The Holy Spirit is no skeptic. He has written neither doubt nor mere opinion into our hearts, but rather solid assurances, which are more sure and solid than all experience and even life itself.
An angel is a spiritual being, created by god without a body, for the service of Christendom.
But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor the breathing of someone who lay beside you in the moonlight.
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know? Ernest Hemingway
I rewrote the ending to 'Farewell to Arms,' the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied.
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Worry destroys the ability to write.
I wish I had died before I ever loved anyone but her.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason. Ernest Hemin
A bottle of wine was good company.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
I was a little drunk. Not drunk in any positive sense but just enough to be careless.
I started out very quiet and I beat Mr. Turgenev. Then I trained hard and I beat Mr. de Maupassant. I've fought two draws with Mr. Stendhal, and I think I had an edge in the last one. But nobody's going to get me in any ring with Mr. Tolstoy unless I'm crazy or I keep getting better.
I know the night is not the same as the day: that all things are different, that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist, and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.
We in America should see that no man is ever given, no matter how gradually or how noble and excellent the man, the power to put this country into a war which is now being prepared and brought closer each day with all the pre-meditation of a long planned murder. For when you give power to an executi
In those days, there was no money to buy books.
Any man's life, told truly, is a novel...
Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure only death can stop it.
If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave imp
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintry light.
Everything is on such a clear financial basis in France. It is the simplest country to live in. No one makes things complicated by becoming your friend for any obscure reason. If you want people to like you you have only to spend a little money. I spent a little money and the waiter liked me. He app