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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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Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach

Never judge a book by its movie. - J.W. Egan

Book Jacket: A fable of contents - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Creativity is intelligence having fun. - Albert Einstein

Books and chocolate make life bearable. - Unknown

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

Every man is a volume, if you how to read him. - W. E. Channing

A good title is the title of a successful book. - Raymond Chandler

I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else. - Neil Gaiman

Preface: That part of a book which is never read. - Unknown

Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. - William Ellery Channing

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. - Frank Capra

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

People will believe anything they read on the internet. - Abraham Lincoln

Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel. - Jane Smiley

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. - St. Augustine

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. - C S Lewis

The first thing that put me on the map was my Sherlock Holmes novel. - Nicholas Meyer

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. - Marsha Norman

I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. - Charles de Montesquieu

Giving your book to Hollywood is like turning your daughter over to a pimp. - Tom Clancy

A mere scholar, who knows nothing but books, must be ignorant even of them. - William Hazlitt

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does. - Groucho Marx

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. - C S Lewis

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

I got something important here to read and sign and I gotta consecrate on that. - Archie Bunker

Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. - Stephen Hawking

It often happens that the quotations constitute the most valuable part of a book. - Vicesimus Knox

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. - Bo Bennett

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas

I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right. - Billy Graham

What other culture could have produced someone like Hemingway and not seen the joke? - Gore Vidal

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't. - Pete Seeger

You get an education when you read the small print. You get a shock when you don't. - Buck Tracy

Trouble is, by the time you can read a girl like a book, your library card has expired. - Milton Berle

It's not the cost of the book. It's what it may cost you not to buy and read it. - Jim Rohn

You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else. - Robert Louis Stevenson

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. - George Burns

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

Stalin didn't write any memoirs. He was too secretive. He was afraid people might read them. - Jonathan Lynn

It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus. - Anthony Amero

I've never killed a man, but I've read many an obituary with a great deal of satisfaction. - Mark Twain

I do like to read in bed, but because I have two kids I'm often forced to read in the bathroom. - Eoin Colfer

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends. - Cosimo de Medici

I love sushi, though I just read something about how you shouldn't eat sushi more than once a week. - Jacqueline Obradors

Parents should leave books lying around marked "forbidden" if they want their children to read. - Doris Lessing

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf in springtime. - Martin Luther

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. - Toni Morrison

My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing. - Milla Jovovich

If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed. - Mark Twain

Wanting to meet a writer because you like their books is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate. - Margaret Atwood

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature. - Ernest Hemingway

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

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. - George Lois

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. - Robert Frost

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned now to cook. - Andy Rooney

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

I took a course in speed reading. Then I got Reader's Digest on microfilm. By the time I got the machine set up, I was done. - Steven Wright

Your manuscript is both good and original. But the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good. - Samuel Johnson

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. - Charles Darwin

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

Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. - Gore Vidal

People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it's surfaced through friends and people they know and trust. - Malorie Lucich

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. - William Cowper


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