"For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Ernest Hemingway on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Ernest Hemingway on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Ernest Hemingway on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Ernest Hemingway on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Ernest Hemingway on Dalai Lama
"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."