The progress of mathematics can be viewed as progress from the infinite to the finite.

The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions.

We have a finite amount of time. Whether short or long, it doesn't matter. Life is to be lived.

All finite things have their roots in the infinite, and if you wish to understand life at all, you cannot tear out its context. And that context, astounding even to bodily eyes, is the heaven of stars and the incredible procession of the great galaxies.

The first attempt at a response: there must have been a fall, a decline, and the road to salvation can only be the return of the sensible finite into the intelligible infinite.

Acceleration is finite, I think, according to some laws of physics.

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.

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.

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.

No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.

Language makes infinite use of finite media.

Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life.

Thus it is necessary to commence from an inescapable duality: the finite is not the infinite.

Wealth, in terms of dollars and so forth, could be counted up, because dollars were finite. It doesn’t make any difference how many dollars you have - at a certain point you only have dollars. You start with finite, you end with finite.

Everything that is, was, and will be, eternally IS, even the countless forms, which are finite and perishable only in their objective, not in their ideal Form.

Although computer memory is no longer expensive, there's always a finite size buffer somewhere. When a big piece of news arrives, everybody sends a message to everybody else, and the buffer fills

Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought-particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.

A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.

Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.

Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.

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.

Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.

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.

In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease.

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