Quotation Explorer - 'Bertolt Brecht'

I don't trust him. We're friends. - Bertolt Brecht
Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself. - Bertolt Brecht
Sto lavorando duro per preparare il mio prossimo errore. - Bertolt Brecht
Don’t be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht
Bei den Hochgestellten gilt das Reden vom Essen als niedrig. Das kommt: sie haben schon gegessen. - Bertolt Brecht
War is like love; it always finds a way. - Bertolt Brecht
What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone? - Bertolt Brecht
On thinking about Hell, I gather My brother Shelley found it was a place Much like the city of London. I Who live in Los Angeles and not in London Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be Still more like Los Angeles. - Bertolt Brecht
The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error. - Bertolt Brecht
Some party hack decreed that the peoplehad lost the government's confidenceand could only regain it with redoubled effort.If that is the case, would it not be be simpler,If the government simply dissolved the peopleAnd elected another? - Bertolt Brecht
Dabei wissen wir doch:Auch der Hass gegen die NiedrigkeitVerzerrt die Züge.Auch der Zorn über das UnrechtMacht die Stimme heiser. Ach, wirDie wir den Boden bereiten wollten für FreundlichkeitKonnten selber nicht freundlich sein. - Bertolt Brecht
People who understand everything get no stories. - Bertolt Brecht
Grub first, then ethics. - Bertolt Brecht
For the villainy of the world is great, and a man has to run his legs off to keep them from being stolen out fom underneath him. - Bertolt Brecht
Corpses sour you. They are bad for objectivity. - Bertolt Brecht
Sin is what is new, strong, surprising, strange. The theatre must take an interest in sin if the young are to be able to go there. - Bertolt Brecht
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is at their heels. - Bertolt Brecht
For what's the use of talking with a man who has a disease and thinks about the stars? - Bertolt Brecht
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht
He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news. - Bertolt Brecht
Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon. - Bertolt Brecht
The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars. - Bertolt Brecht
We attacked a foreign people and treated them like rebels. As you know, it's all right to treat barbarians barbarically. It's the desire to be barbaric that makes governments call their enemies barbarians. - Bertolt Brecht
Why be a man when you can be a success. - Bertolt Brecht
We're not responsible, he thought. This planet is a temporary affair. It's whizzing with all kinds of other ones, a whole range of planetary stuff, toward a star in the Milky Way. On that kind of a planet we're not responsible, he thought. - Bertolt Brecht
There are times when you have to choose between being a human and having good taste. - Bertolt Brecht
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. - Bertolt Brecht
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