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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

Profession:

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