A.E. Hotchner Quotes & Wallpapers

A.E. Hotchner
Total Quotes: 10

Every man's life ends the same way, Ernest [Hemingway] had said, and it is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another. A.E. Hotchner

Back in the days when American billboard advertising was in flower [said Hemingway], there were two slogans that I always rated above all others: the old Cremo Cigar ad that proclaimed, Spit Is a Horrid Word - but Worse on the end of Your Cigar, and Drink Schlitz in Brown Bottles and Avoid that Skunk Taste. You don't get creative writing like that any more.' A.E. Hotchner

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. A.E. Hotchner

He [Hemingway] used a stand-up work place he had fashioned out of the top of of a bookcase near his bed. His portable typewriter was snugged in there and papers were spread along the top of the bookcase on either side of it. He used a reading board for longhand writing. A.E. Hotchner

On July 2, 1961, a writer whom many critics call the greatest writer of this century, a man who had a zest for life and adventure as big as his genius, a winner of the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize, a soldier of fortune with a home in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains, where he hunted in the winter, an apartment in New York, a specially rigged yacht to fish the Gulf Stream, an available apartment at the Ritz in Paris and the Gritti in Venice, a solid marriage, no serious physical ills, good friends everywhere - on that July day, that man [Hemingway], the envy of other men, put a shotgun to his head and killed himself. A.E. Hotchner

Ernest [Hemingway] was always uneasy in New York and liked being there less than in any other city he frequented. A.E. Hotchner

Each day was a challenge of enjoyment, and he [Hemingway] would plan it out as a field general plans a campaign. A.E. Hotchner

Of course we all have our limits, but how can you possibly find your boundaries unless you explore as far and as wide as you possibly can? I would rather fail in an attempt at something new and uncharted than safely succeed in a repeat of something I have done. A.E. Hotchner

We can't eat straight hamburger in a Renaissance palazzo on the Grand Canal, Ernest [Hemingway] said. The caviar will take the curse off it. A.E. Hotchner

There are bullfighters who do it just for the money - they are worthless [said Hemingway]. The only one who matters is the bullfighter who feels it, so that if he did it for nothing, he would do it just as well. Same holds true for damn near everyone. A.E. Hotchner

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