Quotes and Sayings about Infinite



"Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Perception, Execution, Expression, Infinite, Photography, Variety)

"The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled."
- Henry Adams
(Related: Life, Wealth, Infinite, Summer)

"All the technology of our production was still pre-War. They were sort of '38, '39 and the War had been stable and so we were infinitely behind whatever had been going on in the United States for instance."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Technology, War, Production, states, United)

"There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Time, Doubt, Infinite, Myth, Reason, Universe, Years)

"It was from them that I learned that hard work in stable surroundings could yield rewards, even if only in infinitesimally small increments."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Hard work, Yield)

"It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: People, American, Race)

"Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Time, Marriage, Romance, Creation, Emotion, Result, Will)

"Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Infinite, Testing)

"Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite."
- Sri Aurobindo
(Related: Men, Religion, Thought, Infinite, Liberty, Variety, Worship)

"Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Beauty, Infinite)

"The first attempt at a response: there must have been a fall, a decline, and the road to salvation can only be the return of the sensible finite into the intelligible infinite."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: First, Infinite, Road, Salvation)

"Thus it is necessary to commence from an inescapable duality: the finite is not the infinite."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Infinite)

"True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Heart, Infinite)

"But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Positive, Being, Infinite, Poor, Reason, Sentiment)

"Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Soul, Virtue, Infinite, Justice, Law)

"It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it to be devoured by worms."
- Christiaan Barnard
(Related: Heart)

"There is no more steely barb than that of the Infinite."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Infinite)

"To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Art, Infinite, Intimacy, Spirituality, Word)

"I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Infinite, Light, Shadows)

"Space, and space again, is the infinite deity which surrounds us and in which we are ourselves contained."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Infinite, Space)

"A part of sexuality may go to research, and a much larger part must lead to aesthetic creation. The art of the future will, because of the very opportunities and materials it will have at its command, need an infinitely stronger formative impulse than it does now."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Art, Creation, Future, May, Now, Research, Sexuality, Will)

"A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future."
- Leonard Bernstein
(Related: Day, Future, Infinite, Liberal, Man, Night, Woman)

"We are all capable of infinitely more than we believe."
- David Blaine
"If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite."
- William Blake
(Related: Perception, Infinite, Man)

"If a thing loves, it is infinite."
- William Blake
(Related: Infinite)

"The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Anger, Delusion, Greed, Infinite, Mind)

"Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Wisdom, Mother, Infinite)

"There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Ethics, Evil, Infinite)

"In the order of literature, as in others, there is no act that is not the coronation of an infinite series of causes and the source of an infinite series of effects."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Act, Causes, Infinite, Literature, Order)

"One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Ethics, Evil, Infinite)

"The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Wisdom, Father, God, Heart, Eye, Infinite, Pity, State)

"Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honours, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Greatness)

"I am so infinitely happy that he loves me so much, and I pray that it will always be like this. It won't be my fault if he ever stops loving me."
- Eva Braun
(Related: Fault, Will)

"God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: God, Affection, Appetite, Passion, Senses)

"While many people are trying to be in tune with infinite, what they really are is in tune with the indefinite."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: People, Infinite, Trying)

"However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Thoughts, Blessings, Infinite, Liberality, Will, Wishes)

"I hope and trust the infinite, the eternal, and merciful and loving God. I worship Him and feel no guilt in my heart before him for what I am going to do."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Trust, God, Heart, Hope, Guilt, Infinite, Worship)

"The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Infinite, Night, Writing)

"I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers."
- Georg Cantor
(Related: Nature, Infinite, Numbers, Opinions, Opposition)

"What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Infinite)

"Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Genius, Infinite)

"Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Greatness, Cunning, Infinite, Man, Unhappiness)

"I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution."
- Andrew Carnegie
"The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Experience, Life, Adversity, Democracy, Infinite, Variety)

"It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Art, Successful, Being, Fortune, Pursuit)

"Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Soul, Achievement, Alliance, Endurance, Infinite)

"Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Creation, Language, Laws, Principles, Words)

