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Biography - Bertrand Russell:

British philosopher, logician and mathematician.
Born: 1872 - Died: 1970
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits




Translation  

Translation

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German
Die Sprache ist nicht nur dazu da, Gedanken auszudrücken, sondern Gedanken zu ermöglichen, die ohne sie gar nicht existieren könnten.”
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits

French
Le langage sert non seulement à exprimer les pensées, mais aussi à rendre possibles des pensées qui ne pourraient exister sans lui.”
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits




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Language can also be compared with a sheet of paper: thought is the front and the sound the back; one cannot cut the front with out cutting the back at the same time; likewise in language, one can neither divide sound from thought nor thought from sound;”
Ferdinand de Saussure - Course in General Linguistics




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Quotes about thought:



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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Quotes for: Language:



Quotes for: Language

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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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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
Mark Twain
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Language is the house of the truth of Being.”
Martin Heidegger
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The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Bertrand Russell also said...


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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
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Humankind has become so much one family that we cannot ensure our own prosperity except by ensuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy.”
Bertrand Russell
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”
Bertrand Russell
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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