Ludwig wittgenstein Quotes

"If a lion could talk,...

"If a lion could talk, we could not understand him." -Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Not HOW the world is, ...

Not HOW the world is, is the mystery, but THAT it is. -Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"I don't know why we are here, but I'...

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves." β€” Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one m...

"Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must remain silent" -Ludwig Wittgenstein, Proposition 7, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
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"Philosophy is a battle against the...

"Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language." β€” Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"If we spoke a different languag...

"If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world." -- Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"I don't know why we are here, but I'...

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

"He who lives in the present lives in eternity." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"If people did not sometimes do si...

"If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's...

"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 it." -Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"Hell isn't other people...

"Hell isn't other people. Hell is yourself." - Ludwig Wittgenstein (on Sartre)
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β€œA serious and good philosophical ...

β€œA serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.” β€” Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"The real question of life after death isn't w...

"The real question of life after death isn't whether or not it exists, but even if it does what problem this really solves." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"There are, indeed, things that cannot be put into words. They make thems...

"There are, indeed, things that cannot be put into words. They make themselves manifest. They are what is mystical. What we cannot speak about we must consign to silence." - Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
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"We learn by rearr...

"We learn by rearranging what we know." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"When we can't think fo...

"When we can't think for ourselves, we can always quote" Ludwig Wittgenstein
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β€œNothing is so difficu...

β€œNothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein
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'... is some riddle so...

'... is some riddle solved by my surviving forever?' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"The limits of my langua...

"The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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'Just improve yourself; that is...

'Just improve yourself; that is the only thing you can do to better the world.' - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"The limits of my langua...

"The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"There is no common sense answer to a philosophical problem. One can defend common sense agai...

"There is no common sense answer to a philosophical problem. One can defend common sense against the attacks of philosophers only by solving their puzzles; i.e., by curing them of the temptation to attack common sense; not by restating the views of common sense." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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What has to be overcome is not...

What has to be overcome is not difficulty of the intellect but of the will. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"We are asleep. Our life is a dream. But...

"We are asleep. Our life is a dream. But we wake up, sometimes, just enough to know that we are dreaming." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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We are asleep. Our Life is a dream. But...

We are asleep. Our Life is a dream. But we wake up sometimes, just enough to know that we are dreaming. -Ludwig Wittgenstein
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I am sitting with a philosopher in the garden; he says again and again 'I know that tha...

I am sitting with a philosopher in the garden; he says again and again 'I know that that’s a tree', pointing to a tree that is near us. Someone else arrives and hears this, and I tell him: 'This fellow isn’t insane. We are only doing philosophy'. -Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"Philosophy is not a ...

"Philosophy is not a theory, but an activity." β€” Ludwig Wittgenstein,
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"Uttering a word is like striki...

"Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination." - Ludwig Wittgenstein -
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β€œWe feel that even if all possible scientific q...

β€œWe feel that even if all possible scientific questions be answered, the problems of life have still not been touched at all.” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
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β€œIf we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal ...

β€œIf we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein
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