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35 Inspirational Ernest Hemingway Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 Inspirational Ernest Hemingway Quotes On Success

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. His economical and understated style—which he termed the iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short-story collections, and two nonfiction works. Three of his novels, four short-story collections, and three nonfiction works were published posthumously. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature. Hemingway was raised in Oak Park, Illinois. After high school, he was a reporter for a few months for The Kansas City Star before leaving for the Italian Front to enlist as an ambulance driver in World War I. In 1918, he was seriously wounded and returned home. His wartime experiences formed the basis for his novel A Farewell to Arms (1929). In 1921, Hemingway married Hadley Richardson, the first of four wives. They moved to Paris where he worked as a foreign correspondent and fell under the influence of the modernist writers and artists of the 1920s’ “Lost Generation” expatriate community. His debut novel The Sun Also Rises was published in 1926. He divorced Richardson in 1927 and married Pauline Pfeiffer; they divorced after he returned from the Spanish Civil War, where he had been a journalist. He based For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) on his experience there. Martha Gellhorn became his third wife in 1940; they separated after he met Mary Welsh in London during World War II. He was present with the troops as a journalist at the Normandy landings and the liberation of Paris. Hemingway maintained permanent residences in Key West, Florida (in the 1930s), and Cuba (in the 1940s and 1950s). He almost died in 1954 after plane crashes on successive days; injuries left him in pain and ill health for much of the rest of his life. In 1959, he bought a house in Ketchum, Idaho, where, in mid-1961, he ended his own life. May these Ernest Hemingway Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Courage is grace under pressure.” Ernest Hemingway

2. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” Ernest Hemingway

3. “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 then ever.” Ernest Hemingway

4. “Never mistake motion for action.” Ernest Hemingway

5. “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is.” Ernest Hemingway

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

7. “We wait always for something that does not come.” Ernest Hemingway

8. “To be successful in writing, use short sentences.” Ernest Hemingway

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

10. “You may talk. And I may listen. And miracles might happen.” Ernest Hemingway

11. “America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.” Ernest Hemingway

12. “Any man’s life, told truly, is a novel.” Ernest Hemingway

13. “The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.” Ernest Hemingway

14. “Being against evil doesn’t make you good.” Ernest Hemingway

15. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway

16. “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

17. “I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway

18. “Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.” Ernest Hemingway

19. “No one you love is ever truly lost.” Ernest Hemingway

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

21. “You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.” Ernest Hemingway

22. “Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.” Ernest Hemingway

23. “The only thing that can ruin a good day is people.” Ernest Hemingway

24. “Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors.” Ernest Hemingway

25. “I drink to make other people more interesting.” Ernest Hemingway

26. “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

27. “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.” Ernest Hemingway

28. “You must be prepared to work always without applause.” Ernest Hemingway

29. “You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.” Ernest Hemingway

30. “How little we know of what there is to know.” Ernest Hemingway

31. “I’m with you. No matter what else you have in your head I’m with you and I love you.” Ernest Hemingway

32. “I love you for all that you are, all that you have been, all that you’re yet to be.” Ernest Hemingway

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

34. “The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it can’t be found.” Ernest Hemingway

35. “Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be.” Ernest Hemingway

I hope you enjoyed these Ernest Hemingway Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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