Bertolt Brecht

1898 - 1956

A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on people and world

One can describe the world of today to the people of today only if one describes it as capable of alteration.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

Source: Can Today's World Become RestoredThrough Theater? 1955

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on ethics

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Grub first, then ethics.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on good and life

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What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on poverty

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Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on theory

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Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on love and war

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War is like love, it always finds a way.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on death and life

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Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

Source: The Mother, 1932

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht

Mackie's back in town.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

Source: The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)1928, The Ballad of Mack the Knife (Moritat)

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A Quote by Bertolt Brecht on justice

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Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear- And he shows them pearly white- Just a jackknife has Macheath, dear- And he keeps it out of sight.

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)

Source: The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)1928, The Ballad of Mack the Knife (Moritat)

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