Bertolt Brecht Quotes (104 quotes)
“Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear, And he shows them pearly white. Just a jackknife has Macheath, dear And he keeps it out of sight.”
The Threepenny Opera prologue (1928)
The Life of Galileo sc. 13 (1939)
Mother Courage sc. 8 (1939)
“Would it not be easier In that case for the government To dissolve the people And elect another?”
After the rebellion of East German workers. - The Solution [Die Lösung] (1953, published in 1956)
The Caucasian Chalk Circle [in German: Der Kaukasische Kreidekreis] (1944), Scene I
The Threepenny Opera [Die Dreigroschenoper] (1928)
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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.