Ernest Hemingway Quote

The worst death for anyone is to lose the center of his being, the thing he really is. Whether by choice or by fate, to retire from what you do — and what you do that makes you what you are — is to back up into the grave. Retirement is the filthiest word in the language.


Pt. 3, Ch.12 - Papa Hemingway (1966)

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The worst death for anyone is to lose the center of his being, the thing he really is. Whether by choice or by fate, to retire from what you do —...

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The worst death for anyone is to lose the center of his being, the thing he really is. Whether by choice or by fate, to retire from what you do —...

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The worst death for anyone is to lose the center of his being, the thing he really is. Whether by choice or by fate, to retire from what you do —...

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The worst death for anyone is to lose the center of his being, the thing he really is. Whether by choice or by fate, to retire from what you do —...