## Subjects — I

## Infinity Quotations

There is no more steely barb than that of the Infinite.

I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms.

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.

The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed.

Infinity commonly inspires feelings of awe, futility, and fear.

But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature ever seeks an end.

— Generation of Animals

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.

The infinite in mathematics is alway unruly unless it is properly treated.

— Mathematics and the Imagination, p. 210, Dover, 2001, [Originally published 1940]

Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.

— Pensées, 1670

Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.

— Pensées, 1670