"Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure?"
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Ernest Hemingway on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Ernest Hemingway on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Ernest Hemingway on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Ernest Hemingway on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Ernest Hemingway on Steve Jobs
"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."