Unhappy the land that has no heroes!…

Andrea: “Unglücklich das Land, das keine Helden hat!…”
Galilei: “Nein. Unglücklich das Land, das Helden nötig hat.”
— Bertolt Brecht 1898-1956 ‘Leben des Galilei’ (1939) sc. 13

Andrea: “Unhappy the land that has no heroes!…”
Galileo: “No. Unhappy the land that needs heroes.”

 


Image: By Photo: Andreas Praefcke (Own work (own photograph)) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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