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Quote on the Perspective of War Through the Eyes of Rich People

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"The wisest were just the poor and simple people. They knew the war to be a misfortune, whereas those who were better off, and should have been able to see more clearly what the consequences would be, were beside themselves with joy. Katczinsky said that was a result of their upbringing. It made them stupid. And what Kat said, he had thought about." Chapter 1, pg. 11

-Erich Maria Remarque, "All Quiet on the Western Front"
 

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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." Chapter 10, pg. 263

-Erich Remarque, "All Quiet on the Western Front"
 

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You forgot to qoute war from some poor people? :spin:
 
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