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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

You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.
Ludwig Wittgenstein




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Die Tragödie besteht darin, daß sich der Baum nicht biegt, sondern bricht.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

French
La tragédie survient quand l'arbre, au lieu de plier, se rompt.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein




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Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
Oscar Wilde
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Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.”
Benjamin Franklin
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A tragedy need not have blood and death it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.”
Jean Racine
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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.”
Gérard de Nerval
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Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.”
Winston Churchill
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It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.”
Henry David Thoreau
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The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The Imaginary Invalid
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What strength belongs to every plant and animal in nature. The tree or the brook has no duplicity, no pretentiousness, no show. It is, with all its might and main, what it is, and makes one and the same impression and effect at all times. ”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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 - 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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