Erich Maria Remarque

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

About Death

Also about
War, Sorrow, Sadness, Rain

Monotonously the lorries sway, monotonously comes the calls, monotonously falls the rain. It falls on our heads and on the heads of the dead up in the line, on the body of the little recruit with the wound that is much too big for his hip; it falls on Kemmerich's grave; it falls in our hearts.