Who built the seven gates of Thebes? In the books are listed the names of kings. Did the kings heave up the building blocks?
Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)
Source: Question of a Literary Worker (Fragen Fines Lesenden Arbeiters)
Contributed by: Zaady
One can describe the world of today to the people of today only if one describes it as capable of alteration.
Source: Can Today's World Become RestoredThrough Theater? 1955
Grub first, then ethics.
What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough.
Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.
Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
War is like love, it always finds a way.
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.
Source: The Mother, 1932
Mackie's back in town.
Source: The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)1928, The Ballad of Mack the Knife (Moritat)
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