Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Ernest Hemingway
The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life—and one is as good as the other.
Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), U.S. author. letter, Sept. 4, 1929, to F. Scott Fitzgerald. Selected Letters, ed. Carlos Baker (1981).
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.