Quotes: Decadence

Quotes: Decadence. Via Sir John Bagot Glubb

“Decadence is a moral and spiritual disease, resulting from too long a period of wealth and power, producing cynicism, decline of religion, pessimism and frivolity. The citizens of such a nation will no longer make an effort to save themselves, because they are not convinced that anything in life is worth saving.”
— Sir John Bagot Glubb, The Fate of Empires and Search for Survival

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