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Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.  - Bertolt Brecht
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Bertolt Brecht
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Referring to Arturo Ui (representing Adolf Hitler), in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1941)
Bertolt Brecht
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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."
Bertolt Brecht
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Pelagea Vlasova in Scene 10 - The Mother (1930)

Bertolt Brecht
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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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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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