All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

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What page is the following quote on? “We are not youth any longer. We don’t want to take the world by storm. We are fleeing. We fly from ourselves. From our life. We were eighteen and had begun to...

What page is the following quote on? “We are not youth any longer. We don’t want to take the world by storm. We are fleeing. We fly from ourselves. From our life. We were eighteen and had begun to love life and the world; and we had to shoot it to pieces.”

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The quote is in Chapter 5, from Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. The page number will depend on your edition of the book. In the Penguin Random House edition, that particular quote is on page 67. The character being quoted is protagonist Paul Bäumer, a soldier in the German army. Remarque's book is unique in the canon of war literature because it does not attempt to romanticize war....

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