
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

The infinite is in the finite of every instant.

There is no limit to the love our souls can hold.

We fly to beauty as an asylum from the terrors of finite nature.

Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite.
This is a very comforting thought  particularly for people who cannot remember where they left things.

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.

The power of imagination makes us 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.

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.

I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I'm damned if I'm going to use up mine running up and down a street.

To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite human beings, Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive.

But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness;
it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect.

The difficulties in the study of the infinite arise because we attempt, with our finite minds, to discuss the infinite, assigning to it those properties which we give to the finite and limited; but this...is wrong, for we cannot speak of infinite quantities as being the one greater or less than or equal to another.

Infinities and indivisibles transcend our finite understanding, the former on account of their magnitude, the latter because of their smallness; Imagine what they are when combined.

Any language is necessarily a finite system applied with different degrees of creativity to an infinite variety of situations, and most of the words and phrases we use are prefabricated in the sense that we don't coin new ones every time we speak.

It is amusing to discover, in the twentieth century, that the quarrels between two lovers, two mathematicians, two nations, two economic systems, usually assumed insoluble in a finite period should exhibit one mechanism, the semantic mechanism of identification  the discovery of which makes universal agreement possible, in mathematics and in life.

Prayer puts you in touch with the infinite and prepares your mind for the finite.

We are all weak, finite, simple human beings, standing in the need of prayer.
None need it so much as those who think they are strong, those who know it not, but are deluded by selfsufficiency.

In a symbol there is concealment and yet revelation: here therefore, by silence and by speech acting together, comes a double significance. In the symbol proper, what we can call a symbol, there is ever, more or less distinctly and directly, some embodiment and revelation of the Infinite; the Infinite is made to blend itself with the Finite, to stand visible, and as it were, attainable there. By symbols, accordingly, is man guided and commanded, made happy, made wretched.

It is known that there is an infinite number of worlds, but that not every one is inhabited. Therefore, there must be a finite nuber of inhabited worlds. Any finite number divided by infinity is as near to nothing as makes no odds, so if every planet in the Universe has a populations of zero then the entire population of the Universe must also be zero, and any people you may actually meet from time to time are merely the products of a deranged imagination.

Words are finite organs of the infinite mind.
They cannot cover the dimensions of what is in truth. They break, chop, and impoverish it.

What technology is really about is better ways to evolve.
That is what we call an 'infinite game.' ... A finite game is played to win, and an infinite game is played to keep playing.

Language makes infinite use of finite media.

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.

In the end, arguing about affirmative action in selective colleges is like arguing about the size of a spigot while ignoring the pool and the pipeline that feed it. Slots at Duke and Princeton and Cal are finite.

There's something about knowing life is finite that makes it so precious.

There's a finite market for DVDbymail, and the growth over the next 10 years will be in streaming.

There are an infinite number of ways to be moved in the theater.

Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points;
the higher the rank the more of them. At these points, influences whose physical magnitude is too small to be taken account of by a finite being may produce results of the greatest importance.

The egg of every species of animal or plant carries a definite number of bodies called chromosomes. The sperm carries the same number. Consequently, when the sperm unites with the egg, the fertilized egg will contain the double number of chromosomes.

Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.

But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.

Working in the digital domain, you're using approximations of things;
the actual sound wave never enters the equation. You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount.

And when the world is created, it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities  interacting with one another, relating to God in the finite realm.

Wealth, in terms of dollars and so forth, could be counted up, because dollars were finite. It doesn't make any difference how many dollars you haveat a certain point you only have dollars. You start with finite, you end with finite.

Everything that is, was, and will be, eternally IS, even the countless forms, which are finite and perishable only in their objective, not in their ideal Form.

An environment of infinite economic expansion is unsustainable in a world of finite resources.

Internet TV and the move to the digital approach is quite revolutionary.
TV has historically has been a broadcast medium with everybody picking from a very finite number of channels.

In Christ was united the human and the divine.
His mission was to reconcile God to man, and man to God; to unite the finite with the infinite.

It's not as though we can keep burning coal in our power plants.
Coal is a finite resource, too. We must find alternatives, and it's a better idea to find alternatives sooner then wait until we run out of coal, and in the meantime, put God knows how many trillions of tons of CO2 that used to be buried underground into the atmosphere.

Nothing can be divided into more parts than it can possibly be constituted of.
But matter (i.e. finite) cannot be constituted of infinite parts.

No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.

Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill.

I marvel to think that the Son of God would condescend to save us, as imperfect, impure, mistakeprone, and ungrateful as we often are. I have tried to understand the Savior's Atonement with my finite mind, and the only explanation I can come up with is this: God loves us deeply, perfectly, and everlastingly.

There's this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources.
Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials, and making things durable.

Although computer memory is no longer expensive, there's always a finite size buffer somewhere. When a big piece of news arrives, everybody sends a message to everybody else, and the buffer fills.
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