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Bertolt Brecht

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Biography : German poet and playwright.
Born: 1898 - Died: 1956
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
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Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.
Bertolt Brecht  






But the most beautiful of all doubts
Is when the downtrodden and despondent raise their heads and
Stop believing in the strength
Of their oppressors.

Bertolt Brecht - Lob des Zweifels  






Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.
Bertolt Brecht  



Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.




Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Bertolt Brecht  






Therefore, I beg you, do not let yourself become angry
For every creature needs the help of all.

Bertolt Brecht  






He who fights, can lose. He who doesn't fight, has already lost.
Bertolt Brecht ? - Quotation of uncertain origin  






The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
Bertolt Brecht






War is like love it always finds a way.
Bertolt Brecht






Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
Bertolt Brecht  






Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
Bertolt Brecht






Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
Bertolt Brecht






Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.
Bertolt Brecht






Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
Bertolt Brecht






Don't tell me peace has broken out.
Bertolt Brecht






Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science.
Bertolt Brecht






Why be a man when you can be a success?
Bertolt Brecht






Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
Bertolt Brecht






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






The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
Bertolt Brecht






There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.
Bertolt Brecht






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