Oswald Spengler Quotes (22 quotes)
Prussianism and Socialism (1920)
The Hour of Decision (1933)
“One day the last portrait of Rembrandt and the last bar of Mozart will have ceased to be — though possibly a colored canvas and a sheet of notes will remain — because the last eye and the last ear accessible to their message will have gone.”
Vol. I, trans. C.F. Atkinson (1925), p. 168 - The Decline of the West (1918, 1923)
“There is no proletarian, not even a Communist movement, that has not operated in the interests of money, and for the time being permitted by money – and that without the idealists among its leaders having the slightest suspicion of the fact.”
Vol. II, trans. C.F. Atkinson (1928), p. 401 - The Decline of the West (1918, 1923)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOswald Spengler
Born: May 29, 1880
Died: May 8, 1936 (aged 55)
Bio: Oswald Manuel Arnold Gottfried Spengler was a German historian and philosopher whose interests also included mathematics, science, and art. He is best known for his book The Decline of the West, published in 1918 and 1922, where he proposed a new theory, according to which the lifespan of civilizations is limited and ultimately they decay.