If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.— Ernest Hemingway
Jaw-dropping Moveable Feast quotations
we would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.
All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.
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.
Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult;
it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.
When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest.
By then I knew that everything good and bad left an emptiness when it stopped.
But if it was bad, the emptiness filled up by itself. If it was good you could only fill it by finding something better.
But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there.
You belong to me and all Paris belongs to me and I belong to this notebook and this pencil.
Since I had started to break down all my writing and get rid of all facility and try to make instead of describe, writing had been wonderful to do.
I would stand and look out over the roofs of Paris and think, "Do not worry.
You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.
I would write one true sentence, and then go on from there.
I felt the death loneliness that comes at the end of every day that is wasted in your life.
Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now.
I belong to this notebook and this pencil.
Today with the Internet, I search for film and video archives online.
It's an ever-growing moveable visual feast of delicacies from all around the world.
I am now at the age where I can withdraw a 25 per cent tax-free lump sum.
I do not put in a set amount because my earnings are a moveable feast.
A living museum must surely see itself as a locus of argument.
A breathing art institution is not a lockup but a moveable feast.