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If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.

Ernest Hemingway

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In 1954 when Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature it was for "his mastery of the art of narrative most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style. The sentences build on each other as events build to create a sense of the whole.

His wartime experiences formed the basis for his novel A Farewell to Arms. They separated when he met Mary Welsh in London during World War II. He publiErnest Hemingwayd seven novels six short story collections and two non-fiction works.

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