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Chapter 1 Quotes

At the start of the winter came the permanent rain and with the rain came the cholera. But it was checked and in the end only seven thousand died of it in the army.
Location: Chapter 1
 

Chapter 3 Quotes

I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and hare-tracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting. I had gone to no such place but to the smoke of cafes and nights when the room whirled and you needed to look at the wall to make it stop, nights in bed, drunk, when you knew that that was all there was.
Location: Chapter 3
 

Chapter 6 Quotes

"You don't have to pretend you love me. That's over for the evening. Is there anything you'd like to talk about?"
"But I do love you."
"Please let's not lie when we don't have to."
 

Chapter 7 Quotes

Maybe she would pretend that I was her boy that was killed and we would go in the front door and the porter would take off his cap… and we would drink the Capri and the door locked and it hot and only a sheet and the whole night and we would both love each other all night in the hot night in Milan. That was how it ought to be.
Location: Chapter 7
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 

Chapter 9 Quotes

I sat up straight and as I did so something inside my head moved like the weights on a doll's eyes and it hit me inside in back of my eyeballs. My legs felt warm and wet and my shoes were wet and warm inside. I knew that I was hit and leaned over and put my hand on my knee. My knee wasn't there.
Location: Chapter 9
 

Chapter 11 Quotes

"You do not love Him at all?" he asked.
"I am afraid of Him in the night sometimes."
"You should love Him."
"I don't love much."
Location: Chapter 11
 

Chapter 14 Quotes

God knows I had not wanted to fall in love with her. I had not wanted to fall in love with any one. But God knows I had.
Location: Chapter 14
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 

Chapter 15 Quotes

I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend to you a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success. These were three such doctors.
Location: Chapter 15
 

Chapter 16 Quotes

"There, darling. Now you're all clean inside and out. Tell me. How many people have you ever loved?"
"Nobody."
 

Chapter 18 Quotes

"You're my religion. You're all I've got."
Location: Chapter 18
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
 

Chapter 19 Quotes

"I'm afraid of the rain because sometimes I see me dead in it."
Location: Chapter 19
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
 

Chapter 27 Quotes

I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
 

Chapter 29 Quotes

"I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I've wanted to kill a sergeant."
Location: Chapter 29
Speaker: Bonello
Mentioned or related: The Sergeants
 

Chapter 30 Quotes

The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.
Location: Chapter 30
 

Chapter 32 Quotes

Anger was washed away in the river along with any obligation.
Location: Chapter 32
 
I had the paper but I did not read it because I did not want to read about the war. I was going to forget the war. I had made a separate peace.
Location: Chapter 32
 
The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Location: Chapter 32
 

Chapter 35 Quotes

"Then too you are in love. Do not forget that is a religious feeling."
Location: Chapter 35
Speaker: Count Greffi
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
 

Chapter 40 Quotes

We knew the baby was very close now and it gave us both a feeling as though something were hurrying us and we could not lose any time together.
Location: Chapter 40
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 

Chapter 41 Quotes

God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
But after I had got them out and shut the door and turned off the lights it wasn't any good. It was like saying good-by to a statue. After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 

Lieutenant Frederic Henry Quotes

At the start of the winter came the permanent rain and with the rain came the cholera. But it was checked and in the end only seven thousand died of it in the army.
Location: Chapter 1
 
I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and hare-tracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting. I had gone to no such place but to the smoke of cafes and nights when the room whirled and you needed to look at the wall to make it stop, nights in bed, drunk, when you knew that that was all there was.
Location: Chapter 3
 
"You don't have to pretend you love me. That's over for the evening. Is there anything you'd like to talk about?"
"But I do love you."
"Please let's not lie when we don't have to."
 
Maybe she would pretend that I was her boy that was killed and we would go in the front door and the porter would take off his cap… and we would drink the Capri and the door locked and it hot and only a sheet and the whole night and we would both love each other all night in the hot night in Milan. That was how it ought to be.
Location: Chapter 7
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
I sat up straight and as I did so something inside my head moved like the weights on a doll's eyes and it hit me inside in back of my eyeballs. My legs felt warm and wet and my shoes were wet and warm inside. I knew that I was hit and leaned over and put my hand on my knee. My knee wasn't there.
Location: Chapter 9
 
"You do not love Him at all?" he asked.
"I am afraid of Him in the night sometimes."
"You should love Him."
"I don't love much."
Location: Chapter 11
 
God knows I had not wanted to fall in love with her. I had not wanted to fall in love with any one. But God knows I had.
Location: Chapter 14
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend to you a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success. These were three such doctors.
Location: Chapter 15
 
"There, darling. Now you're all clean inside and out. Tell me. How many people have you ever loved?"
"Nobody."
 
