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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht ( ; born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht; 10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.

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    Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
    Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)

    Mixing one’s wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
    —Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)