Quotes by Bertolt Brecht

  • If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
    A man with one theory is lost. He needs several of them, four, lots! He should stuff them in his pockets like papers hot from the press.


    Theory

  • What is robbing a bank compared with owning one?


    Money

  • It takes courage to say that the good were defeated not because they were good, but because they were weak.


    Good

  • In the dark times will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing.
    [About the dark times]


    Calamities, Disasters

  • What is robbing a bank compared with founding a bank?


    Crime