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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.”

“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. Our life has no end in the way in which our visual field has no limits.”

“We feel that even if all possible scientific questions be answered, the problems of life have still not been touched at all.”

“Ethics and aesthetics are one.”

“Language disguises thought.”

“For an answer which cannot be expressed the question too cannot be expressed. The riddle does not exist. If a question can be put at all, then it can also be answered.”

“The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.”

“I give no sources, because it is indifferent to me whether what I have thought has already been thought before me by another.”

“Language disguises the thought; so that from the external form of the clothes one cannot infer the form of the thought they clothe, because the external form of the clothes is constructed with quite another object than to let the form of the body be recognized.”

“Everything that can be thought at all can be thought clearly. Everything that can be said can be said clearly.”

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