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mechack_kainda: "Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life." - Bertolt Brecht

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

SyedTaukir: Everyone needs help from everyone. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: No one will improve your lot if you do not yourself. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Why be a man when you can be a success? Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Don't tell me peace has broken out. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: 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. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Whenever there are great virtues, it's a sure sign something wrong. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Poverty makes you sad as well as wise. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Poverty makes you wise but it's a curse. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

SyedTaukir: It's all right to hesitate if you then go ahead. Bertolt Brecht HALKI SI BARSAAT FT MUNAWAR

alirazaabbass: "Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life." - Bertolt Brecht

tropicalcamatte: First pic is a key scene of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children, the silent scream is an important gestus of the play. Second pic is a detail of Picasso’s Guernica. Both modernist masterpieces breaking with realism and mimesis to convey the suffering of war.

contentmo: People who understand everything get no stories. - Bertolt Brecht

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

VictorSottile: “Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.” - Bertolt Brecht

gikkos1: Experience and Judgement (Bertolt Brecht)

SeffSaid: "Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life." - Bertolt Brecht

GMan23677156: For we knew only too well: Even the hatred of squalor Makes the brow grow stern. Even anger against injustice Makes the voice grow harsh. Alas, we Who wished to lay the foundations of kindness Could not ourselves be kind. ~ To Posterity Bertolt Brecht

alibraryimplies: In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing About the dark times —svendborg poems, bertolt brecht

tldps4: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

RachelT80364390: Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht

diabhojwani: my attempts at being a Fun and Relatable teenager are, once again, jeopardized by my increasing obsession with Bertolt Brecht

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ChrisFarrelly: Don't feel victorious about the prospect of the Prime minister going. One of these is in waiting. Horror is ahead. "Do not rejoice in his defeat, you men. For though the world has stood up and stopped the bastard. The bitch that bore him is in heat again '. Bertolt Brecht

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

ztvnz: In the dark times will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing, about the dark times. - Bertolt Brecht

2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht

Nlsbarza: Catherine Sauvage - "Nana's Lied" (Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht). "Nanna's Lied", French lyrics by Boris Vian. Piano: Jacques Loussier.

AlexGCapp: One thing I love about much of his Lieder is that I'm usually able to both play and sing it, and he has some neat musical ideas. Also loads of Bertolt Brecht texts!

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

benwwk: Bertolt Brecht, Ballad on Approving the World, / and… “..my friend George Grosz’s men with heads like bullets - You know them from his drawings - are it seems About to slit the human races gullets. I give my full approval to their schemes…”

jittuvarghese13: "Just look to your future, and see the worst!" - Bertolt Brecht

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

grtnrr: “Don’t accept the habitual as a natural thing. In times of disorder, of organized confusion, of de-humanized humanity, nothing should seem natural. Nothing should seem impossible to change.” - Bertolt Brecht Breathing in deeply today and repeating this

HarveySimpkins1: “Famines do not simply occur—they are organized by the grain trade” -Bertolt Brecht

Husain_rezai: "Those who struggle may fail, but those who do not struggle have already failed." Bertolt Brecht.

float2space: “…and longing choked me.” — Bertolt Brecht, from Poems 1913 - 1956

ratshitpunkkid: BERTOLT BRECHT AND THE NARRATOR IS A SYMBOL OF GUILT

tldps4: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

BillingbotCrit: Emma Rice's production at the Barbican made me think of Bertolt Brecht's in 1967

firstfolio: What is Epic Theater? Learn about its history and its originator, Bertolt Brecht, in today's First Folio Theatre Facts:

MovingImageNYC: In 1943, James Wong Howe teamed with master filmmaker Fritz Lang and writer Bertolt Brecht for this riveting and twisty thriller set in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. HANGMEN ALSO DIE! screens this SAT & SUN. Tickets:

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

GJanardhanRao5: Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht

BridgesBB: Last gig (blurry photo in first tweet) NCH, sharing a bill with Blixa Bargeld and Ute Lemper, doing Bertolt Brecht songs in September 2019. And most recent album, Telefís 'A hAon', which I've had on rotation since it came out, Ostalgie for the 90s New World Order & Hagiography

zbigalke: They had established the bureaucracy that helped rationalize competitive eating as a quantified, specialized realm on the far reaches of what we might consider sport. If anything, we might say that competitive eating is the quintessence of Bertolt Brecht's dictum. 5/x

avivajazz: first line of a poem by early 20th Century poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht:

