Bertolt Brecht Quotes (104 quotes)




Bertolt Brecht
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Macheath, in Act 3, scene 3, p. 92 - The Threepenny Opera (1928)
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Andrea, in Scene 13, p. 122 - Life of Galileo (1938)
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First God, in Scene 1a, p. 38 - The Good Person of Sezuan (1943)
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Song about my mother [Lied von meiner Mutter], from Thirteen Psalms (1920), trans. Christopher Middleton in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 40 - Poems, 1913-1956 (1976)
Bertolt Brecht
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Great hymn of thanksgiving [Grosser Dankchoral] (1920) from The Devotions (1922-1927); trans. Karl Neumann in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 74 - Poems, 1913-1956 (1976)
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Those days of my youth [O, Ihr Zeiten meiner Jugend] (1921), trans. John Willett in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 76 - Poems, 1913-1956 (1976)
Bertolt Brecht
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Song of the cut-price poets [Lied der preiswerten Lyriker] (1927/1933) from Songs Poems Choruses (1934); in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 161 - Poems, 1913-1956 (1976)


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Born: February 10, 1898

Died: August 14, 1956 (aged 58)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Poet, playwright

Bio: Bertolt Brecht was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.

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