Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
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Ernest Hemingway

an American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961)

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