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There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then
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"There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it"

- Ernest Hemingway

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This quote by Ernest Hemingway talks to the catastrophe of outlasting a liked one. It recommends that there is no greater loneliness than that of a male who has invested many years with a great spouse, just to outlive her. The quote indicates that when two individuals like each other, there can be no happy ending. It talks to the inevitability of death and the sorrow that comes with it. It is a tip that no matter just how much we enjoy someone, death will eventually come and take them away from us. The quote is a pointer to value the time we have actually with our loved ones, as it is fleeting and can be eliminated from us anytime.

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Ernest Hemingway This quote is written / told by Ernest Hemingway between July 21, 1899 and July 2, 1961. He was a famous Novelist from USA. The author also have 74 other quotes.

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