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  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A googolplex is precisely as far from infinity as is the number 1... no matter what number you have in mind, infinity is larger still.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Jacques Maritain
    Jacques Maritain
    French Catholic philosopher 1882-1973
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    A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    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.
    Source: Bruce Cattons America: selections from his greatest works
  • Northrop Frye
    Northrop Frye
    Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
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    Between religion's ''this is'' and poetry's ''but suppose this is,'' there must always be some kind of tension, until the possible and the actual meet at infinity.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
  • Alfred Jarry
    Alfred Jarry
    French playwright, writer 1873-1907
    Alfred Jarry
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    God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.
  • Alfred de Musset
    Alfred de Musset
    French writer 1810-1857
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    I cannot help it - in spite of myself, infinity torments me.
  • Edgar Quinet
    Edgar Quinet
    French Poet, Historian, Politician 1803-1875
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    I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    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.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    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.
  • Ariel Durant
    Ariel Durant
    Russian-born American researcher and writer 1898-1981
    Ariel Durant
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    It is good a philosopher should remind himself, now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.
  • Augustus William Hare
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
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    Knowledge partakes of infinity; it widens with our capacities: the higher we mount in it, the vaster and more magnificent are the prospects it stretches out before us.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
    English mathematician 1953-
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    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.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to Buddhism and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity.
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