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Bertolt Brecht

Read through the most famous quotes from Bertolt Brecht

Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.

— Bertolt Brecht

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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

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The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.

— Bertolt Brecht

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Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.

— Bertolt Brecht

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Don’t be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.

— Bertolt Brecht


If you join the rat race — you're in the race of rats.

— Bertolt Brecht

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Sto lavorando duro per preparare il mio prossimo errore.

— Bertolt Brecht


Corpses sour you. They are bad for objectivity.

— Bertolt Brecht

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Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes

— Bertolt Brecht

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Di tutte le cose sicure la più certa è il dubbio.

— Bertolt Brecht


About Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht Quotes

Did you know about Bertolt Brecht?

He did short sketches in which he played refractory employees orchestral musicians or photographers who hated their employers and made them look ridiculous. At school in Augsburg he met Caspar Neher with whom he formed a lifelong creative partnership Neher designing many of the sets for Brecht's dramas and helping to forge the distinctive visual iconography of their epic theatre. In 1930 Brecht married Weigel; their daughter Barbara Brecht was born soon after the wedding.

A theatre practitioner of the 20th century Brecht made contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production the latter through the tours undertaken by the Berliner Ensemble – the post-war theatre company operated by Brecht and his wife long-time collaborator and actress Helene Weigel.

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