"You're my religion. You're all I've got."
Location: Chapter 18
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
 
I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
 
The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.
Location: Chapter 30
 
Anger was washed away in the river along with any obligation.
Location: Chapter 32
 
I had the paper but I did not read it because I did not want to read about the war. I was going to forget the war. I had made a separate peace.
Location: Chapter 32
 
The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Location: Chapter 32
 
"Then too you are in love. Do not forget that is a religious feeling."
Location: Chapter 35
Speaker: Count Greffi
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
 
We knew the baby was very close now and it gave us both a feeling as though something were hurrying us and we could not lose any time together.
Location: Chapter 40
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
But after I had got them out and shut the door and turned off the lights it wasn't any good. It was like saying good-by to a statue. After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 

Catherine Barkley Quotes

"You don't have to pretend you love me. That's over for the evening. Is there anything you'd like to talk about?"
"But I do love you."
"Please let's not lie when we don't have to."
 
Maybe she would pretend that I was her boy that was killed and we would go in the front door and the porter would take off his cap… and we would drink the Capri and the door locked and it hot and only a sheet and the whole night and we would both love each other all night in the hot night in Milan. That was how it ought to be.
Location: Chapter 7
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
God knows I had not wanted to fall in love with her. I had not wanted to fall in love with any one. But God knows I had.
Location: Chapter 14
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
"There, darling. Now you're all clean inside and out. Tell me. How many people have you ever loved?"
"Nobody."
 
"You're my religion. You're all I've got."
Location: Chapter 18
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
 
"I'm afraid of the rain because sometimes I see me dead in it."
Location: Chapter 19
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
 
We knew the baby was very close now and it gave us both a feeling as though something were hurrying us and we could not lose any time together.
Location: Chapter 40
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 
But after I had got them out and shut the door and turned off the lights it wasn't any good. It was like saying good-by to a statue. After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
 

The Priest Quotes

"You do not love Him at all?" he asked.
"I am afraid of Him in the night sometimes."
"You should love Him."
"I don't love much."
Location: Chapter 11
 

Count Greffi Quotes

"Then too you are in love. Do not forget that is a religious feeling."
Location: Chapter 35
Speaker: Count Greffi
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
 

Bonello Quotes

"I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I've wanted to kill a sergeant."
Location: Chapter 29
Speaker: Bonello
Mentioned or related: The Sergeants
 

The Sergeants Quotes

"I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I've wanted to kill a sergeant."
Location: Chapter 29
Speaker: Bonello
Mentioned or related: The Sergeants
 

Quotes for the "War" Theme

At the start of the winter came the permanent rain and with the rain came the cholera. But it was checked and in the end only seven thousand died of it in the army.
Location: Chapter 1

I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and hare-tracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting. I had gone to no such place but to the smoke of cafes and nights when the room whirled and you needed to look at the wall to make it stop, nights in bed, drunk, when you knew that that was all there was.
Location: Chapter 3
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood

I sat up straight and as I did so something inside my head moved like the weights on a doll's eyes and it hit me inside in back of my eyeballs. My legs felt warm and wet and my shoes were wet and warm inside. I knew that I was hit and leaned over and put my hand on my knee. My knee wasn't there.
Location: Chapter 9
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy

"You're my religion. You're all I've got."
Location: Chapter 18
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Religion

I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty, Manhood, Religion

"I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I've wanted to kill a sergeant."
Location: Chapter 29
Speaker: Bonello
Mentioned or related: The Sergeants
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty

The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.
Location: Chapter 30
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

I had the paper but I did not read it because I did not want to read about the war. I was going to forget the war. I had made a separate peace.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

Quotes for the "Love and Loss" Theme

"You don't have to pretend you love me. That's over for the evening. Is there anything you'd like to talk about?"
"But I do love you."
"Please let's not lie when we don't have to."
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy

Maybe she would pretend that I was her boy that was killed and we would go in the front door and the porter would take off his cap… and we would drink the Capri and the door locked and it hot and only a sheet and the whole night and we would both love each other all night in the hot night in Milan. That was how it ought to be.
Location: Chapter 7
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy

"You do not love Him at all?" he asked.
"I am afraid of Him in the night sometimes."
"You should love Him."
"I don't love much."
Location: Chapter 11
•Other themes related to this quote: Manhood, Religion

God knows I had not wanted to fall in love with her. I had not wanted to fall in love with any one. But God knows I had.
Location: Chapter 14
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Religion

"There, darling. Now you're all clean inside and out. Tell me. How many people have you ever loved?"
"Nobody."
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy

"You're my religion. You're all I've got."
Location: Chapter 18
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Religion

"I'm afraid of the rain because sometimes I see me dead in it."
Location: Chapter 19
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

