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Ernest Hemingway in 1923 at Age 24

His 'iceberg theory' style influenced 20th-century fiction

Ernest Hemingway in 1923 at Age 24 thanks to Barry McCartney

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, journalist, short-story writer, and sportsman. His 'iceberg theory' style influenced 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and public image brought him admiration from later generations. Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.

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Book Of Ecclesiasticles - Archie Bunker

Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach

Books are uniquely portable magic. - Stephen King

Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote. - Warren Buffett

I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. - J.D. Salinger

Why don't you write books people can read? - Nora Joyce

When I was your age, television was called books. - William Goldman

Women want love to be a novel. Men, a short story. - Daphne du Maurier

Honesty if the first chapter in the book of wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. - Earl Nightingale

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull. - Anatole France

Words are only painted fire; a book is the fire itself. - Mark Twain

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. - Lemony Snicket

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. - Paul Brown

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. - Horace

Every novel should have a beginning, a muddle, and an end. - Peter De Vries

Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly. - Mary Schmich

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. - Malala Yousafzai

In some areas I am more noted for reading then I am for cookies. - Wally Amos

The success that the Tolkien books had redefined modern fantasy. - George R.R. Martin

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. - Edith Sitwell

I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free. - John Barrymore

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. - Ernest Hemingway

A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world. - Louis Pasteur

A novel is a piece of prose of a certain length with something wrong with it. - Unknown

Nothing encourages creativity like the chance to fall flat on one's face. - James D Finley

There's far more truth in the Book of Genesis than in the quantum theory. - Malcolm Muggeridge

You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test. - George W. Bush

I read the book of Job last night. I don't think God comes out well in it. - Virginia Woolf

Book Censor: A person who reads so much he gets asterisks in front of his eyes - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

When I was younger I used to lock myself in the bathroom and read in the dry tub. - Karen Russell

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. - Thornton Wilder

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. - P.J. O'Rourke

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read. - Mark Twain

No man can be called friendless when he has God and the companionship of good books. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It is my custom to call this book 'An Anatomy of All the Parts of the Soul.' - John Calvin

Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay. - Christopher Hitchens

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. - Mark Twain

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes. - John Le Carre

The most important part of a story is the ending. No one reads a book to get to the middle. - Mickey Spillane

I wonder why you can always read a Doctor's bill but you can never read his prescription. - Finley Peter Dunne

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. - Robert Frost

A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. - Abraham Lincoln

If we learned to walk and talk the way we learn to read an write, everyone would limp and stutter. - Mark Twain

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. - Oscar Wilde

I gave my young nephew a book for Christmas. He's spent six months looking for where to put the batteries. - Milton Berle

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. - Will Rogers

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx

When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. - Clifton Fadiman

Devices are not dangerous for literature. People can be dangerous for literature. People, for example, who do not read. - Laszlo Krasznahorkai

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend on reading it. - Groucho Marx

Did you read about Starbucks? No more "Merry Christmas" at Starbucks. No more. Maybe we should boycott Starbucks. - Donald Trump

Accountant: 1. A noble insect; 2. A dutiful book balancer whose role within a corporation is to protect it from creative ideas. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The wise man is but a clever infant, spelling letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

The remedy for life's broken pieces is not classes, workshops or books. Don't try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive. - Iyanla Vanzant

Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors. - David Viscott

In this age of microblogging and two-second sound bites, almost no one has the attention span, or time, to read more than a few sentences. - Tim Frick

No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally - and often far more - worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond. - C S Lewis

The family should be a place where each new human being can have an early atmosphere conducive to the development of constructive creativity. - Edith Schaeffer

Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it. - Barbara Ehrenreich


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