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infinite
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

9 uses
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Definition
unlimited; without boundaries; or too numerous to count
  • The questions he had asked about infinite hypotheses hadn't been of interest to science because they weren't scientific questions.
    Part 2 (33% in)
  • He coined a law intended to have the humor of a Parkinson's law that "The number of rational hypotheses that can explain any given phenomenon is infinite.
    Part 2 (20% in)
  • But if you have to choose among an infinite number of ways to put it together then the relation of the machine to you, and the relation of the machine and you to the rest of the world, has to be considered, because the selection from many choices, the art of the work is just as dependent upon your own mind and spirit as it is upon the material of the machine.
    Part 2 (80% in)
  • If the scientist had at his disposal infinite time, Poincaré said, it would only be necessary to say to him, "Look and notice well"; but as there isn't time to see everything, and as it's better not to see than to see wrongly, it's necessary for him to make a choice.
    Part 3 (55% in)
  • Scientists have been seeking it in the two extremes, in the infinitely great and in the infinitely small.
    Part 3 (55% in)
  • Scientists have been seeking it in the two extremes, in the infinitely great and in the infinitely small.
    Part 3 (55% in)
  • As Poincaré would have said, there are an infinite number of facts about the motorcycle, and the right ones don't just dance up and introduce themselves.
    Part 3 (66% in)
  • The leading edge contains all the infinite possibilities of the future.
    Part 3 (68% in)
  • The forms of turning away and toward are infinite but the goal is always the same.
    Part 3 (77% in)

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