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Bertolt Brecht Quotes

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"He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news."

"Boy meets Girl, So What?"

"What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough."

"Sometimes it's more important to be human, than to have good taste."

"One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life."

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

"Grub first, then ethics."

"War is like love; it always finds a way."

"Why be a man when you can be a success?"

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

"Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes."

"It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk."

"What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?"

"From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first."

"People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long."

"People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart."

"Don't tell me peace has broken out."

"No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand."

"No one will improve your lot if you do not yourself."

"Right is its own defense."

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