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Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes and Sayings

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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's
unlocked and opens inwards;
as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Don't get involved in partial problems,
but always take flight to where there is a free view
over the whole single great problem,
even if this view is still not a clear one.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

What can be shown, cannot be said.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

Propositions show what they say: tautologies and contradictions
show that they say nothing.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not
to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A new word is like a fresh seed sown on the ground of the discussion.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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The world is independent of my will.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse.
I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am
not thrown off at this very moment.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgement.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

It is an hypothesis that the sun will rise tomorrow:
and this means that we do not know whether it will rise.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our
intelligence by means of language.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting
when you are walking in the snow.
You doze off and die in your sleep.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A philosophical problem has the form:
I don't know my way about.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics
of reproduction are so vastly improved,
there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The face is the soul of the body.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to
look and see how it does it.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in
a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion
is an exhibition to public view.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions
is like a boxer who never goes into the ring.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The world is the totality of facts, not of things.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that
it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Man has to awaken to wonder - and so perhaps do peoples.
Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness,
but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

An inner process stands in need of outward criteria.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

One of the most misleading representational techniques
in our language is the use of the word 'I.'
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

When one is frightened of the truth then it is never
the whole truth that one has an inkling of.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A serious and good philosophical work could be written
consisting entirely of jokes.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

One often makes a remark and only later sees how true it is.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

If a lion could talk, we could not understand him.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference
by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A confession has to be part of your new life.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A picture is a fact.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Logic must look after itself.
In a certain sense, we cannot make mistakes in logic.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The limits of my language means the limits of my world.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

You learned the concept 'pain' when you learned language.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

For a truly religious man nothing is tragic.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought
and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

There are remarks that sow and remarks that reap.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Someone who knows too much finds it hard not to lie.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending,
breaks.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

What is your aim in philosophy? To show the fly the
way out of the fly-bottle.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Logic is not a body of doctrine, but a mirror-image of the world.
Logic is transcendental.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

It seems to me that, in every culture,
I come across a chapter headed "Wisdom."
And then I know exactly what is going to follow:
"Vanity of vanities,
all is vanity."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Not every religion has to have St.
Augustine's attitude to sex.
Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church,
everyone present knows what is going to happen that night,
but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop
doing philosophy when I want to.
The one that gives philosophy peace,
so that it is no longer tormented by questions which
bring itself into question.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock:
each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing,
only when everything is in place does the door open.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Nowadays it is the fashion to emphasize the horrors of the last war.
I didn't find it so horrible.
There are just as horrible things happening all round us today,
if only we had eyes to see them.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world.
So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany,
that does not mean that people were not in good spirits,
or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death.
If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness,
then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.
- Osho

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

The very essence of instinct is that
it's followed independently of reason.
- Charles Darwin

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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