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Antonyms for infinity

inch, twinkle, ephemerality, hair, eyeblink, stone's throw, trice, JIFF, neck, transitoriness, step, twinkling, temporariness, wink, transience, hop, skip, and jump, split second, impermanence, heartbeat, nanosecond, moment, shake, jiffy, new york minute, shouting distance.

Quotes of infinity

  1. I am incapable of conceiving infinity and yet I do not accept finity. – Simone de Beauvoir
  2. To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour. – William Blake
  3. The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed. – Joseph Brodsky
  4. Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity – Jean Cocteau
  5. The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation. – Michael Jackson
  6. It was exactly an assembly line. You could look into infinity down these rows of drawing tables. – Gil Kane
  7. In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them- that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima. – Gabriel Lippmann
  8. Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth. – Marston Morse
  9. I cannot help it- in spite of myself, infinity torments me. – Alfred de Musset
  10. If the infinity of the sea may call out thus, perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him, too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious; and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him. – Henryk Sienkiewicz
  11. Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity – Voltaire
  12. The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity – Alan Watts
  13. Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity – William Wordsworth

Usage examples for infinity

  1. In his cabinet of natural history I saw and admired the immensity and infinity of the Creator's handiwork. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. An infinity of birds also, and numberless animals of various kinds, covered with this sulphureous mud, gave themselves up a prey to man. ” – Observations on Mount Vesuvius, Mount Etna, and Other Volcanos by William Hamilton
  3. This property, which was formerly thought to be a contradiction, is now transformed into a harmless definition of infinity and shows, in the above case, that the number of finite numbers is infinite. ” – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
  4. “ 149, 220. Infinity a source of the sublime, i. ” – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  5. “ I was the first to buy- they call it a Savoldo, but I think no third- rate man could be capable of so much- such reaching out after infinity – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  6. What an infinity of pleasure could be had, if her mother only came round thoroughly regarding the Throckmortons! ” – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  7. “ Porthos pronounced these words with an amount of confidence which, for a man who was unaccustomed to his ways, must have revealed an infinity of sense. ” – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  8. “ I say that the hideous old man who buys young girls does not make love and that there is in it neither death nor birth, nor infinity nor male nor female. ” – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  9. And there was now an added infinity of meaning in the words; though it was the words that had thrilled her then- then, before she had brought all the present misery to pass. ” – A Bride from the Bush by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  10. “ I saw the eye of a dying hare; Infinity was mirrored there Ere it was wholly glazed. ” – A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems by A. B. S. Tennyson
  11. The driver, however, was by no means mournful, nor inclined to be silent long: he soon commenced asking me an infinity of questions as to whence I came and whither I was bound. ” – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  12. All the agitation of the last week came pouring forth- he lost all sense of time and place; he was at the end of the world addressing infinity on the subject of his woes, and it says a good deal for his vanity and not much for his sense of humour that he did not feel the lack of proportion in such a position. ” – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  13. Once out of it, they kicked rapidly away from the Martian Queen, floating along with the wreck- pack's huge mass to their right, and only the star- flecked emptiness of infinity to their left. ” – The Sargasso of Space by Edmond Hamilton
  14. “ I have given you an infinity of trouble, and I should wish to take a carriage to- morrow, and post in pursuit of her; I know where I shall ultimately find her, although I dare not yet tell you." ” – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  15. Smith heard a high, shuddering wail ripple out from that knot of struggling branches, a dreadful cry that held such an infinity of purest horror and understanding that he could not but believe that Thag's victims in the moment of their doom must learn the secret of his horror. ” – The Tree of Life by Catherine Lucille Moore
  16. Hence many of the topics which used to be placed among the great mysteries- for example, the natures of infinity of continuity, of space, time and motion- are now no longer in any degree open to doubt or discussion. ” – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
  17. “ I touched the fringe of infinity – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  18. Then in the finale bursts forth the great cry of identity, in the one case the yearning to be all the crowd, in both that ecstatic gesture of the individual yearning for infinity – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  19. “ For, the sea is to me but sea, And the sky but infinity – Sea Poems by Cale Young Rice
  20. The belief of an infinity of creative and created gods, each more eminently requiring an intelligent author of his being than the foregoing, is a direct consequence of the premises. ” – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan