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Frederic Henry Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Frederic Henry
  1. #1
    “The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
  2. #2
    “And you’ll always love me, won’t you?”
    “Yes.”
    “And the rain won’t make any difference?”
    “No.”
  3. #3
    “We won’t quarrel, baby. I love you too much. But don’t be a fool.”
  4. #4
    “They were beaten to start with. They were beaten when they took them from their farms and put them in the army.”
  5. #5
    “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.”
  6. #6
    “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.”
  7. #7
    “You don’t have to pretend you love me.”
    “But I do love you.”
  8. #8
    ″[T]he night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.”