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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Top 10 Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes,  Austrian
Total Quotes : 26
Seed New New Word

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

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Never Boxer Philosopher

A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Fitness Soul Human Body

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

New Confession Part

A confession has to be part of your new life.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Door Will Rather

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.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Work Could Consisting

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

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

World Language Means

The limits of my language means the limits of my world.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Silent Cannot Thereof

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Battle Against Means

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Church Religious Why

Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Misleading Most Techniques

One of the most misleading representational techniques in our language is the use of the word 'I.'

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Here Pretty Sure

I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Aim Fly Show

What is your aim in philosophy? To show the fly the way out of the fly-bottle.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Flight Always Over

Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Harmony Found Metaphysical

Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Door Achieve Like

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.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Understand Talk Could

If a lion could talk, we could not understand him.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Death Eternity Infinite

Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Bad Like Very

I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse. I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Germany Mood Correct

Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world. So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany, that does not mean that people were not in good spirits, or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein