3 Quotes – Ernest Hemingway




Ernest Hemingway,
American novelist and journalist

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1953)
Nobel Prize in Literature (1954)

July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA
July 2, 1961 in Ketchum, Idaho, USA



My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
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When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.



Which is your favourite quote by Ernest Hemingway?  🙂


13 thoughts on “3 Quotes – Ernest Hemingway

  1. My favorite of his is the oft repeated – “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” I love it. It speaks to how much of your soul and self that is poured into writing.

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