"Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Ernest Hemingway on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Ernest Hemingway on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Ernest Hemingway on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Ernest Hemingway on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Ernest Hemingway on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age."
"Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over."
"Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture."
"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."
"The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them."
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