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An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
Ernest Hemingway

As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
Ernest Hemingway

But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Ernest Hemingway

Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
Ernest Hemingway

Cowardice… is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination.
Ernest Hemingway

Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts.
Ernest Hemingway

Defense is the stronger form with the negative object, and attack the weaker form with the positive object.
Ernest Hemingway

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

Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
Ernest Hemingway

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.
Ernest Hemingway

For a war to be just three conditions are necessary – public authority, just cause, right motive.
Ernest Hemingway