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Ludwig Wittgenstein
(1889-1951) born on
Apr 26
Austrian-English philosopher. He was one of the most influential figures in British philosophy; produced two original and influential systems of philosophical thought.
         
   
F
Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world. So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany, that does not mean that people were not in good spirits, or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.

R
Philosophy limits the thinkable and therefore the unthinkable.
A
A confession has to be part of your new life.
N
Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.
K
Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Culture and Value (ed. by G. H. von Wright with Heikki Nyman, 1980), entry in 1948.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Culture and Value (ed. by G. H. von Wright with Heikki Nyman, 1980), journal entry 1931.
N: Personal Recollections, ch. 6 (ed. by Rush Rhees, 1981), said in conversation in 1930.
K: Culture and Value (ed. by G. H. von Wright with Heikki Nyman, 1980), 1938 entry.
   


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