Ludwig Wittgenstein

1889 - 1951

A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on questions

The riddle does not exist. If a question can be put at all, then it can also be answered.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

Source: Tractatus Logico Philosophicus, New York, 1922.

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on laws and logic

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This procedure [selecting the simplest law], however, has no logical justification but only a psychological one.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

Source: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1974, 6.3631 p.70 . Pears and McGuiness, 1974

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on facts and world

The world is made up of facts, not things.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on order and thinking

In order to draw a limit to thinking, we should have to think both sides of this limit.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

Source: Tractatus Logico Philosophicus

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on imagination

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

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

Source: Philosophical Investigations

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on silence

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Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

Source: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on thinking

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 (1889 - 1951)

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein

A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on good, jokes, seriousness, and work

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

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

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A Quote by Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein on attitude and soul

My attitude towards him is an attitude towards a soul. I am not of the opinion that he has a soul. . . .

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)

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