Erich Maria Remarque

German author who created many works, with his best-known novel being All Quiet on the Western Front.

About Life

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.