There is no more steely barb than that of the Infinite.
Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
Profession: French Poet
Offer unto me that which is very dear to thee -- which thou holdest most covetable. Infinite are the results of such an offering.
Author: Bhagavad Gita
Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed.
Author: Joseph Brodsky (1940)
Profession: Russian-born American Poet, Critic
While many people are trying to be in tune with infinite, what they really are is in tune with the indefinite.
Author: Eric Butterworth
Whenever we encounter the Infinite in man, however imperfectly understood, we treat it with respect. Whether in the synagogue, the mosque, the pagoda, or the wigwam, there is a hideous aspect which we execrate and a sublime aspect which we venerate. So great a subject for spiritual contemplation, such measureless dreaming -- the echo of God on the human wall!
Author: Victor Hugo (1802-1885)
Profession: French Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
Seek the Infinite, for that alone is Joy unlimited, imperishable, unfailing, self-sustaining, unconditioned, timeless. When you have this joy, human life becomes a paradise; the light, the grace, the power, the perfections of that which is highest in your inner consciousness, appear in your everyday life.
Author: Swami Omkarananda (1929)
Profession: Indian Mystic, Spiritual Teacher
I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms.
Author: Edgar Quinet (1803-1875)
Profession: French Poet, Historian, Politician
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.
Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist
This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys.
Author: Thomas Traherne (1636-1674)
Profession: British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic