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Biography - Ludwig Wittgenstein:

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

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.



Note 

Note





The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les limites de mon langage signifient les limites de mon monde.

German
Die Grenzen meiner Sprache bedeuten die Grenzen meiner Welt.




See also 

See also...



No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.

"Know yourself" is the whole of science. Only at the end of the perception of all things will man have recognized himself. For things are only the borders of man.




Quotes for: world


Quotes

Quotes about the world:


The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.





We admire the world through what we love.





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





Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.











Quotes for: Language


Quotes

Quotes for: Language


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





The language of truth is simple.





Language is the house of the truth of Being.





Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.





Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.





The language of friendship is not words but meanings.











Quotes

Ludwig Wittgenstein also said...


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





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





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





The meaning of a word is its use in the language.





Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.












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