But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
Never mistake motion for action.
All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
You're beautiful, like a May fly.
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.