Sun Also Rises Quotes by Ernest Hemingway, Sarah Dunn, A. E. Hotchner and many others.
You ought to dream. All our biggest businessmen have been dreamers.
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.
You’re not a moron. You’re only a case of arrested development.
you can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.
A bottle of wine was good company.
Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.
It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.
Oh Jake,” Brett said, “We could have had such a damned good time together.” Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly, pressing Brett against me. Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pretty to think so?
Why does anyone stay in an unhappy relationship? Because people do. They do it all the time. And the truth is, when you’re in it, when you’re up to your neck in the everyday part of life with another human being, sometimes you don’t exactly notice how bad things really are.
I was a little drunk. Not drunk in any positive sense but just enough to be careless.
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?
Nobody that ever left their own country ever wrote anything worth printing. Not even in the newspapers.
Going to another country doesnвЂ™t make any difference. IвЂ™ve tried all that. You canвЂ™t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. ThereвЂ™s nothing to that.
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.
Everyone behaves badly–given the chance.
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.
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.