captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and can coast down them…. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motorcar only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.
Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades by Ernest Hemingway. (1967)
Share with your friends
More from Ernest Hemingway
Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
This quote is attributed / unsourced.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
The world breaks us all. Afterward, some are stronger at the broken places.
A Farewell to Arms (1929)
Do not start blaming who you love, or apportioning guilt, for it will all be apportioned in good time, and not by you.
Garden of Eden
Never mistake motion for action.