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Bertolt Brecht

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Biography - Bertolt Brecht:

German poet and playwright.
Born: 1898 - Died: 1956
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Liebe ist der Wunsch etwas zu geben, nicht etwas zu erhalten.”
Bertolt Brecht

French
L'amour est le désir de donner quelque chose, non de recevoir.”
Bertolt Brecht




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Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.”
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He who fights, can lose. He who doesn't fight, has already lost.”
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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.”
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Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.”
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