Gil: I'm having trouble because I'm a Hollywood hack who never gave real literature a shot.
Ernest Hemingway: No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway: It was a good book because it was an honest book, and that's what war does to men. And there's nothing fine and noble about dying in the mud unless you die gracefully. And then it's not only noble but brave.
Inez: You always take the side of the help. That's why Daddy says you're a communist.