Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein

A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgement.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For a large class of cases -- though not for all -- in which we employ the word meaning it can be defined thus: the meaning of a word is its use in the language.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Someone who knows too much finds it hard not to lie.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our civilization is characterized by the word progress. Progress is its form rather than making progress being one of its features. Typically it constructs. It is occupied with building an ever more complicated structure. And even clarity is sought onlyMore Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If a person tells me he has been to the worst places I have no reason to judge him; but if he tells me it was his superior wisdom that enabled him to go there, then I know he is a fraud.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In order to be able to set a limit to thought, we should have to find both sides of the limit thinkable (i.e. we should have to be able to think what cannot be thought).More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man has to awaken to wonder -- and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One often makes a remark and only later sees how true it is.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For a truly religious man nothing is tragic.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are remarks that sow and remarks that reap.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion.More Ludwig Wittgenstein [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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