Wherever you look online, though, there's no specific attribution to a letter, diary, speech or book. So it might be something he never said. Doesn't it sound a bit too, well, life-affirming for Hemingway?
Not long ago I was at my dentist's office getting my teeth cleaned. The hygienist, who has gone back to community college to further her education, had a grammar question for me that arose from a history class.
Every writer I know has assembled a collection of quotes from famous authors that inspire their writerly souls. As an author, a conference attendee, and a conference organizer, I've culled plenty of advice over the years. Here are a few of my favorites.