Who Said It: Hemingway Or An Email From My Grandma?

1. Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

2. “The weather is nice. The day is kind. You, my love, are lovely.”

3. “Believe in yourself and you will be set free. But freedom is a fickle thing.”

4. “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”

5. “A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”

6. “The table was set. The glasses were fine and the food delicious. For me though, it was too much.”

7. “In order to write about life first you must live it.”

8. “You gotta find that courage within yourself. Without it, you’re nothing.”

9. “I sat staring out the window today. Life passing me by. My memories my companion.”

10. “Why, darling, I don’t live at all when I’m not with you.”

Hemingway: 1, 4, 5, 7, 10
Grandma: 2, 3, 6, 8, 9

Bonus Round: Mark Twain Quote or My Weird Uncle?

1. “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

2. “You can go to business school, but only if you hate yourself.”

3. “Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.”

4. “Get yourself together, and don’t make the same kind of show you did last year. Thanksgiving is for drinking, sure — but only sort of.”

5. “A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”

6. “The lack of money is the root of all evil.”

7. “You’re seriously going to dress the dog up like that?”

8. “You don’t need much in this world besides booze and books.”

9. “It ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.”

10. “When your friends start to flatter you about how smart you are, it means you’re not all that smart.”

Twain: 1, 3, 5, 6, 9
Uncle: 2, 4, 7, 8, 10

image – Christine Zenino

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