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Bertolt Brecht – 16 Quotes

 

16 Quotes by Bertolt Brecht

 

The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don’t understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.

– Bertolt Brecht


Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.

– Bertolt Brecht


Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.

– Bertolt Brecht


Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.

– Bertolt Brecht


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

– Bertolt Brecht


Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.

– Bertolt Brecht


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

– Bertolt Brecht


The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.

– Bertolt Brecht


There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.

– Bertolt Brecht


Don’t tell me peace has broken out.

– Bertolt Brecht


What they could do with ’round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.

– Bertolt Brecht


Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.

– Bertolt Brecht


Science knows only one commandment – contribute to science.

– Bertolt Brecht


Why be a man when you can be a success?

– Bertolt Brecht


War is like love it always finds a way.

– Bertolt Brecht


Mixing one’s wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.

– Bertolt Brecht


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