Bertolt Brecht Quotes

- Notable Bertolt Brecht Quotes Index -

Born: February 10, 1898, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Died: Berlin, Germany, August 14, 1956
Occupation: Author

1.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
- Bertolt Brecht

2.
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
- Bertolt Brecht

3.
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.
- Bertolt Brecht

4.
Don't tell me peace has broken out.
- Bertolt Brecht

5.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
- Bertolt Brecht

6.
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
- Bertolt Brecht

7.
Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
- Bertolt Brecht

8.
Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.
- Bertolt Brecht

9.
Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science.
- Bertolt Brecht

10.
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
- Bertolt Brecht

11.
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

12.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
- Bertolt Brecht

13.
There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.
- Bertolt Brecht

14.
War is like love it always finds a way.
- Bertolt Brecht

15.
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

16.
Why be a man when you can be a success?
- Bertolt Brecht

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