"You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Choice, Choices, Existence, Infinite, Infinity, Possibilities)

"The sinews of war are infinite money."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Money, War, Infinite)

"Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Happiness, Nature, Infinite, Infinity, Merit, Now, Result, Value)

"To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Being, Existence, Infinite)

"Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Idleness, Infinite, Living, Name, Present)

"Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity."
- Julio Cortazar
(Related: Absurdity, Infinite, Living)

"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: God, Dream, Day, Infinite, Sky, Spirits, Trees)

"Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Painting, Personality)

"Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Alcohol, Infinite, Patience, Stupidity)

"The world is infinitely more complex than it appeared to me 15 years ago."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: World, Years)

"The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

"Finite to fail, but infinite to venture."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Infinite)

"Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever."
- Isak Dinesen
(Related: Life, Importance)

"It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
"For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Man, Moods)

"To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Blessings, Infinite, Today)

"I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists - proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Intelligence, Fact, Infinite, Laws, World)

"Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: Friendship, God, Heart, Being, Desire, Prayer)

"To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: God, Heaven)

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Infinite, Stupidity, Universe)

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Stupidity, Universe)

"To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is, we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be."
- Leonhard Euler
(Related: Mathematics, Quantity)

"By mere burial man arrives not at bliss; and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite."
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte
(Related: Happiness, Life, Future, Infinite, Man, Will)

"The world is an infinitely fascinating, tragic and humorous place."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: World)

"We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Dreams, Advertising, American, Founding, Infinite, Mail, Play, Promise, Will)

"I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Men, Infinite)

"I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness."
- George Fox
(Related: Death, Love, Darkness, Infinite, Light, Ocean)

"We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Life, Infinite, Ocean)

"Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Duty, Infinite, Man, Reward)

"Younger anthropologists have the notion that anthropology is too diverse. The number of things done under the name of anthropology is just infinite; you can do anything and call it anthropology."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Anthropology, Infinite, Name)

"A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Knowledge, Worth)

"Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos."
- Jackie Gleason
(Related: Dreams, Power, Life, Creativity, Cosmos, Infinite, Spirit, Waking)

"I think that films or indeed any art work should be made in a way that they are infinitely viewable; so that you could go back to it time and time again, not necessarily immediately but over a space of time, and see new things in it, or new ways of looking at it."
- Peter Greenaway
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Space)

"The infinite vibratory levels, the dimensions of interconnectedness are without end. There is nothing independent. All beings and things are residents in your awareness."
- Alex Grey
(Related: Awareness, End, Infinite, Nothing)

"The new formula in physics describes humans as paradoxical beings who have two complementary aspects: They can show properties of Newtonian objects and also infinite fields of consciousness."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Consciousness, Formula, Infinite, Physics)

"Use your imagination, and you'll see that even the most narrow, humdrum lives are infinite in scope if you examine them with enough care."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Imagination, Care, Infinite)

"There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Colors, Infinite, Job, Language, Light, Shadows)

"Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Music, Infinite, Language, Possibilities)

"Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Infinite, Pain, Passion)

"The infinite God can not by us, in the present limitation of our faculties, be comprehended or conceived."
- William Hamilton
(Related: God, Infinite, Present)

"All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown."
- William Harvey
"The Unhappy may, possibly, by indulging Thought, hit on some lucky Stratagem for the Relief of his Misfortunes, and the Happy may be infinitely more so by contemplating on his Condition."
- Eliza Haywood
(Related: Thought, May)

"The past has infinite value if one learns from it."
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Infinite, Past, Value)

"The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Man, Question, Spirit)

"No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Idea, Infinite, Intellect, Man, Question, Spirit)

"I think if I had been writing fiction, where the work is entirely dependent on the writer's creativity and the potential directions the narrative might take are infinite, I might have frozen."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Work, Creativity, Fiction, Infinite, Potential, Writer, Writing)

"I find old copies of National Gallery catalogues, which are written in the dryest possible prose, infinitely soothing."
- Howard Hodgkin
(Related: Old, Prose)

"These Scriptures, therefore, are infinitely far from justifying the slavery under consideration; for it cannot be made to appear that one in a thousand of these slaves has done any thing to forfeit his own liberty."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Consideration, Liberty, Slavery)

"Genius is a promontory jutting out into the infinite."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Genius, Infinite)

"Language makes infinite use of finite media."
- Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
(Related: Infinite, Language, Media)

"Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Infinite)

"There is but one right, and the possibilities of wrong are infinite."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Infinite, Possibilities, Right, Wrong)

"Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion."
- David Icke
(Related: Love, Truth, Illusion, Infinite)

"I know that you are part of me and I am part of you because we are all aspects of the same infinite consciousness that we call God and Creation."
- David Icke
(Related: God, Consciousness, Creation, Infinite)

"I am infinitely grateful to the life which privileged me."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Life)

"A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot, the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended to dread before the Rebellion commenced."
- Charles Inglis
(Related: Rebellion, Republican, State)

"Thus passing through the infinite varieties of space we reach the Divine space which is absolutely free from all dimensions and constitutes the meeting point of all infinities."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Infinite, Meeting, Space)

"I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Sharp nostalgia, infinite and terrible, for what I already possess."
- Juan Ramon Jimenez
(Related: Infinite, Nostalgia)

"In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science)

"If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of every possible colour you could imagine."
- Diana Wynne Jones
(Related: Myth)

"Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Existence, Infinite, Self, Spiritual)

"The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance of being infinite."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Life, Appearance, Being, Fact, Infinite)

"Managers tend to treat organizations as if they are infinitely plastic. They hire and fire, merge, downsize, terminate programs, add capacities. But there are limits to the shifts that organizations can absorb."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Fire, Limits, Managers)

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Hope, Disappointment, Infinite)

"Chess is an infinitely complex game, which one can play in infinitely numerous and varied ways."
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Chess, Play)

"A human person is infinitely precious and must be unconditionally protected."
- Hans Kung
"I believe there are so many other disciplines and themes that we still haven't explored yet. It's infinite what we can apply our creativity to."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Creativity, Infinite)

"Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven."
- Alphonse de Lamartine
(Related: God, Nature, Desire, Heaven, Infinite, Man)

"I am undecided whether or not the Milky Way is but one of countless others all of which form an entire system. Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies is so faint that we cannot see them."
- Johann Heinrich Lambert
(Related: Light)

"The sovereign state has in our times become a lethal danger to human civilization because technical developments enable it to employ an infinite number and variety of means of destruction."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Civilization, Danger, Destruction, Infinite, State, Variety)

"In contrast, Christianity, while acknowledging the presence of suffering, declares that life can be infinitely worth living and opens the way to eternal life in fellowship with God Who so loved the world that He gave Himself in Christ."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, God, Christianity, Contrast, Living, Suffering, World, Worth)

"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Experience, Company)

"The ultimate creative capacity of the brain may be, for all practical purposes, infinite."
- George Leonard
(Related: Infinite, May)

"A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Wife, Christian, Eating, Humility, Listening, Lying, Man, Pride, Reading, Sleep, State, Temperance, Thankfulness)

"Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Christianity, Importance, Infinite)

"Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Infinite, Talk, Want, Word, Words)

"What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Love, God, Infinite, Past, Punishment)

"True, He is infinite Majesty, but He is also infinite Goodness and infinite Love. There can be no greater Lord than God; neither can there be a more ardent lover than He."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: God, Love, Goodness, Infinite)

"Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: God, Ability, Being, Immortality, Infinite, Man)

"In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them - that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Values, Infinity)

"The number of contemporary artists who appeal to me is infinitesimal."
- Nick Lowe
(Related: Artists)

"It took me way beyond what I knew, into places of which I was totally scared, but as I became less frightened, I welcomed new ways of thinking and approaching something. It made me an infinitely richer person, and I think a better musician."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: Thinking)

"A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Constitution)

