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"A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"Hell is not other people; it is yourself."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"No one likes having offended another person; hence everyone feels so much better if the other person doesn't show he's been offended. Nobody likes being confronted by a wounded spaniel. Remember that. It is much easier patiently - and tolerantly - to avoid the person you have injured than to approach him as a friend. You need courage for that."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"Not only is there no guarantee of the temporal immortality of the human soul, that is to say of its eternal survival after death; but, in any case, this assumption completely fails to accomplish the purpose for which it has always been intended. Or is some riddle solved by my surviving forever? Is not this eternal life itself as much of a riddle as our present life?"  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

"The face is the soul of the body."  (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

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