"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."

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"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."

I've read so many Hemingway biography's and so many of his novels, and short stories ... and just things about his life, as well as his death (I have the book, "Final Drafts") ... so I can actually find the irony in this statement. sigh!

I've read so many Hemingway biography's and so many of his novels, and short stories ... and just things about his life, as well as his death (I have the book, "Final Drafts") ... so I can actually find the irony in this statement. sigh!

We are all broken. That's how light gets in. Ernest Hemingway. #quotes #literature #hemingway

We are all broken. That's how light gets in. Ernest Hemingway. #quotes #literature #hemingway

“I always worked until I had something done and I always stopped when I knew what was going to happen next. That way I could be sure of going on the next day.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“I always worked until I had something done and I always stopped when I knew what was going to happen next. That way I could be sure of going on the next day.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemingway: No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.

Ernest Hemingway: No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.

Ernest Hemingway with Pio Baroja y Nessi shortly before his death.

Ernest Hemingway with Pio Baroja y Nessi shortly before his death.

"Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure, only death can stop it." ~ Hemingway

"Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure, only death can stop it." ~ Hemingway

Hemingway on writing: Seven Quotes--- mostly pinning because I adore this picture of Mr. Macho prancing about.

Hemingway on writing: Seven Quotes--- mostly pinning because I adore this picture of Mr. Macho prancing about.

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