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“Kilimanjaro is a snow-covered mountain 19,710 feet high, and is said to be the highest mountain in Africa. Its western summit is called the Masai 'Ngaje Ngai', the House of God. Close to the western summit there is a dried and frozen carcas of a leopard. No one has explained what the leopard was seeking at that altitude.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“Each day of not writing, of comfort, of being that which he despised, dulled his ability and softened his will to work so that, finally, he did no work at all.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“And that was the end of the beginning of that”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“He had never quarreled much with this woman, while with the women that he loved he had quarreled so much they had finally, always, with the corrosion of the quarreling, killed what they had together. He had loved too much, demanded too much, and he wore it all out.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“Please tell me what can I do. There must be something I can do”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“Now he would never write the things that he had saved to write until he knew enough to write them well. Well, he would not have to fail at trying to write them either. Maybe you could never write them, and that was why you put them off and delayed the starting. Well he would never know, now.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro: Short Story
“That in some way he could work the fat off his soul the way a fighter went into the mountains to work and train in order to burn it out of his body”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“Life is a dunghill, and I'm the cock that gets to crow on it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“You did not have to like it because you understood it. He could beat anything, he thought, because no thing could hurt him if he did not care”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“THE GAMBLER,THE NUN,& THE RADIO

I am a poor idealist. I am a victim of illusions. He laughed.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“For this, that now was coming, he had very little curiosity. For years it had obseessed him; but now it meant nothing in itself. It was strange how easy being tired enough made it.

Now he would never write the things he had saved to write, until he knew enough to write them well”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“I’d like to destroy you a few times in bed.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“If he lived by a lie he should try to die by it”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“It was never what he had done,but always what he could do. And he had chosen to make his living with something else instead of a pen or a pencil”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“However you make your living is where your talent lies”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“THE GAMBLER,THE NUN & THE RADIO

I never carry a gun. With my luck, if i carried a gun I would be hanged ten times a year.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“THE GAMBLER,THE NUN & THE RADIO

Do you have bad luck with all games?
With everything and with women. He smiled again, showng his bad teeth.
Truly? -Truly
And what is there to do?
-Continue, slowly, and wait for luck to change.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“When she goes, he though. I'll have all I want. Not all I want but all there is”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“And just then it occurred to him that he was going to die. It came with a rush; not as a rush of water nor of wind; but of a sudden, evil-smelling emptiness and the odd thing was that the hyena slipped lightly along the edge of it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“Just as, with the radio, there are certain things that you become fond of, and you welcome them and resent the new things”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“It was not her fault that when he went to her he was already over”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“How every one he had slept with had only made him miss her more”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“The one experience that he had never had he was not going to spoil now. He probably would. You spoiled everything. But perhaps he wouldn't”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“How what she had done could never matter since he knew he could not cure himself of loving her”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“No. It's bad for me. Cole Porter wrote the words and the music. This knowledge that you're going mad for me.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“You did not have to like it because you understood it.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“You know the only thing I've ever lost is curiosity," he said to her.

"You've never lost anything.You're the most complete man I've ever known”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“She had been married to a man who had never bored her and these people bored her very much”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
“Certi altri posti non erano così buoni, ma forse eravamo noi a non essere così buoni quando eravamo là.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

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