Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist.
His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.
He published his first novel, The Sun Also Rises, in 1926, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), and The Old Man and The Sea (1952), among other works.
Nuggets of Wisdom:
You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another–The Sun Also Rises
Let him think that I am more man than I am and I will be so–The Old Man and The Sea
There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that? There is only now, and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion. This is how you live a life in two days. And if you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span.–For Whom the Bell Tolls
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