Oh! Moon of Alabama We now must say good-bye We've lost our good old mama And must have whiskey Oh, you know why!
Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)
Source: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Aupstieg und liall den- Stadt Mahagonny). 1931. Alabama Song
Contributed by: Zaady
Who built the seven gates of Thebes? In the books are listed the names of kings. Did the kings heave up the building blocks?
Source: Question of a Literary Worker (Fragen Fines Lesenden Arbeiters)
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
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