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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

A big book is a big bore. - Callimachus

Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach

You live several lives while reading. - William Styron

Books and chocolate make life bearable. - Unknown

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. - Sylvia Plath

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. - Unknown

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

Anybody who doesn't like this book is healthy. - Groucho Marx

I wanna read ya something right out of the allamac. - Archie Bunker

Book Ends: The part of a book many girls read first - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away. - Emily Dickinson

No wonder the teacher knows so much - she has the book. - Edgar W Howe

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

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

The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell. - American Proverb

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

Thinnest Book in the World: 'What Men Know About Women' - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

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

Show me where Stalin is born, and I'll show you a communist plot. - George S. Kaufman

I don't discriminate against sushi. It's all good in my book. - Billy Horschel

Books should be tried by a judge and jury as though they were crimes. - Samuel Butler

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. - B.F. Skinner

My problem with reading books is that I get distracted. By other books. - Unknown

Out of suffering comes creativity. You cannot spell painting without pain. - John Lithgow

I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once. - C S Lewis

A good book is like an unreachable itch. You just can't leave it alone. - Laura Bush

Better one line that will survive the author than a hundred books outlived. - Unknown

Books are no different from goats - they enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn. - Kate Bernheimer

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

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

For those of you who haven't read the book, it's been published tomorrow. - David Frost

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

Books of poetry by young writers are usually promissory notes that are never met. - Oscar Wilde

The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. - Northrop Frye

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. - Oscar Wilde

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. - Rita Mae Brown

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? - Bette Midler

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

Bookworm: A person who would rather read than eat, or a worm that would rather eat than read - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Reading Christians are growing Christians. When Christians cease to read, they cease to grow. - John Wesley

When a book and a head come into contact and one of them sounds hollow, is it always the book? - Arthur Schopenhauer

Yearbook: A book containing student pictures that will keep getting nerdier as the years go by - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. - Oscar Wilde

An author in his book must be like God in the universe: present everywhere and visible nowhere. - Gustave Flaubert

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

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocket book groans more loudly than an empty stomach. - Franklin D Roosevelt

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - G M Trevelyan

I fell asleep reading a dull book, and I dreamed that I was reading on, so I awoke from sheer boredom. - Heinrich Neine

Truth is always present; it only needs to lift the iron lids of the mind's eye to read its oracles. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. - Joe Ryan

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed - and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet. - Robertson Davies

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. - Charles Mingus

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half. - Gore Vidal

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

I challenge you to make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to. - Toni Sorenson

Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

If you think that praise is due, now's the time to show it, 'cause a man can't read his tombstone when he's dead. - Unknown

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and I think, "Well, that's not going to happen." - Unknown

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

When I studied graphic design, I learned a valuable lesson: There's no perfect answer to the puzzle, and creativity is a renewable resource. - Biz Stone


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