"Do not fear lest you should meditate too much upon Him and speak of Him in an unworthy way, providing you are led by faith. Do not fear lest you should entertain false opinions of Him so long as they are in conformity with the notion of the infinitely perfect Being."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Faith, Fear, Being, Conformity, Opinions, Unworthy)

"We are the world. We are the people and we deserve better not because we're worth it but because no worth can be put on the incalculable, on the infinite, on life."
- Nick Mancuso
(Related: Life, People, Infinite, World, Worth)

"Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Education, Quality, Enjoyment, Infinite, Quantity)

"There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Superiority, Difference, Infinite, Mediocrity, Right, Wrong)

"The mind of man has perplexed itself with many hard questions. Is space infinite, and in what sense? Is the material world infinite in extent, and are all places within that extent equally full of matter? Do atoms exist or is matter infinitely divisible?"
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Atoms, Infinite, Man, Mind, Questions, Sense, Space, World)

"To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope - all those people we had to read in college English courses - to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life."
- David McCullough
(Related: Life, People, College, English, Infinite, Now)

"Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Humanity)

"I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see."
- Duane Michals
(Related: Imagination)

"The power of imagination makes us infinite."
- John Muir
(Related: Imagination, Power, Infinite)

"Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hands, and an infinite scorn in our hearts."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Infinite)

"Love demands infinitely less than friendship."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"The infinite in mathematics is alway unruly unless it is properly treated."
- James Newman
(Related: Infinite, Mathematics)

"Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Politics, God, Foreigners, Rights, Infinite, Mercy, Wrongs)

"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Infinite, Silence)

"The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: God, Infinite, Justice, Nothing, Spirit)

"Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Nature, Infinite)

"Evil is easy, and has infinite forms."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Evil, Infinite)

"It is clear to all that the animal organism is a highly complex system consisting of an almost infinite series of parts connected both with one another and, as a total complex, with the surrounding world, with which it is in a state of equilibrium."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Infinite, State, World)

"And what holds good of verse holds infinitely better in respect to prose."
- James Payn
(Related: Prose, Respect)

"The scientific and technological discoveries that have made war so infinitely more terrible for us are part of the same process that has knit us all so much more closely together."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: War)

"Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!"
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Heart, Disease, Risk)

"A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be."
- Ann Plato
(Related: Education, Life, God, Action, Future, Infinite, May, Mercy)

"Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in constructing the useful combinations which are in infinite minority."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Infinite, Invention, Minority)

"Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite."
- Karl Popper
(Related: Knowledge, Ignorance, Infinite)

"Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Fact, Infinite, Space)

"Science is Christian, not when it condemns itself to the letter of things, but when, in the infinitely little, it discovers as many mysteries and as much depth and power as in the infinitely great."
- Edgar Quinet
(Related: Power, Science, Christian)

"The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety, and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Nature, Body, Gifts, Infinite, Mind, Variety)

"Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: God, Infinite, May, Names)

"More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: God, Infinite, May, Name, Names, Will, Worship)

"Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Infinite, Living, Sky, Succeed)

"We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains."
- Knute Rockne
(Related: Genius, Infinite)

"Millions of hells of sinners cannot come near to exhaust infinite grace."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Grace, Infinite)

"Miss Austen had shown the infinite possibilities of ordinary and present things for the novelist."
- George Saintsbury
(Related: Infinite, Possibilities, Present)

"No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Infinite, Meaning)

"The number of flavors is infinite, for every soluble body has a peculiar flavor, like none other."
- Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin
(Related: Body, Infinite)

"Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Chaos, Consciousness, Irony)

"Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God. Only within Him do all spirits dwell. He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Life, God, Individuality, Infinite, Spirits, World)

"Ideas are infinite, original, and lively divine thoughts."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Ideas, Thoughts, Infinite)

"There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Books, Dogs, Germany, Infinite, Water, Writers)

"Think of something finite molded into the infinite, and you think of man."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Infinite, Man)

"When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world."
- Eric Schmidt
(Related: Thought, People, Being, Infinite, Internet, Publicity, World)

"Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility."
- E. F. Schumacher
(Related: Growth, Impossibility, Infinite, World)

"It's an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options?"
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Conservative, Infinite, Options, Universe)

"What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Work, God, Action, Infinite, Man, Reason)

"Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Peace, War)

"And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe."
- Clifford D. Simak
(Related: Time, Future, Infinite, Past, Universe)

"On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Life, Time, Consciousness, Needs, Personality)

"Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves - our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love."
- William E. Simon
(Related: Love, Time, Wealth, Commitment, Energy, Passion, Sharing)

"Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater."
- William E. Simon
(Related: Mercy, Writing)

"This invisibility, however, means that the opportunities for creative research are infinite."
- Barbara Smith
(Related: Infinite, Research)

"My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: God, Rights, Grace, Spring)

"The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Performance, Fact, Illusion, Infinite, Possibilities)

"If stability and efficiency required that there existed markets that extended infinitely far into the future - and these markets clearly did not exist - what assurance do we have of the stability and efficiency of the capitalist system?"
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Efficiency, Future, Stability)

"A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Wisdom, Benevolence, Infinite)

"Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis, depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling, than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage, I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill it into the minds of the people."
- John Strachan
(Related: People, Feeling, Religious)

"I am a non Zionist because the Jew, in seeking a homeland of his own, seems to me to be giving up something of infinitely greater value of the world."
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger
(Related: Giving, Value, World)

"Music fills the infinite between two souls."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Music, Infinite)

"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
- Hippolyte Taine
(Related: Wisdom, Cats)

"Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite."
- Ellen Terry
(Related: Art, Actor, Difficulties, Infinite)

"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Nature, Anxiety, Infinite, Leisure, Moments)

"We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Dawn, Expectation, Infinite)

"Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by, and turned to, the infinite."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Faith, Act, Being, Infinite)

"The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world?"
- Evangelista Torricelli
(Related: Balance, Infinite, Intellect, Privilege, World)

"An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others."
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
(Related: God, Children, Infinite, May)

"This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys."
- Thomas Traherne
(Related: Infinite, Moments, Space)

"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Age, Life)

"Our spiritual attitude is determined by our conception of our relation to infinite spirit."
- Paul Twitchell
(Related: Attitude, Infinite, Spirit, Spiritual)

"To generalize on women is dangerous. To specialize on them is infinitely worse."
- Rudolph Valentino
(Related: Women)

"To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities, but at the same time it suggests a multitude of distant and totally unexpected thoughts."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Time, Thoughts, Infinite, Possibilities)

"A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Thoughts, Man)

"The main thing that those two albums have in common aside from my music, which of course, a sense of it, you can recognize, it is that the bass on Infinite Search was playing much, much less like a bass."
- Miroslav Vitous
(Related: Music, Infinite, Sense)

"The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great."
- Voltaire
(Related: Pride)

"But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life."
- Alfred Russel Wallace
(Related: Life, Beginning, Now)

"The past is only the present become invisible and mute; and because it is invisible and mute, its memorized glances and its murmurs are infinitely precious. We are tomorrow's past."
- Mary Webb
(Related: Past, Present, Tomorrow)

"Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Equality, Beauty, Truth, Grace, Humanism, Infinite, Liberty, Thinking, Value, Wrong)

"Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Life, Purpose, Circumstances, Infinite, Possibilities)

"What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments lead."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: Results)

"There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: People)

"Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Soul)

"Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Time)

"Consciousness itself is an infinite regress. This explains coincidences."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Consciousness, Infinite)

"Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Death, Experience, Life, Eternity, Infinite, Present)

"I was never able to get through Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. I've never been able to make it through. And I love the Smashing Pumpkins, they're one of my favorite bands ever, but I've never been able to listen to the whole thing all the way through."
- John Wozniak
(Related: Love, Favorite, Infinite, Sadness)

"The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air."
- Wilbur Wright
(Related: Idea, Birds, Desire, Infinite, Space)

"When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Life)