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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

Quote

What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus



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Note




Source: Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

Internet Archive - Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (en)

Wikisource - Wittengenstein - Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (de)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Tout ce qui peut être dit peut être dit clairement, et sur ce dont on ne peut parler, il faut garder le silence.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

German
Was sich überhaupt sagen lässt, lässt sich klar sagen; und wovon man nicht reden kann, darüber muss man schweigen.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus




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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
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The difficulty in philosophy is to say no more than we know.”
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Thou canst not speak of that thou dost not feel.”
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia




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Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.”
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.”
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Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.”
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
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The rest is silence.”
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In time of war the laws are silent.”
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Ludwig Wittgenstein also said...


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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It is clear that ethics cannot be stated. Ethics is transcendental.”
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The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.”
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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.”
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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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