Bertolt Brecht Quotes (104 quotes)
Parables for the theatre: Two plays: The good woman of Setzuan and The caucasian chalk circle (1961 edition)
The Singer, in The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1944), Prologue
“People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.”
In the Jungle of Cities (~ 1921-1924)
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)
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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.
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“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”