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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Biography - Ludwig Wittgenstein:

Austrian-British philosopher.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Austria
Austria

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It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed 'Wisdom.' And then I know exactly what is going to follow: 'Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.'
Ludwig Wittgenstein




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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.”
Selma Lagerlöf
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Philosophy is the culture of the soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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We must cultivate our garden.”
Voltaire - Candide ou l'Optimisme
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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.”
Sigmund Freud
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Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.”
Albert Camus
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Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.”
Noam Chomsky
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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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It is clear that ethics cannot be stated. Ethics is transcendental.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
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