Quotations that match 'empty'.

The whole world appears to me like a huge vacuum, a vast empty space, whence nothing desirable, or at least satisfactory, can possibly be derived; and I long daily to die more and more to it; even though I obtain not that comfort from spiritual things which I earnestly desire. David Brainerd
[ Appears Comfort Daily Derived Desirable Desire Die Earnestly Empty Even Huge Least Long More Nothing Obtain Possibly Satisfactory Space Spiritual Things Though Vacuum Vast Whence Which Whole World]
Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting. Robert Carlyle
[ Acting Between Empty Get Greatest Home Interesting Lines Lot Night Out Probably Set Space Stuff Take Therapy Those Which World]
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. Norman Vincent Peale
[ Anyone Back Empty Heads Hearts Held Never Only Pockets]
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ Anxious Beach Does Empty Gift Greedy Impatient Lie Open Reward Sea Should Those Too Waiting]
On the steps is a machine-gun ready for action. The square is empty; only the streets that lead into it are jammed with people. It would be madness to go farther - the machine-gun is covering the square. Erich Maria Remarque
[ Action Covering Empty Farther Go Into Jammed Lead Machine-Gun Madness Only Ready Square Steps Streets Would]
Of this they drank half a pint every day, and sometimes more or less, as it operated, by way of gentle physic. Two others had each two oranges and one lemon given them every day. These they ate with greediness, at different times, upon an empty stomach. James Lind
[ Ate Day Different Drank Each Empty Every Gentle Given Had Half Lemon Less More Operated Oranges Others Physic Pint Sometimes Stomach Them These Times Two Upon Way]
If you want to be a star, don't bother doing it because it ends up being very empty. Judith Light
[ Because Being Bother Doing Empty Ends Star Up Very Want]
Inner space is so much more interesting, because outer space is so empty. Theodore Sturgeon
[ Because Empty Inner Interesting More Much Outer Space]
The theatre fulfills, whereas the cinema is empty. Marie Trintignant
[ Cinema Empty Fulfills Theatre Whereas]
He who does not believe has no soul. He is empty. He has no ideals. He has nothing to live for. He has no sunshine, no light, no joy in life. He is a poor, poor man. Robert Ley
[ Believe Does Empty Ideals Joy Life Light Live Man Nothing Poor Soul Sunshine]
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty. Sophocles
[ Above Alone Empty Men Mind Others Possesses Seen Speech Such Thinks Unfolded Whoever]
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
I used to empty the studio out and throw stuff away. I now don't. There will be a whole series of dead ends that a year or two down the line I'll come back to. Anish Kapoor
[ Away Back Come Dead Down Empty Ends Line Now Out Series Studio Stuff Throw Two Used Whole Will Year]
I believe in a packed Heaven and an empty Hell. Pat Buckley
[ Believe Empty Heaven Hell Packed]
No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas. Alfred E. Smith
[ Before Christmas Claus Empty Fireplace Going Hard Hung Just Local Municipal Official Over Sane Santa Shoot Stocking Up]
The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people is that they act so continuously without much thinking, that it becomes dry and empty. Brenda Ueland
[ Act Becomes Bold Continuously Dry Empty Forthright Industrious Much Thinking Tragedy Without]
The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Any Bed Complete Empty Goes Long Nigeria Nigerian Stomach Work]
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. Charles Spurgeon
[ Anxiety Does Empties Empty Only Sorrows Strength Today Tomorrow]
It's no fun to protest on an empty stomach. Michael Bloomberg
[ Empty Fun Protest Stomach]
Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating! Iris Murdoch
[ Conceited Digest Eating Empty Ignorant Men Philosophy Think Thinking Without]
I talk to God but the sky is empty. Sylvia Plath
[ Empty God Sky Talk]
With Westerns you have the landscape is important, and it's empty, and only you populate it. When you populate it, you can tell any kind story that Shakespeare told, you can tell in a Western. Lawrence Kasdan
[ Any Empty Important Kind Landscape Only Populate Shakespeare Story Tell Told Western Westerns]
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Empty Failing Full Groans Human Loudly More Often Pocketbook Stomach Than Unfortunate]
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm Forbes Education
[ Education Empty Mind Open Purpose Replace]
There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. John Cage
[ Always Cannot Empty Fact Hear Make May See Silence Something Space Such Thing Time Try]
People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect. You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play. Anna Friel
[ Became Become Board Certain Effect Empty Feel Game Interested Life Love More Never Nothing Piece Play Start Than Very Wanted Worth]
I was a very fearful little kid, and I would always see the worst in everything. The glass was half-empty. I would see people kissing, and I would think one was trying to bite the other. Daniel Clowes
[ Always Bite Everything Fearful Glass Kid Kissing Little Other See Think Trying Very Worst Would]
Poetry isn't a profession, it's a way of life. It's an empty basket; you put your life into it and make something out of that. Mary Oliver
[ Basket Empty Into Life Make Out Poetry Profession Put Something Way Your]
The regular things in my life now - training sessions and playing matches - will all fall away. That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled. Dennis Bergkamp
[ Away Big Empty Fall Filled Leave Life Matches Need Now Playing Regular Sessions Space Things Training Will]
When I turned pro, Muhammad Ali was laying back, and I was able to fill up an area that was empty. Sugar Ray Leonard
[ Able Ali Area Back Empty Fill Laying Muhammad Pro Turned Up]
I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness. Pedro Almodovar
