Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes

Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes: It is much easier to bury a problem than to solve it.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Quote: Philosophy can be said to consist of three activities: to see the commonsense answer, to get yourself so deeply into the problem that the common sense answer is unbearable, and to get from that situation back to the commonsense answer.
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Quotes about Ludwig Wittgenstein: Ask yourself whether our language is complete--whether it was so before the symbolism of chemistry and the notation of the infinitesimal calculus were incorporated in it; for these are, so to speak, suburbs of our language. (And how many houses or streets does it take before a town begins to be a town?) Our language can be seen as an ancient city: a maze of little streets and squares, of old and new houses, and of houses with additions from various periods; and this surrounded by a multitude of new boroughs with straight regular streets and uniform houses.
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Quote about Ludwig Wittgenstein: The aim of the book is to set a limit to thought, or rather - not to thought, but to the expression of thoughts: for 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). It will therefore only be in language that the limit can be set, and what lies on the other side of the limit will simply be nonsense.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Sayings: The subject does not belong to the world; rather, it is a limit of the world.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Saying: 'Imagine a person whose memory could not retain what the word 'pain' meant-so that he constantly called different things by that name-but nevertheless used the word in a way fitting in with the usual symptoms and presuppositions of pain'-in short he uses it as we all do. Here I should like to say: a wheel that can be turned though nothing else moves with it, is not part of the mechanism.
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Sayings about Ludwig Wittgenstein: What is your aim in philosophy? To show the fly the way out of the fly-bottle.
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Saying about Ludwig Wittgenstein: What is left over if I subtract the fact that my arms goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes: All propositions are of equal value.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Quote: The feeling of an unbridgeable gulf between consciousness and brain-process:When does this feeling occur in the present case?It is when I (for example) turn my attention in a particular way on to my own consciousness, and, astonished, say to myself: THIS is supposed to be produced by a process in the brain!--as it were clutching my forehead.
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Quotes about Ludwig Wittgenstein: In the world everything is as it is and happens as it does happen. In it, there is no value, - and if there were, it would be of no value.
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Quote about Ludwig Wittgenstein: It is truly strange how long it takes to get to know oneself. I am now sixty two years old, yet just one moment ago I realised that I absolutely love lightly toasted bread. Simultaneously, I also realised that I loathe bread when it is heavily toasted. For almost sixty years, and quite unconsciously, I have been experiencing inner joy or total despair at my relationship with grilled bread.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Sayings: Propositions show what they say: tautologies and contradictions show that they say nothing.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Saying: Every sign by itself seems dead. What gives it life?--In use it is alive. Is life breathed into it there?--Or is the use its life?
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Sayings about Ludwig Wittgenstein: What signs fail to express, their application shows. What signs slur over, their application says clearly.
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Saying about Ludwig Wittgenstein: Suppose someone follows the series
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes: Here the term 'language-game' is meant to bring into prominence the fact that the speaking of language is part of an activity, of a form of life.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein Quote: Philosophy may in no way interfere with the actual use of language; it can in the end only describe it.
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