There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly in the only heritage he has to leave.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Ernest Hemingway

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

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