Quotes of innumerable

  1. Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another. – Joseph Addison
  2. Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people. – Theodor Adorno
  3. Innumerable actions are going on through us all the time. If we started counting them, we should never come to an end. – Vinoba Bhave
  4. The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants. – Thomas A. Edison
  5. And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. – T. S. Eliot
  6. Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline. – Michel Foucault
  7. The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters. – Galileo Galilei
  8. I had innumerable analysts who came to me in apology that the world that we were finding was not the world that they had thought existed and that they had estimated. Reality on the ground differed in advance. – David Kay
  9. Innumerable confusions and a feeling of despair invariably emerge in periods of great technological and cultural transition. – Marshall McLuhan
  10. The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council. – David Petraeus

Usage examples for innumerable

  1. Faces innumerable hot, blue- eyed faces- strained to look over his shoulders at the shocked girl and the amazed Siegmund. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  2. We had a long discussion in which he asked innumerable questions, and never referred to the subject again. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  3. I can't think how they do it, but I assure you they never come out of the wash without innumerable tears. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  4. Making innumerable miles a day? – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  5. Out of an embrace sprang Life, out of that the World was made, this World, with its innumerable forms, and natures- no two alike! – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  6. And he found he had innumerable occasions to consult his father, or to have something mended by his mother. – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett
  7. There are innumerable palms in this wild dwarf state. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  8. Innumerable insects dimmed the light of the lamp above them, and they could scarcely see the lettering. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  9. The sisters of Palomides wait before one of the innumerable closed doors that open into this corridor. – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  10. All the air is full of the sweet warblings of innumerable songsters. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  11. This was such a new point of view to the boys, that during the afternoon's ride they asked innumerable questions of their kind- hearted friend. – In the Musgrave Ranges by Jim Bushman
  12. Now, Mr. Titus says, " there is some inner hidden power which marshals and controls the innumerable host of molecules in all matter and keeps them whirling with tireless energy." – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  13. The upper Thames is indeed shallow and narrow, and there are innumerable places above Oxford where it could be crossed, so far as the volume of its waters was concerned. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  14. I think of myself as one of an innumerable multitude, no one of whom receives personal attention. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  15. An innumerable crowd of men, of women, of children, then surrounded the place, waiting with eager curiosity for the inhuman sport which they expected. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  16. His tricks with children were innumerable – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  17. 29. Nobody could explain the actions, and cruelty of this man, God's enemy, because they are innumerable nor have such deeds as he did in those countries and in the province of Guatemala, ever been witnessed or heard of since then: during many years he went about those countries doing these deeds, burning and destroying the inhabitants and their property. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  18. English witches meet, also, innumerable kittens on the Sabbath and show the scars of wounds inflicted by the malicious animals. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  19. The instances are innumerable during the course of this war, where whole fleets have sailed in and out of harbour, in spite of every vigilance used to prevent it. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury