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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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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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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.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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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.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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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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War is like love it always finds a way.”
Bertolt Brecht
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Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.”
Bertolt Brecht
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