“And I always thought: the very simplest words
Must be enough. When I say what things are like
Everyone’s heart must be torn to shreds.
That you’ll go down if you don’t stand up for yourself
Surely you see that.”
– Bertolt Brecht, “And I always thought”
[Und ich dachte immer] (c. 1956), trans. Michael Hamburger.
Image courtesy of Bundesarchiv Bild – Bertolt Brecht by Kolbe, Jörg
The prize is a better country for the people of Scotland.
And that’s only 2 days away.