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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

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Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.
Bertolt Brecht




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Quotes about poverty:


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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Abundance makes me poor.”
Publius Ovidius Naso - Metamorphoses
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You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.”
George Bernard Shaw
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What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.”
Abbé Pierre
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Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.”
Bertolt Brecht
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Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.”
Bertolt Brecht
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He who fights, can lose. He who doesn't fight, has already lost.”
Bertolt Brecht
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What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.”
Bertolt Brecht
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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.”
Bertolt Brecht
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War is like love it always finds a way.”
Bertolt Brecht
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