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.
Category Archive: Ludwig Wittgenstein
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.
Man has to awaken to wonder – and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
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 is the totality of facts, not of things.
It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed ‘Wisdom.’ And then I know exactly what is going to follow: ‘Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.’
One often makes a remark and only later sees how true it is.
A confession has to be part of your new life.
Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
For a truly religious man nothing is tragic.