Favorite Quotations Ludwig Wittgenstein Tractatus Logico

"A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes." Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein

The human body is the best picture of the human soul. ~ Culture and Value

It is much easier to bury a problem than to solve it.

There is not a philosophical method, though there are indeed methods, like different therapies.

At the core of all well-founded belief, lies belief that is unfounded.

Don't think, cook!

Eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.

If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.

If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.

The world of those who are happy is different from the world of those who are not.

Suppose we think while we talk or write—I mean, as we normally do—we shall not in general say that we think quicker than we talk, but the thought seems not to be separate from the expression. ~ Philosophical Investigations

The mystical is not how the world is, but that it is.

The truth can be spoken only by someone who already lives inside it.

A new word is like a fresh seed sown on the ground of the discussion. ~ Culture and Value

A philosophical problem has the form: “I don’t know my way about.” ~ Philosophical Investigations