Quotation by Ludwig Wittgenstein

When philosophers use a word—"knowledge," "being," "object," "I," "proposition," "name"—and try to grasp the essence of the thing, one must always ask oneself: is the word ever actually used in this way in the language-game which is its original home?—What we do is to bring words back from their metaphysical to their everyday use.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951), British (Austrian-born) philosopher. Philosophical Investigations, part I, 116 (1953).

The thesis that when it comes to language, ordinary use is correct use.
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