“One must first of all endure.”

“One must first of all endure.”

“One must first of all endure.”
– Ernest Hemingway

from https://hemingwaythoughts.wordpress.com/

and www.craigswritingarticles.wordpress.com

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PS: This (endurance and persistence) also mirrors the themes of my personal journey and writings… though definitely without the quality of the “master writer”.


“If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as a Michaelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say,
‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”

― Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

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“The Prize”: A Tribute to Ernest Hemingway

“The Prize”: A Tribute to Ernest Hemingway