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  • Lyman Abbott
    Lyman Abbott
    American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922
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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.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
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    Friend, of my infinite dreams Little enough endures; Little howe'er it seems, It is yours, all yours.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an island in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
  • Ann Plato
    Ann Plato
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    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.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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    A little grit in the eye destroyeth the sight of the very heavens, and a little malice or envy a world of joys. One wry principle in the mind is of infinite consequence.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety. Other women cloy the appetites they feed, but she makes hungry where most she satisfies.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    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.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Any move made in a state of tension will be of more important, and will have more results, than it would have made in a state of eqilibrium. In times of maximum tension this importance will rise to an infinite degree.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Peter Cook
    Peter Cook
    English satirist and comedic actor 1937-1995
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    As I looked out into the night sky, across all those infinite stars, it made me realize how insignificant they are.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor 1959-
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    Aside from what it teaches you, there is simply the indescribable degree of peace that can be achieved on a sailing vessel at sea. I guess a combination of hard work and the seemingly infinite expanse of the sea - the profound solitude - that does it for me.
  • George Bancroft
    George Bancroft
    American historian 1800-1891
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    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.
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