I can't stand it to think my life is going so fast and I'm not really living it.— Ernest Hemingway
Jaw-dropping Sun Also Rises quotations
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.
You ought to dream. All our biggest businessmen have been dreamers.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Don't you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you're not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you've lived nearly half the time you have to live already?
A bottle of wine was good company.
you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
The sun rises every morning and sheds light, vanquishing the night's darkness.
The rooster also rises every morning only, unlike the sun, he simply makes noise. But the darkness of the night is dispelled by sunshine, not by the rooster's crowing. The world can use more light and less noise. Wherever I can, I want to be light.
["The Sun Also Rises" is about] bullfighting, bullslinging and bullsh[*]t.
Never fall in love?" "Always," said the count. "I am always in love.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
You're not a moron. You're only a case of arrested development.
Everyone behaves badly--given the chance.
I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
From the time I read my first Hemingway work, The Sun Also Rises, as a student at Soldan High School in St. Louis, I was struck with an affliction common to my generation: Hemingway Awe.
'The Sun Also Rises' by Ernest Hemingway is my favorite book. You feel manly reading it.
Going to another country doesn’t make any difference.
I’ve tried all that. You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. There’s nothing to that.
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
The reappearance of the crescent moon after the new moon;
the return of the Sun after a total eclipse, the rising of the Sun in the morning after its troublesome absence at night were noted by people around the world; these phenomena spoke to our ancestors of the possibility of surviving death. Up there in the skies was also a metaphor of immortality.
I mistrust all frank and simple people, especially when their stories hold together
There is a classic moment in ‘The Sun Also Rises’ when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt, and all he can say in response is, “Gradually and then suddenly.” When someone asks how I lost my mind, that’s all I can say too.
Our greatest glory is not in never failling but in rising every time we fall.
I did not care what it was all about.
All I wanted to know was how to live in it. Maybe if you found out how to live in it you learned from that what is was all about.
It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.
Nobody that ever left their own country ever wrote anything worth printing.
Not even in the newspapers.
In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.
I was a little drunk. Not drunk in any positive sense but just enough to be careless.
That seemed to handle it. That was it. Send a girl off with one man. Introduce her to another to go off with him. Now go and bring her back. And sign the wire with love. That was it all right. I went in to lunch.
Enjoying living was learning to get your money's worth and knowing when you had it.
You need to know what to do when the sun is not shining.
It was like certain dinners I remember from the war.
There was much wine, an ignored tension, and a feeling of things coming that you could not prevent happening. Under the wine I lost the disgusted feeling and was happy. It seemed they were all such nice people.
I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience -- it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
In all Gabriel’s life he could not remember his brother giving even the prettiest of Shadowhunter girls a second glance. Yet he looked at this scarred mundane servant as if she were the sun rising. It was inexplicable, but it was also undeniable. He could see the horror on his brother’s face as Sophie’s good opinion of him shattered before his eyes.
When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.
Even as the Sun doth not wait for prayers and incantations to rise, but shines forth and is welcomed by all: so thou also wait not for clapping of hands and shouts and praise to do thy duty; nay, do good of thine own accord, and thou wilt be loved like the Sun.
There are times in a person's life when he or she must make a choice to believe.
I choose to believe the sun will rise tomorrow. I also choose to believe that if you go to bed hungry you will wake up ready to eat. I've met a group of men in a faraway country who choose to believe that if you stand on a tree stump for an hour you will gain sympathy for trees. I am already quite sympathetic to trees, so I choose to think they are bonkers.