Quotes: infinitely

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  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
  • 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.
  • Shana Alexander
    Shana Alexander
    American journalist 1925-2005
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    Faithful horoscope-watching, practiced daily, provides just the sort of small but warm and infinitely reassuring fillip that gets matters off to a spirited start.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely happier for it.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    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.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
  • Margot Asquith
    Margot Asquith
    Anglo-Scottish socialite, author, and wit 1864-1945
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    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.
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