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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
Internet TV and the move to the digital approach is quite revolutionary. TV has historically has been a broadcast medium with everybody picking from a very finite number of channels.
I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.
No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.
Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by, and turned to, the infinite.
Think of something finite molded into the infinite, and you think of man.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.
Alfred North Whitehead
I have never been a fan of bond funds. Unlike a direct investment in an individual bond that you can hold to maturity and be assured you will get your principal back (assuming no default), a fund has no finite maturity date and most funds are actively traded.
A finite world can support only a finite population; therefore, population growth must eventually equal zero.
In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease.
But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.
If we have any hope of finding ways for seven billion people to live well on planet with finite resources, we have to learn to use our resources efficiently. Plastic bags are neither efficient nor environmentally friendly.
People who care about animals tend to care about people. They don't care about animals to the exclusion of people. Caring is not a finite resource and, even more than that, it's like a muscle: the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Just as fossil fuels from conventional sources are finite and are becoming depleted, those from difficult sources will also run out. If we put all our energy and resources into continued fossil fuel extraction, we will have lost an opportunity to have invested in renewable energy.
Ask what Time is, it is nothing else but something of eternal duration become finite, measurable and transitory.
Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.
You need to look at Congress as having a certain capacity. Now, the capacity varies from year to year and from body to body, but there is a finite amount of things that Congress can attentively do.
In the end, arguing about affirmative action in selective colleges is like arguing about the size of a spigot while ignoring the pool and the pipeline that feed it. Slots at Duke and Princeton and Cal are finite.
There's something about knowing life is finite that makes it so precious.
Every film is its own experience, its own planet, its own family. It seems infinite when you're working on it, and then it's suddenly very finite, and it's done.
I don't know what it is, exactly, but there's a negative drag on film sets after the second week or so, a mutinous vibe because the infinite capacities of the directors and everybody else become quite finite and everybody's under the gun and it becomes work.
In my case, I used the elements of these simple forms - square, cube, line and color - to produce logical systems. Most of these systems were finite; that is, they were complete using all possible variations. This kept them simple.
There's a finite market for DVD-by-mail, and the growth over the next 10 years will be in streaming.
Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life.
And when the world is created, it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities - interacting with one another, relating to God in the finite realm.
Rowan D. Williams
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