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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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I read part of it all the way through. - Samuel Goldwyn

Never read a book that is not a year old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A room without books is like a body without a soul. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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

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Everything comes to him who waits. Except a loaned book. - Kin Hubbard

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. - Erich Fromm

A classic is a book which people praise and don't read. - Mark Twain

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. - Albert Einstein

If you read someone else's diary, you get what you deserve. - David Sedaris

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Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. - Mason Cooley

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

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

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

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the Doctor's book. - Irish Proverb

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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

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

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

I get intrigued by a puzzle, and writing a book is the best way to solve it. - Anthony Storr

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

Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person. - Chanakya

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

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

I might love my e-reader, but I'd never pass up the chance to browse real books. - Nichole Chase

Like the Good Book says, "Let him who is without sin be the rolling stone." - Archie Bunker

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If you're going to write a book on how to raise children, do it before you have them. - Bob McLaren

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M.D. after them. - Arnold Palmer

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. - Francis Bacon

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope. - Oscar Wilde

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. - Oscar Wilde

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

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else. - Ivern Ball

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

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. - Oscar Wilde

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The rasp of the respirator's filter were about as comforting as Darth Vader reading a bedtime story. - Andy McNab

You learn how to be book smart in school, but you better not forget that you also need to be street smart. - Harvey Mackay

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

So I'm reading a book on my new iPad, but can't the iPad read it for me? Do I have to do everything? - Matthew Perry

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami

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

If you believe you have a foolproof system you have failed to take into consideration the creativity of fools. - Frank W. Abagnale

Since I got to 80, I've started reading the Bible a lot more. It's kind of like cramming for my finals. - Vincent Watson

Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring... 'How to Build a Boat.' - Steven Wright

Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking and do something no one else is doing. - Bob McLaren

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

Beware the stories you read or tell: subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world. - Ben Okri

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

Many Muslims may not seek to kill the infidel, but they don't want to condemn those carrying out the holy book command. - Monica Crowley

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler

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

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

More people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting. - Stephen Covey


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