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Quotes about thought
Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it."
Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity."
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;"
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom."
Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley."
The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo."
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger."