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Never confuse movement with action.

Never confuse movement with action. – Ernest Hemingway What does that mean? This quote was related in the book by Marlene Dietrich, who added “In those five words he gave me a whole philosophy.” Let’s start with movement. Movement can be anything which causes a change in the situation, whether it’s the deck chairs on […]

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There’s nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility is being superior to your former self

There’s nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility is being superior to your former self. – Hemingway What does that mean? This quote is also attributed to Elijah Wood, who is a bit younger than the Ernest Hemingway. When I find a quote with multiple attributions, I usually go with the […]

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