Quotation by Ludwig Wittgenstein

Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951), Austrian philosopher. Notebooks 1914-1916, entry for May 14, 1915, ed. Anscombe (1961).

also published in Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, sect. 4:002 (1921, trans. 1922): "Everyday language is a part of the human organism and is no less complicated than it."
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