Quotations on Infinite

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A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Virtue, Infinite, Possibilities, Vice)

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, Wealth, Infinite, Summer)

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
(Keywords: Time, Doubt, Infinite, Myth, Reason, Universe, Years)

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
(Keywords: Men, Religion, Thought, Infinite, Liberty, Variety, Worship)

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
(Keywords: First, Infinite, Road, Salvation)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Beauty, Truth, Soul, Virtue, Infinite, Justice, Law)

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
(Keywords: Art, Infinite, Intimacy, Spirituality, Word)

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
(Keywords: Day, Future, Infinite, Liberal, Man, Night, Woman)

If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Perception, Infinite, Man)

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

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
(Keywords: Act, Causes, Infinite, Literature, Order)

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
(Keywords: Wisdom, Father, God, Heart, Eye, Infinite, Pity, State)

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

However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Trust, God, Heart, Hope, Guilt, Infinite, Worship)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Infinite, Numbers, Opinions, Opposition)

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
(Keywords: Greatness, Cunning, Infinite, Man, Unhappiness)

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
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Adversity, Democracy, Infinite, Variety)

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
(Keywords: Choice, Choices, Existence, Infinite, Infinity, Possibilities)

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Nature, Infinite, Infinity, Merit, Now, Result, Value)

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

Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity.
- Julio Cortazar
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: God, Dream, Day, Infinite, Sky, Spirits, Trees)

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

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
(Keywords: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Intelligence, Fact, Infinite, Laws, World)

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Future, Infinite, Man, Will)

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
(Keywords: Dreams, Advertising, American, Founding, Infinite, Mail, Play, Promise, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Anthropology, Infinite, Name)

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
(Keywords: Dreams, Power, Life, Creativity, Cosmos, Infinite, Spirit, Waking)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Consciousness, Formula, Infinite, Physics)

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
(Keywords: Colors, Infinite, Job, Language, Light, Shadows)

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Work, Creativity, Fiction, Infinite, Potential, Writer, Writing)

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

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

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
(Keywords: Civilization, Danger, Destruction, Infinite, State, Variety)

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
(Keywords: Love, God, Infinite, Past, Punishment)

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
(Keywords: God, Ability, Being, Immortality, Infinite, Man)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Quality, Enjoyment, Infinite, Quantity)



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