Wyndham Lewis

(1882_1957 / Amherst)

Wyndham Lewis Quotes

  • ''A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.''
    Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "The 'Vicious' Circle," ch. 3, The Art of Being Ruled (1926).
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  • ''Then down came the lid—the day was lost, for art, at Sarajevo. World-politics stepped in, and a war was started which has not ended yet: a "war to end war." But it merely ended art. It did not end war.''
    Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "Toward an Art-Less Society," pt. 5, Blasting and Bombardiering (1937).
  • ''In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of "freedom," like a bastard brother of reform.''
    Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "Vulgarization and Political Decay," The Art of Being Ruled (1926).

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