Sun Also Rises Quotes by Ernest Hemingway, Zelda Fitzgerald, A. E. Hotchner, Elizabeth Olsen, Elizabeth Wurtzel, Sarah Dunn and many others.
I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.
You’re an expatriate. You’ve lost touch with the soil. You get precious. Fake European standards have ruined you. You drink yourself to death. You become obsessed by sex. You spend all your time talking, not working. You are an expatriate, see? You hang around cafTs.
It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.
[“The Sun Also Rises” is about] bullfighting, bullslinging and bullsh[*]t.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
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.
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.
You ought to dream. All our biggest businessmen have been dreamers.
‘The Sun Also Rises’ by Ernest Hemingway is my favorite book. You feel manly reading it.
Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.
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?
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.
Enjoying living was learning to get your money’s worth and knowing when you had it.
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 mistrust all frank and simple people, especially when their stories hold together
There is a classic moment in вЂThe Sun Also RisesвЂ™ when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt, and all he can say in response is, вЂњGradually and then suddenly.вЂќ When someone asks how I lost my mind, thatвЂ™s all I can say too.
Everyone behaves badly–given the chance.
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