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Quote of Bertolt Brecht - Intelligence is not to make no...


Biography - Bertolt Brecht:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
L'intelligence n’est pas de ne pas faire d’erreur, mais de voir au plus vite comment les corriger.




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Therefore, I beg you, do not let yourself become angry
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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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