Bertolt Brecht Quotes (104 quotes)
Collected Plays [of] Bertolt Brecht: Baal. Drums in the night. In the jungle of cities. The life of Edward II of England. The wedding. The beggar, or the dead dog. He drives out a devil. Lux in tenebris. The catch (1971 edition)
Plays: The Caucasian chalk circle. The threepenny opera. The trial of Lucullus. The life of Galileo (1962 edition)
“The defeats and victories of the fellows at the top aren't always defeats and victories for the fellows at the bottom.”
Mother Courage and Her Children: A Chronicle of the Thirty Years' War (1966 edition), Grove Press - ISBN: 9780802130822
“The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves.”
Mother Courage (1941)
“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.”
Collected plays [of] Bertolt Brecht (1977 edition)
Notes on Philosophy in On Politics and Society (1941).
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBertolt Brecht
Born: February 10, 1898
Died: August 14, 1956 (aged 58)
Occupation: Poet, playwright
Bio: Bertolt Brecht was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.