„Everything that can be thought at all can be thought clearly. Everything that can be said can be said clearly.“

Ludwig Wittgenstein Fotografia
Ludwig Wittgenstein29
filozof austriacki 1889 - 1951

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„The whole sense of the book might be summed up the following words: what can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.“

—  Ludwig Wittgenstein Austrian-British philosopher 1889 - 1951
Original German: Man könnte den ganzen Sinn des Buches etwa in die Worte fassen: Was sich überhaupt sagen lässt, lässt sich klar sagen; und wovon man nicht reden kann, darüber muss man schweigen. Introduction

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„'“Everything is true”, he said. “Everything anybody has ever thought.”“

—  Philip K. Dick American author 1928 - 1982
Chapter 20 (p. 227)

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„You can think clearly only with your clothes on.“

—  Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale
Chapter 24 (p. 143)

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„Tut, tut, child!" said the Duchess. "Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.“

—  Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Albert Einstein Fotografia

„Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
From William Bruce Cameron's Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963), p. 13. The comment is part of a longer paragraph and does not appear in quotations in Cameron's book, and other sources http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%22not%20everything%20that%20can%20be%20counted%20counts%22%20cameron&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbo=u&tbs=bks:1&source=og&sa=N&tab=wp such as The Student's Companion to Sociology (p. 92) http://books.google.com/books?id=KMsB1GE8dBEC&lpg=PA92&dq=%22Not%20everything%20that%20can%20be%20counted%20counts%22&pg=PA92#v=onepage&q=%22Not%20everything%20that%20can%20be%20counted%20counts%22&f=false attribute the quote to Cameron. A number of recent books http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbo=p&tbs=bks:1&q=%22not+everything+that+can+be+counted%22+einstein+princeton&start=0&sa=N claim that Einstein had a sign with these words in his office in Princeton, but until a reliable historical source can be found to support this, skepticism is warranted. The earliest source on Google Books that mentions the quote in association with Einstein and Princeton is Charles A. Garfield's 1986 book Peak Performers: The New Heroes of American Business, in which he wrote on p. 156: : Albert Einstein liked to underscore the micro/macro partnership with a remark from Sir George Pickering that he chalked on the blackboard in his office at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton: "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."

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„Graves: Here, we can clearly see how an idea is copied!“

—  Will Eisner American cartoonist 1917 - 2005

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„No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.“

—  George Jean Nathan American drama critic and magazine editor 1882 - 1958
" Undeveloped Notes http://books.google.com/books?id=xIEcAAAAIAAJ&q=%22No+man+can+think+clearly+when+his+fists+are+clenched%22&pg=PA137#v=onepage," The Smart Set (August 1922) The World in Falseface http://books.google.com/books?id=7rlEAAAAIAAJ&q=%22No+man+can+think+clearly+when+his+fists+are+clenched%22&pg=PA21#v=onepage (1923)

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„The strength of American democracy is shown most clearly through the difficulties it can overcome.“

—  Al Gore 45th Vice President of the United States 1948
Context: I know that many of my supporters are disappointed. I am too. But our disappointment must be overcome by our love of country. And I say to our fellow members of the world community, let no one see this contest as a sign of American weakness. The strength of American democracy is shown most clearly through the difficulties it can overcome.