Famous quotes containing the word brecht:

    Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear—
    And he shows them pearly white—
    Just a jackknife has Macheath, dear—
    And he keeps it out of sight.
    —Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)

    To live means to finesse the processes to which one is subjugated.
    —Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)

    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 (1898–1956)