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Oswald Spengler
Born Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler
(1880-05-29)29 May 1880
Blankenburg, Duchy of Brunswick, German Empire
Died 8 May 1936(1936-05-08) (aged 55)
Munich, Bavaria, Nazi Germany
Alma mater University of Munich
University of Berlin
University of Halle
Era 20th century philosophy
Region Western philosophy
Main interests
Philosophy of history

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.
Oswald Spengler
If few can stand a long war without deterioration of soul, none can stand a long peace.
Oswald Spengler
The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
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.
Oswald Spengler
Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes.
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.
Oswald Spengler