Quotes of Emptied

“ As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty. ”

- St. Augustine

“ Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise. ”

- Hannah Arendt

“ It's very expressive of myself. I just lump everything in a great heap which I have labeled "the past," and, having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, I am ready to continue. ”

- Zelda Fitzgerald

“ When a load of bricks, dumped on a corner lot, can arrange themselves into a house; when a handful of springs and screws and wheels, emptied on a desk, can gather themselves into a watch, then and not until then will it seem sensible, to some of us at least, to believe that all these thousands or millions of worlds could have been created, balanced and set to revolving in their separate orbits — all without any directing intelligence at all. ”

- Bruce Barton
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