Don't regard a hesitant assertion as an assertion of hesitancy.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)
Contributed by: Zaady
To understand a sentence means to understand a language. To understand a language means to be master of a technique.
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.
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
. . . for I know that queer things happen in this world. It's one of the few things I've really learnt in my life.
The riddle does not exist. If a question can be put at all, then it can also be answered.
Source: Tractatus Logico Philosophicus, New York, 1922.
This procedure [selecting the simplest law], however, has no logical justification but only a psychological one.
Source: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1974, 6.3631 p.70 . Pears and McGuiness, 1974
The world is made up of facts, not things.
In order to draw a limit to thinking, we should have to think both sides of this limit.
Source: Tractatus Logico Philosophicus
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