Why be a man when you can be a success?
Quote by Bertolt Brecht
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Bertolt Brecht Quotes
What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.
First the grub, then the morals.
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
Why be a man when you can be a success
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.
War is like love; it always finds a way.
Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
As I get older I think, contrary to modern assumption but in line with the old Lerner and Lowe song, that it would actually benefit both them and society if - to quote Professor Higgins - a woman could be more like a man.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
All's the government should do is keep the taxes and regulations at a manageable rate, keep a decent standing army and get out of the way.
Everyone goes to the same exhibitions and the same parties, stays in the same handful of hotels, eats at the same no-star restaurants, and has almost the same opinions. I adore the art world, but this is copycat behavior in a sphere that prides itself on independent thinking.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
The most solid piece of scientific truth I know of is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature.
Whether a woman's running for office or she's supporting her husband who's running for office and she gets criticised for wearing open-toed shoes or for the colour of her coat, there's just a lot of history that you bear if you are a woman who puts herself out in the political arena.