Erich Maria Remarque quote about youth from All Quiet on the Western Front - I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another.
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I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another.
 Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929). copy citation

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Author Erich Maria Remarque
Source All Quiet on the Western Front
Topic youth sorrow war
Date 1929
Language English
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Note Translated by A. W. Wheen
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