Bertolt Brecht Quotes (130 quotes)
Pelagea Vlasova in Scene 10 - The Mother (1930)
“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.”
Attributed. A similar quotation was found in "Jim Jam Jems, Volume 3" (Clark and Crockard., 1914): "They are pursuing a phantom when the real substance of all happiness is right at hand."
The Threepenny Opera (1964 edition), Grove Press - ISBN: 9780802150394
Selected poems (1959 edition)
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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.