"Poverty makes you sad as well as wise."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Bertolt Brecht on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Bertolt Brecht on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Bertolt Brecht on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Bertolt Brecht on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Bertolt Brecht on Khalil Gibran
"The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it."
"Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are."
"Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions."
"Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life."
"Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life."