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Quotation by Ernest Hemingway
You write a book like that that you're fond of over the years, then you see that happen to it, it's like pissing in your father's beer.
Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), U.S. author. Quoted in A.E. Hotchner, Papa Hemingway, 1966 edition (1966).
Hemingway made this remark after seeing David O. Selznick's remake of A Farewell to Arms (1957).
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