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"...and then I told him, 'But at this rate almost everything one says, except things like "Pass the marmalade" or "There's a cat on the roof", turns out to be a sort of lie.'
Hugo pondered this. 'I think it is so,' he said with seriousness.
'In that case one oughtn't to talk,' I said.
'I think perhaps one oughtn't to,' said Hugo, and he was deadly serious."

Iris Murdoch "Under the Net"

"Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muß man schweigen."

L. Wittgenstein "Logisch-philosophische Abhandlung"