is $x \in H$ then does it follow that $||x|| < \infty$?

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depends on what you mean by the norm. for instance $\ell^2$ is the space of sequences $a=(a_n)$, $a_n\in\mathbb{C}$ with $||a||:=\sqrt{\sum_n|a_n|^2}<\infty$. –  yoyo Feb 25 '11 at 18:27
$||x||^2=<x,x>$, im not looking for a particular hilbert space, but rather i want to know if this is true for any hilbert space –  jack Feb 25 '11 at 18:29
every (infinite dimensional) seperable hilbert space is isomorphic to $\ell^2$. the sequence is just the coefficients of some orthonormal basis. –  yoyo Feb 25 '11 at 18:31

Short answer (with some extra text to fill it out): Yes.

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On any real or complex vector space $X$ for which a norm $\|\cdot\|$ is defined, part of the definition is that $\|x\|$ is a real number for each $x\in X$. The norm on a real or complex inner product space $H$ fits into this context, because part of the definition of the inner product is that $\langle x,y\rangle$ is a real or complex number for each $x$ and $y$ in $H$, and that $\langle x,x\rangle$ is nonnegative for each $x\in H$, and hence $\langle x,x\rangle$ is a nonnegative real number (excluding the possibility of $\langle x,x\rangle=\infty$).
In some contexts there is notational abuse of $\|\cdot\|$, which may be the source of the question here. For example, suppose that $\mu$ is a positive measure on $X$, and $1\leq p\lt \infty$. Some authors will say that for a measurable real or complex-valued function $f$ on $X$, $\|f\|_p$ is defined to be the $p^\text{th}$ root of $\int_X |f|^pd\mu$, before defining $L^p(\mu)$ to be the set of such $f$ for which $\|f\|_p$ is finite. With this convention, $\|\cdot\|_p$ is a norm when restricted to $L^p(\mu)$, but the extended notation allows $\|f\|_p=\infty$ to also be a meaningful statement; it is equivalent to saying that $f$ is not in $L^p(\mu)$. So for example, $\|f\|_2$ can be infinite for some measurable $f$, but $\|\cdot\|_2$ is a norm on the Hilbert space $L^2(\mu)$, meaning in part that $\|f\|_2$ is a nonnegative real number for all $f\in L^2(\mu)$.