A Farewell to Arms Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from A Farewell to Arms
  1. #1
    “And you’ll always love me, won’t you?”
    “And the rain won’t make any difference?”
  2. #2
    “But life isn’t hard to manage when you’ve nothing to lose.”
  3. #3
    “When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.”
  4. #4
    “I love you enough now. What do you want to do? Ruin me?”
    “Yes. I want to ruin you.”
    “Good,” I said. “That’s what I want too.”
  5. #5
    “If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. 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.”
  6. #6
    “They were beaten to start with. They were beaten when they took them from their farms and put them in the army.”
  7. #7
    “I’m not brave any more darling. I’m all broken. They’ve broken me.”
  8. #8
    “The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
  1. #9
    “You will be good to me, won’t you? . . . Because we’re going to have a strange life.”
  2. #10
    “We won’t quarrel, baby. I love you too much. But don’t be a fool.”
  3. #11
    “You don’t have to pretend you love me.”
    “But I do love you.”
  4. #12
    “No, that is the great fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.”
  5. #13
    ″[T]he night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.”
  6. #14
    “Why, darling, I don’t live at all when I’m not with you.”
  7. #15
    “It could not be worse,′ Passini said respectfully. “There is nothing worse than war.”
    “Defeat is worse.”
    “I do not believe it,” Passini said still respectfully. “What is defeat? You go home.”
  8. #16
    “My life used to be full of everything. Now if you aren’t with me I haven’t a thing in the world.”

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  1. #17
    “There isn’t any me. I’m you. Don’t make up a separate me.”
  2. #18
    “The coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave but one?.”
  3. #19
    “The coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave but one?.”
  4. #20
    “I don’t want to be your friend, baby. I am your friend.”
  5. #21
    “‘Now I am depressed myself,’ I said. ‘That’s why I never think about these things. I never think and yet when I begin to talk I say the things I have found out in my mind without thinking.‘”
  6. #22
    “War is not won by victory.”
  7. #23
    “Your blood coagulates beautifully.”
  8. #24
    “I felt very lonely when they were all there.”
  9. #25
    “The questioners had that beautiful detachment and devotion to stern justice of men dealing in death without being in any danger of it.”
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