Bertolt Brecht Quote
Source/Notes: Pelagea Vlasova in Scene 10 - The Mother (1930)
Source/Notes: Plays (1963 edition)
Source/Notes: 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."
Source/Notes: The Threepenny Opera (1964 edition), Grove Press - ISBN: 9780802150394
Source/Notes: Selected poems (1959 edition)
Source/Notes: Parables for the theatre: Two plays: The good woman of Setzuan and The caucasian chalk circle (1961 edition)