start to live outside yourself, it's all dangerous."

“When you start to live outside yourself, it’s all dangerous.”

Ernest Hemingway

44.

“Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you’ve lived nearly half the time you have to live already?”

Ernest Hemingway

45.

“The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over.”

Ernest Hemingway

46.

“Oh, darling, you will be good to me, won’t you? Because we’re going to have a strange life.”

Ernest Hemingway

47.

“I did not care what it was all about. All I wanted to know was how to live in it. Maybe if you found out how to live in it you learned from that what is was all about.”

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Death

48.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Death
Ernest Hemingway Quotes about Death

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”

Ernest Hemingway

49.

“Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.”

Ernest Hemingway

50.

“Dying is a very simple thing. I’ve looked at death and really I know. If I should have died it would have been very easy for me. Quite the easiest thing I ever did. But the people at home do not realize that. They suffer a thousand times more.”

Ernest Hemingway

Inspirational Quotes From Ernest Hemingway

51.

Inspirational Quotes From Ernest Hemingway

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.”

Ernest Hemingway

52.

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”

Ernest Hemingway

53.

“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.”

Ernest Hemingway

54.

"Courage is grace under pressure."

“Courage is grace under pressure.”

Ernest Hemingway

55.

My Favorite Ernest Hemingway Quotes

“But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”

Ernest Hemingway

If any important quotes have been missed in this list, then you should write us in the comment box below. Your invaluable suggestions are always invited.

Read more Quotes

55 Most Famous Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr.

50 Most Important Thomas Sowell Quotes

Powerful and Motivational Quotes of A P J Abdul Kalam

25 Most Powerful Quotes about Collaboration

Top 57 Bill Gates Quotes Success, Money, Technology and Life

Top 40 Most Inspiring Dalai Lama Quotes