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" A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view. "
" It is an hypothesis that the sun will rise tomorrow: and this means that we do not know whether it will rise. "
" Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present. "
" You learned the concept 'pain' when you learned language. "
" The human body is the best picture of the human soul. "
" What can be shown, cannot be said. "
" I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves. "
" 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. "
" Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it. "
" Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself. "
" There are remarks that sow and remarks that reap. "
" If a lion could talk, we could not understand him. "
" The face is the soul of the body. "
" The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference by means of which we interpret an unknown language. "
" The limits of my language means the limits of my world. "
" Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it. "
" 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. "
" Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent. "
" A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring. "
" Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony. "
" An inner process stands in need of outward criteria. "
" You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks. "
" Logic must look after itself. In a certain sense, we cannot make mistakes in logic. "
" 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. "
" Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination. "
" Nowadays it is the fashion to emphasize the horrors of the last war. I didn't find it so horrible. There are just as horrible things happening all round us today, if only we had eyes to see them. "
" Philosophy is not a theory but an activity. "
" What is your aim in philosophy? To show the fly the way out of the fly-bottle. "
" I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse. I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment. "
" It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him. "
" Logic is not a body of doctrine, but a mirror-image of the world. Logic is transcendental. "