"We feel that even if all possible scientific questions be answered, the problems of life have still not been touched at all. But of course there is then no question left, and just this is the answer."
"The limits of my language mean the limits of my world"
He once argued that the linguistic philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein—one of the most terrifying thinkers who ever lived—was an artist because " he realized that no conclusion could be more horrible than solipsism."
(David Gates on David Foster Wallace)