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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.
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.

Because our goals are not lofty but illusory, our problems are not difficult, but nonsensical.
Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
One often makes a remark and only later sees how true it is.
Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Notebooks 1914 --1916, entry for 13 Oct. 1914. (ed. by Anscombe, 1961; also in Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, sct. 5:473, 1921, tr. 1922).
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Philosophical Investigations
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: Culture and Value (ed. by G. H. von Wright and Heikki Nyman, 1980), 1939 --40 journal entry.

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