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Logic
Engrave this Quote The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Understanding
Engrave this Quote For a large class of cases -- though not for all -- in which we employ the word meaning it can be defined thus: the meaning of a word is its use in the language.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Philosophy
Engrave this Quote It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Philosophy
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Philosophy
Engrave this Quote The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. -- The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Photography
Engrave this Quote We regard the photograph, the picture on our wall, as the object itself (the man, landscape, and so on) depicted there. This need not have been so. We could easily imagine people who did not have this relation to such pictures. Who, for example, would be repelled by photographs, because a face without color and even perhaps a face in reduced proportions struck them as inhuman.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Prison
Engrave this Quote A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Problems
Engrave this Quote Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Birth
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein
Progress
Engrave this Quote Our civilization is characterized by the word progress. Progress is its form rather than making progress being one of its features. Typically it constructs. It is occupied with building an ever more complicated structure. And even clarity is sought only
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-Ludwig Wittgenstein


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