"Then too you are in love. Do not forget that is a religious feeling."
Location: Chapter 35
Speaker: Count Greffi
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
•Other themes related to this quote: Religion

We knew the baby was very close now and it gave us both a feeling as though something were hurrying us and we could not lose any time together.
Location: Chapter 40
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty

God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood, Religion

But after I had got them out and shut the door and turned off the lights it wasn't any good. It was like saying good-by to a statue. After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Reality vs. Fantasy

Quotes for the "Reality vs. Fantasy" Theme

I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and hare-tracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting. I had gone to no such place but to the smoke of cafes and nights when the room whirled and you needed to look at the wall to make it stop, nights in bed, drunk, when you knew that that was all there was.
Location: Chapter 3
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Manhood

"You don't have to pretend you love me. That's over for the evening. Is there anything you'd like to talk about?"
"But I do love you."
"Please let's not lie when we don't have to."
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

Maybe she would pretend that I was her boy that was killed and we would go in the front door and the porter would take off his cap… and we would drink the Capri and the door locked and it hot and only a sheet and the whole night and we would both love each other all night in the hot night in Milan. That was how it ought to be.
Location: Chapter 7
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

I sat up straight and as I did so something inside my head moved like the weights on a doll's eyes and it hit me inside in back of my eyeballs. My legs felt warm and wet and my shoes were wet and warm inside. I knew that I was hit and leaned over and put my hand on my knee. My knee wasn't there.
Location: Chapter 9
•Other themes related to this quote: War

"There, darling. Now you're all clean inside and out. Tell me. How many people have you ever loved?"
"Nobody."
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

"I'm afraid of the rain because sometimes I see me dead in it."
Location: Chapter 19
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Self vs. Duty, Manhood, Religion

"I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I've wanted to kill a sergeant."
Location: Chapter 29
Speaker: Bonello
Mentioned or related: The Sergeants
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Self vs. Duty

The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.
Location: Chapter 30
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

I had the paper but I did not read it because I did not want to read about the war. I was going to forget the war. I had made a separate peace.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

We knew the baby was very close now and it gave us both a feeling as though something were hurrying us and we could not lose any time together.
Location: Chapter 40
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Self vs. Duty

God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Manhood, Religion

But after I had got them out and shut the door and turned off the lights it wasn't any good. It was like saying good-by to a statue. After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

Quotes for the "Self vs. Duty" Theme

I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood, Religion

"I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I've wanted to kill a sergeant."
Location: Chapter 29
Speaker: Bonello
Mentioned or related: The Sergeants
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy

The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.
Location: Chapter 30
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood

I had the paper but I did not read it because I did not want to read about the war. I was going to forget the war. I had made a separate peace.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood

Anger was washed away in the river along with any obligation.
Location: Chapter 32

We knew the baby was very close now and it gave us both a feeling as though something were hurrying us and we could not lose any time together.
Location: Chapter 40
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Reality vs. Fantasy

Quotes for the "Manhood" Theme

I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and hare-tracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting. I had gone to no such place but to the smoke of cafes and nights when the room whirled and you needed to look at the wall to make it stop, nights in bed, drunk, when you knew that that was all there was.
Location: Chapter 3
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy

"You do not love Him at all?" he asked.
"I am afraid of Him in the night sometimes."
"You should love Him."
"I don't love much."
Location: Chapter 11
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Religion

I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend to you a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success. These were three such doctors.
Location: Chapter 15

I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty, Religion

The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.
Location: Chapter 30
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty

I had the paper but I did not read it because I did not want to read about the war. I was going to forget the war. I had made a separate peace.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Location: Chapter 32
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty

God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Reality vs. Fantasy, Religion

Quotes for the "Religion" Theme

"You do not love Him at all?" he asked.
"I am afraid of Him in the night sometimes."
"You should love Him."
"I don't love much."
Location: Chapter 11
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Manhood

God knows I had not wanted to fall in love with her. I had not wanted to fall in love with any one. But God knows I had.
Location: Chapter 14
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

"You're my religion. You're all I've got."
Location: Chapter 18
Speaker: Catherine Barkley
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Love and Loss

I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
Location: Chapter 27
•Other themes related to this quote: War, Reality vs. Fantasy, Self vs. Duty, Manhood

"Then too you are in love. Do not forget that is a religious feeling."
Location: Chapter 35
Speaker: Count Greffi
Mentioned or related: Lieutenant Frederic Henry
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss

God please make her not die. I'll do anything you say if you don't let her die. You took the baby but don't let her die. That was all right but don't let her die. Please, please, dear God, don't let her die.
Location: Chapter 41
Mentioned or related: Catherine Barkley
•Other themes related to this quote: Love and Loss, Reality vs. Fantasy, Manhood


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