Galileo Galilei about infinite (“Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems”, 1632) - This is one of the difficulties which arise when we attempt, with our finite minds, to discuss the infinite, assigning to it those properties which we give to the finite and limited; but this I think is wrong, for we cannot speak of infinite quantities as being the one greater or less than or equal to another.
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This is one of the difficulties which arise when we attempt, with our finite minds, to discuss the infinite, assigning to it those properties which we give to the finite and limited; but this I think is wrong, for we cannot speak of infinite quantities as being the one greater or less than or equal to another.
 Galileo GalileiDialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632). copy citation

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Translated by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio
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