Quotations on Infinity
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Height, width, and depth are the three phenomena which I must transfer into one plane to form the abstract surface of the picture, and thus to protect myself from the infinity of space.
- Max Beckmann
(Keywords: Infinity, Space)
To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Eternity, Heaven, Infinity, World)
To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Eternity, Heaven, Infinity, World)
Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire - in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Infinity, Living, Stars)
And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
- Bruce Catton
(Keywords: Infinity, Will)
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)
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Gods, Infinity, Mystery)
It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.
- Ariel Durant
(Keywords: Infinity, Now)
The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.
- Michael Jackson
(Keywords: Life, Creation, Expression, Infinity, Meaning, Present)
There could be no better time to fully integrate Infinity with Viacom's tremendous portfolio of assets. Infinity is performing at record levels and continues to generate a tremendous amount of free cash flow that will now fully benefit Viacom.
- Mel Karmazin
(Keywords: Time, Infinity, Now, Will)
Humanity is made up of an infinity of different individuals. Each of us travels for motives exclusively his own.
- Ella Maillart
(Keywords: Humanity, Infinity, Motives)
Each work has its own space, which should neither be conceived as a sort of cage nor regarded as extending to infinity.
- Marino Marini
(Keywords: Work, Infinity, Space)
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
- Jacques Maritain
(Keywords: Idea, Infinity, Labor, Right)
Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
- Thomas Merton
(Keywords: Vision, Act, Desire, Fulfillment, Infinity, Labor, Limits, Loneliness, Obscurity)
By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
- Thomas More
(Keywords: Life, Nature, Vision, Infinity, Spiritual)
Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth.
- Marston Morse
(Keywords: Beauty, Earth, Infinity, Mathematics, Play, Result, Unconscious)
The last proceeding of reason is to recognize that there is an infinity of things which are beyond it. There is nothing so conformable to reason as this disavowal of reason.
- Blaise Pascal
(Keywords: Infinity, Nothing, Reason)
If any philosopher had been asked for a definition of infinity, he might have produced some unintelligible rigmarole, but he would certainly not have been able to give a definition that had any meaning at all.
- Bertrand Russell
(Keywords: Infinity, Meaning)
There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.
- Rod Serling
(Keywords: Science, Infinity, Light, Man, Shadow, Space, Superstition)
I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Keywords: Arguments, Infinity, Intellect)
If the infinity of the sea may call out thus, perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him, too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious; and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Keywords: Life, Infinity, Man, May, Old, Sea)
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
(Keywords: Thoughts, Awareness, Consciousness, Infinity, Meditation, Thinking)
The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.
- Alan Watts
(Keywords: God, Idea, Duty, Infinity, Religious)
Mathematicians aren't satisfied because they know there are no solutions up to four million or four billion, they really want to know that there are no solutions up to infinity.
- Andrew Wiles
(Keywords: Infinity, Mathematicians, Want)
Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.
- William Wordsworth
(Keywords: Nature, Infinity, Suffering)