Ernest Hemingway, 20th Century Influencer

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Ernest Hemingway, 20th Century Influencer

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
~Ernest Hemingway

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

Courage is grace under pressure.
– Ernest Hemingway
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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

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
– Ernest Hemingway
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In order to write about life first you must live it.
– Ernest Hemingway

“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.”
-Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast (1964)

Never mistake motion for action.
– Ernest Hemingway
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
– Ernest Hemingway

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Did you know?

Ernest started his young life as a “girl”.   Apparently his eccentric mother was obsessed for another girl as a “twin” to her daughter Marceline.  She dressed the young Ernest in girl’s clothes and was also given a girl’s haircut and was known to their neighbours as little Ernestine.

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