Quotes of Empty

“ Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. ”

- William Cowper

“ Writing is easy. All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead. ”

- Gene Fowler

“ To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God. ”

- Meister Eckhart

“ Action without a name, a "who" attached to it, is meaningless. ”

- Hannah Arendt

“ Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ An asylum for the sane would be empty in America. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Grace fills empty spaces, but it can only enter where there is a void to receive it, and it is grace itself which makes this void. ”

- Simone Weil

“ None are so empty as those who are full of themselves. ”

- Benjamin Whichcote

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

- St. Augustine

“ Usually the greatest boasters are the smallest workers. The deep rivers pay a larger tribute to the sea than shallow brooks, and yet empty themselves with less noise. ”

- W. Secker

“ When you fall, don't get up empty handed. ”

- Unknown

“ Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill. ”

- Jim Hightower

“ Since our inner experiences consist of reproductions and combinations of sensory impressions, the concept of a soul without a body seems to me to be empty and devoid of meaning. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The empty vessel makes the greatest sound. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the power to love. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Strength is an empty shell. ”

- Jack London

“ Nothing is void of God, his work is everywhere his full of himself. ”

- Seneca

“ I followed his argument with the blank uneasiness which one might feel in the presence of a logical lunatic. ”

- Victor Serge

“ We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge. ”

- Rutherford D. Roger

“ Politics is largely governed by sententious platitudes which are devoid of truth. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Constant attention wears the active mind, Blots out our pow'rs, and leaves a blank behind. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper. ”

- Steve Martin

“ The watch-dog's voice that bay'd the whispering wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind: There all in sweet confusion sought the shade, And fill'd each pause the nightingale had made. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ And solid pudding against empty praise. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Who with a body filled and vacant mind Gets him to rest, crammed with distressful bread. - King Henry V. Act iv. Sc. 1. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Words are but empty thanks. ”

- Colley Cibber

“ The whole idea that the rescue was staged or the soldiers were shooting blanks, that's just obvious stuff. Why would you do that in the middle of a war? It's just crazy. ”

- Jessica Lynch

“ Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it. ”

- Ellen Goodman

“ When Christmas bells are swinging above the fields of snow, We hear sweet voices ringing from lands of long ago, And etched on vacant places Are half-forgotten faces Of friends we used to cherish, and loves we used to know. ”

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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