Best 517 of Empty quotes - MyQuotes
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
An empty envelope that is sealed contains a secret.
Entirety exists within me as exuberance in empty longing in the desire to burn with desire.
A house is never small or empty, when filled with love.
I was painter staring at a canvas waiting for the forgotten visions of my new abstract piece to come to me. But I am the abstract piece and my mind cannot comprehend the work my heart has created.
The future rose up ahead of her, a succession of empty days, each more daunting and unknowable than the one before her.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Cockiness is a display of an empty lifestyle, humility is when you see yourself as a zero while others are making you their hero.
With empty hand no man can lure a hawk.
It is not empty rhetoric to talk of the Free World.
The words of that philosopher who offers no therapy for human suffering are empty and vain.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuos lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Oh, he was a pretentious fool, making careers out of cocktails and meanwhile regretting, weakly and secretly, the collapse of an insufficient and wretched idealism. He had garnished his soul in the subtlest taste and now he longed for the old rubbish. He was empty, it seemed, empty as an old bottle —
We're all influenced by everything unless we're locked in an empty room.
We have an internal check and balance system. By design we are so filled with possibility, opportunity, with greatness that when we live small, within the bottom of our capability, we innately know we should be living greater than that, and it creates a disconnect inside that leads us to feeling empty, unhappy, maybe even depressed.
Since we are all naturally prone to hypocrisy, any empty semblance of righteousness is quite enough to satisfy us instead of righteousness itself.
It was wise to put bureaucrats in windowless offices.
When you can sell [empty seats] at the gate for an upgrade for 500 bucks or 600 bucks... it makes all the sense in the world.
Nowhere in the world can you find a wider variety of empty calories than at any American convenience store.
Wonderful things happen when your brain is empty.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
It is not solid wood that can become a flute, but the empty reed.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Empty teacups gathered around her and dictionary pages fell at her feet.
There is an empty space next to you in the backseat of the station wagon. Make it the shape of everything you need. Now say hello.
And I realize, so suddenly that it hurts, just how empty a creature can be, while still filled to the brim with drowning agony.
When it comes to paying contractors, the sky is the limit; when it comes to financing the basic functions of the state, the coffers are empty.
The power of the resurrection means that nothing but the tomb is meant to be empty.
Justin K. Mcfarlane Beau
When you raise the most valid of points, you will be grazed by the most hollow of souls, and the most vacant of personages.
The most solid pleasure in this life is the empty pleasure of illusion.
My falcon now is sharp and passing empty, and till she stoop she must not be full-gorged, for then she never looks upon her lure.
Life has changed into a timeless succession of shocks, interspaced with empty, paralysed intervals.
People who don’t construe their life and don’t frame their own tale, stay on the sidelines, remain only an act without a story and turn into an "empty box". Out-of-the-box thinking and inventiveness remains then merely wishfull thinking. ( "Everybody his story" )
Like a blinking cursor on an empty page, it was just the first thing. The beginning of the beginning. But at least it was done.
Your doctrine can be as straight as a gun barrel and just as empty!
As human beings, we have a natural compulsion to fill empty spaces.
I fill up a place, which may be better... when I have made it empty.
My writing time needs to surround itself with empty stretches, or at least unpeopled ones, for the writing takes place in an area of suspension as in a hanging nest that is almost entirely encapsulated.
She walked empty handed in the street, where everyone sold their dreams. Ignoring the cold stares of the demon, which guarded it and always craved for the taste of the things every soul hid. At the dead end, it leapt on her. Digging the nails deep into her chest, in the search of the dreams, she hid. Only to be destroyed by the light shot from her heart. The light that blinded the whole world, setting the dreams of others free.
What's worse: to be idle while someone dies, or to be exiled and empty-handed?
Words are but empty thanks.
With bones of ships and soldiers at her feet. With blood on her hands and nothing inside.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
Blank House was exactly a nice empty sheet where nothing was accountable because you were so naughty that you were in Blank House.
John Mark Green
Your heart was a wishing well. Bottomless. Trying to love you bankrupted me.
I took his wildness from him and tried to fold it into myself, filling up the empty spaces all those second place finishes left behind.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Submission and obedience to one man is the routine of the slave-minded, empty-headed, personality devoid bland people!
When you know as much as we do, nothing matters. Things just repeat. Day and night, summer and winter. The world is empty and aimless. Everything circles around. Whatever starts up must pass away,whatever is born must die. It all cancels out, good or bad, beautiful or ugly.
How sad, lonely, and empty to live a life without love?
She refused at first, saying it would make a mockery of their love. She loved him too much to admit that what she thought of as unforgettable could ever be forgotten. Finally, of course, she did as he asked, but without enthusiasm. The notebooks showed it: they had many empty pages, and the entries were fragmentary.
...I've been with you all day. I'm trying to stay calm. I'm impatient and it's really hard to breathe. I'm going to empty you and fill you in with me...
You could start an argument in an empty house.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Even a book with completely empty pages will change you because you will start thinking about the reason behind this emptiness and once you enter the thinking territory it means that you entered a territory of change!