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This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. ---->>>

Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes. ---->>>

If few can stand a long war without deterioration of soul, none can stand a long peace. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I maintain that many an inventor, many a diplomat, many a financier is a sounder philosopher than all those who practice the dull craft of experimental psychology. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: May 29, 1880
Birthplace: Blankenburg, Duchy of Brunswick, German Empire
Die: 05-08, 1936
Occupation: Philosopher

Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler (29 May 1880 – 8 May 1936) was a German historian and philosopher of history whose interests included mathematics, science, and art. He is best known for his book The Decline of the West (Der Untergang des Abendlandes), published in 1918 and 1922, covering all of world history (wikipedia)