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For Whom the Bell Tolls Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from For Whom the Bell Tolls
  1. #1
    “I had an inheritance from my father,
    It was the moon and the sun.
    And though I roam all over the world,
    The spending of it’s never done.”
  2. #2
    “I suppose if a man has something once, always something of it remains.”
  3. #3
    “Never think that war, no matter how necessary nor how justified, is not a crime. Ask the infantry and ask the dead.”
  4. #4
    “Everything you have is to give.”
  5. #5
    “Discipline must come from trust and confidence.”
  6. #6
    “The world is a fine place and worth fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.”
  7. #7
    “To understand is to forgive.”
  8. #8
    “How little we know of what there is to know.”
  1. #9
    “There’s no one thing that’s true. It’s all true.”
  2. #10
    “There is a hollow empty feeling that a man can have when he is waked too early in the morning that is almost like the feeling of disaster and he had this multiplied a thousand times.”
  3. #11
    “You have never heard me talk much. But an intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend his time with fools.”
  4. #12
    “And if thou dost not love me, I love thee enough for both.”
  5. #13
    “Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be.”
  6. #14
    “I am thee and thou art me and all of one is the other.”
  7. #15
    “For what are we born if not to aid one another?”
  8. #16
    “This was a big storm and he might as well enjoy it. It was ruining everything, but you might as well enjoy it”
  1. #17
    “How little we know of what there is to know. I wish that I were going to live a long time instead of going to die today because I have learned much about life in these four days; more, I think than in all other time. I’d like to be an old man to really know. I wonder if you keep on learning or if there is only a certain amount each man can understand. I thought I knew so many things that I know nothing of. I wish there was more time.”
  2. #18
    “I loved you when I saw you today and I loved you always but I never saw you before.”
  3. #19
    “There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that? There is only now, and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion. This is how you live a life in two days. And if you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span.”
  4. #20
    “No animal has more liberty than the cat, but it buries the mess it makes. The cat is the best anarchist.”
  5. #21
    “Heresy is the foe of countenance.”
  6. #22
    “Now for every one there should be some one to whom one can speak frankly, for all the valor that one could have one becomes very alone.”
  7. #23
    “He did not care for the lying at first. He hated it. Then later he had come to like it. It was part of being an insider but it was a very corrupting business.”
  8. #24
    “He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.”
  1. #25
    “So now do not worry, take what you have, and do your work and you will have a long life and a very merry one.”
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