On the platform I look round; I know no one among all the people hurrying to and fro. But of this bread men die. The word comrade means friend or ally and carries with it a connotation of equality. The one is but the shadow of the other. The idea of comradeship was used initially to entice these young men into war, but it becomes their own as they forge relationships of unspeakable closeness because of the horror they endure together. If you train a dog to eat potatoes and then afterwards put a piece of meat in front of him, he'll snap at it, it's his nature. But the best name for God is compassion.
Communities are to be distinguished, not by their falsity or genuineness, but in the style in which they are imagined. Francis of Assisi Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. Comradeship Transcends War In the horrifying incident where Paul kills a French soldier who falls into the shell hole where he is hiding, we see that the idea of comradery extends to all of humanity. Now he is numb and feels nothing. McGill Love: if you have to ask, it's not the real thing. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I can only conjecture what could have happened. It is imagined because the members of even the smallest nation will never know most of their fellow-members, meet them, or even hear of them, yet in the minds of each lives the image of their communion. It is not now the time but I will not lose these thoughts, I will keep them, shut them away until the war is ended. We don't talk much, but I believe we have a more complete communion with one another than even lovers have. Brezhnev If kids can forget their own mothers but still have a sense of comrade Lenin, then Soviet power really is here to stay! The army is based on that; one man must always have power over the other. We are only in the introductory stage yet, here in Western Europe. If you had, you would not be a Hero.
And good boots are scarce. Neil Smith I also had a mistaken attitude towards certain comrades. Love one another but make not a bond of love. However this irrelevant small talk simply illustrates that these characters do not know each other very well. Take twenty years of my life, comrade, and stand up—take more, for I do not know what I can even attempt to do with it now.
A red-cross sister offers me something to drink. But Comrade Appetite does not budge from the spot. Your E-Mail Address: Your Name: To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be. Apart from brief outbursts of rage or sorrow, the men are unable to properly mourn their fallen friends. Ultimately, it is this fraternity that makes it possible, over the past two centuries for so many millions of people, not so much to kill, as willing to die for such limited imaginings. I can only conjecture what could have happened.
Through that language, encountered at mother's knee and parted with only at the grave, pasts are restored, fellowships are imagined, and futures dreamed. We had to recognize that our generation was more to be trusted than theirs. We sit opposite one another, Kat and I, two soldiers in shabby coats, cooking a goose in the middle of the night. This is not because they're blind to your shortcomings but because they so clearly see your soul. There are also references to character's selfishness. Mason is seen as the provider for the company and this is highlighted by his position as chef. This is an unalterable law.
Brezhnev Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new- hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade. We are only in the introductory stage yet, here in Western Europe. Chesterton I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue, and then I will die happy. The experience of strangeness makes all your senses more sensitive than normal, and your attachment to comparison grows deeper. Lewis Comrades - We are living in momentous times. Lewis Comrades, this man has a nice smile, but he's got iron teeth. We could never regain the old intimacy with those scenes.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you, but that is not why you are a hero. These new bonds are so close that in comparison, everything else seems very far away. Lesson Summary In All Quiet on the Western Front, comradeship binds the soldiers together in a sense of unity which provides them with solace and protection amid the atrocities of war. Strength and Safety While the idea of comradeship may have been used on one hand as propaganda, it exists in its own right among the soldiers and provides them with a sense of security and strength. But I can't even imagine anything. The closeness of the bond he has made with his fellow soldiers and the uniqueness of the experiences they share makes everyone and everything else seem that much further away and separate from him.