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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

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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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.
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People must help one another it is nature's law.
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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.
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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.
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Bertolt Brecht also said...


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.
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Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.
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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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Therefore, I beg you, do not let yourself become angry
For every creature needs the help of all.

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War is like love it always finds a way.
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