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

ZacZilch: ‘Some party hack decreed that the people had lost the government's confidence and could only regain it with redoubled effort. If that is the case, would it not be be simpler, If the government simply dissolved the people And elected another?’ Bertolt Brecht

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MikeCarlton01: Bringing to mind... "If that is the case, would it not be be simpler, If the government simply dissolved the people And elected another?" - Bertolt Brecht.

ryangrainger72: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny: Alabama-Song

RaspiArduino: From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first. -- Bertolt Brecht

AnakbayanVC: 'Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.' — Bertolt Brecht Presenting the first installment of Anakbayan Vito Cruz Panday Sining committee's series of cultural works... "Ang Tunay na Halimaw" by cheesy cryptid SEE:

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

LtTimMcMillan: (16) Though virtually no one knows it, the phrase was actually borrowed from the first line of a poem by early 20th Century poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht. The entire poem reads:

ramseykhoury: "I am not courageous, only the poor have courage. Why? Because they're hopeless. To get up every morning plow potatoe fields in wartime, to bring kids with no prospects into the world... To live poor, that takes courage." - Bertolt Brecht, mother courage (1939)

iMoGalore: People who understand everything get no stories. - Bertolt Brecht

BillingbotCrit: Emma Rice's production at the National is not as good as Bertolt Brecht's in 1964

tldps4: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

beaumontbrioche: I find the youth no NOTHING ABOUT BEING AN INDEPENDENT WARRIOR…. He calls himself FILMMAKER….DID NOT STUDY ANY FILMMAKER…AS HE THINKS ALL HE DOES IS GENIUS,….YET he didn’t even know who BERTOLT BRECHT was he didn’t know ANYTHING 30 something an JUST WANTED TO BE A FILMMAKER.6

SMohyeddin: Bertolt Brecht for every occasion.

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

Pau_Dziga: In the dark times Will there be singing? There will be singing Of the dark times. Bertolt Brecht (Svendborg Poems, 1938, trans. David Constantine & Tom Kuhn)

armadill2010: Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. (Bertolt Brecht)

PricklyLash: He might as well be just a Bertolt Brecht character

_kinzafatima: “Writers cannot write as fast as governments make wars; because writing requires thinking." -Bertolt Brecht

PoetryAlive: IN the dark times, will there also be singing? Yes, there will be singing. About the dark times. Motto, by Bertolt Brecht

_kinzafatima: “In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times.” ― Bertolt Brecht

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

TheNewModernist: There are some who are in darkness, and the others are in light. And you see the ones in brightness. Those in darkness drop from sight. Bertolt Brecht

Tim_Suttle: “Little changes are the enemies of great changes.” Bertolt Brecht

RobOtto52688725: War always finds a way. - Bertolt Brecht, German poet and playwright

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

tldps4: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

Celharry: corrupted and flunky of the national and multinational companies.” Bertolt Brecht

cylocyziruzu: Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht

cat9ulthar: ‘Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it.’ —  Bertolt Brecht

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

ab2_lio: "Let nothing be called natural. In an age of bloody confusion, Ordered disorder, planned caprice, And dehumanized humanity, lest all things Be held unalterable!" — Bertolt Brecht, 1937

sovietstern: REVOLUTIONARY PORTRAITS (31) BERTOLT BRECHT (1898-1956), playwright & poet, communist without party affiliation, 1933-49 exile via Sweden, USSR, USA (dunked McCarthy), Switzerland, migrated to GDR in 1949, co-founder of Berliner Ensemble, vice president of Academy of Arts of GDR

NLCS_Languages: Vergnügungen – German Poetry Competition. Students found inspiration in Bertolt Brecht’s poem “Vergnügungen” (Pleasures) and experimented with words to write poems about their favourite things. 3rd place to Lia 8C, 2nd place to Sujana 8L, and 1st place: Siya in 8L.

rlwldnj: Why be a man when you can be a success? (Bertolt Brecht)

TheRaDR: “In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times.” — Bertolt Brecht

ervacegen: "Wanting to make the big leap, you must go back a few steps. Today goes on to tomorrow by living on yesterday." -Bertolt Brecht

jenhaley1000: A dream come true: the Berliner Ensemble, founded by Helen Weigel and Bertolt Brecht, will open THE NETHER in September 2022!

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