[ Also Being Cinema Empty Entertaining Express Fill Hide Life Loneliness Reality Spaces Strength Wanted While Your]
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. William Cowper
[ Empty Man Patriot Stomach]
I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Apart Background Cannot Characters Context Empty Even Imagine Mean Physical Powerfully Realized Say See Simply Social Space Suggest Their Them Themselves Visible Want]
Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty. Saint Augustine
[ Art Emptied Empty Filled Full Must Thou Whereof Wherewith]
I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth. Janeane Garofalo
[ Always Cracked Cut Dark Empty Glass Guess Half Just Lip Prefer See Side Things Tooth]
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions. William Butler Yeats
[ Empty Extreme Opinions Souls Tend Toward]
As long as I know what key the solo is in, I try to kind of empty my mind and not think about anything. I just play without thinking. Ace Frehley
[ Anything Empty Just Key Kind Know Long Mind Play Solo Think Thinking Try Without]
I've led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation. Larry David
[ Continue Empty Ensure Forty Generation Heritage Least Led Life Misery More Now Over Pass Will Years]
I have competed before empty stadiums a lot in my career. Bill Toomey
[ Before Career Competed Empty Lot Stadiums]
Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid. Homer
[ Best Empty Left Unsaid Wind Words]
What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient, shining trouble. James Grainger
[ Bubble Empty Fame Gold Shining Transient Trouble]
An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures. Wassily Kandinsky
[ Canvas Certain Empty Far Living Pictures Than Wonder]
Life is full and overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter. Eileen Caddy
[ Empty Enter Full Life Make Necessary New Old Out Overflowing Room]
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull. Ambrose Bierce
[ Book Dust Empty Erudition Into Out Shaken Skull]
While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor. Raul Grijalva
[ Admit American Begin Belated Bring Debate Effort Empty Gesture Home Honor Inform Iraq Mistake Nevertheless Our Time Today Troops While]
The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land. Arthur Erickson
[ Because Disney Dream Empty Everyone Great Land Make-Believe Merchant Need Seemed Spiritually Success]
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument. George Sand
[ Argument Cling Coin Condition Empty Enthusiasm Exact Excitement Faith Intellectual Life Magnificence Must Our Small Squander Through Treasure Way Which Words]
I used to like to break into other people's houses and sit in their rooms. I found it very comforting to be in someone's empty house. Jared Leto
[ Break Comforting Empty Found House Houses Into Other Rooms Sit Someone Their Used Very]
It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength. Charles Spurgeon
[ Anxiety Been Does Empties Empty Only Our Said Sorrow Strength Today Tomorrow]
Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. Woodrow Wilson
[ Bread Business Daily Empty Everything Fact First God His Including Life Lord Love National Neighbor Our Petition Prayer Spiritual Stomach Underlies Witness Worship]
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important. David Rockefeller
[ Am Basically Cease Contribute Convinced Empty Friends Good Important Life Lot Making Material Matter Pleasant Really Relatives Sad Things Very Will]
A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear. Carlo Collodi
[ Appetite Bear Become Bigger Boy Empty Fast Feeling Few Grew Grows Had Hunger Moments Queer Ravenous Soon Until Very]
I looked into that empty bottle and I saw myself. Grace Metalious
[ Bottle Empty Into Looked Myself Saw]
I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Attic Brain Choose Consider Empty Furniture Little Man Originally Stock Such]
When a child grows up without a father, there is an empty place where someone must stand, providing an example of character and confidence. Steve Largent
[ Character Child Confidence Empty Example Father Grows Must Place Providing Someone Stand Up Where Without]
I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs - when I was 17 - that I realized I was talking through an empty skull... I wasn't thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts. Allen Ginsberg
[ Burroughs Empty Into Own Ran Realized Saying Skull Talking Think Thinking Thoughts Through]
Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space. If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong? Richard Brautigan
[ Absolutely Anything Astronomers Closest Discovered Empty Go Holes How Huge Nothing Perfection Probably Recently Space Things Wrong]
If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad. Lord Byron
[ Empty Go Mad Mind Write]
Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Associate Bodies Change Climate Customs Empty Foreign Heads Home Men Minds Nations New Only Own Pockets Return Same See Their Those Traveled Visit]
When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation. Wilfred Burchett
[ Around Arrive Building Devastation Empty Feeling Gives Hardly Hiroshima Look Man-Made Miles Perhaps See Square Stomach Such]
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage. Aneurin Bevan
[ Absolute Empty Flamboyant Genius Labels Luggage Minister Prime Putting]
I liked Germany; I'm not into Berlin, it's too huge and empty and imposing, but Munich was good. Graham Coxon
[ Berlin Empty Germany Good Huge Imposing Into Liked Munich Too]
Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death. Pearl S. Buck
[ Death Empty Hope Idealism Indeed Just Life Starve Without]
Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows. Jimi Hendrix
[ Chest Elbows Empty Filling Fun Much Rock Up]
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors. David Viscott
[ Authors Empty Entertaining Fill Life None Proper Reading Spaces Up Useful]
This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away. Amelia Barr
[ Away Empty Far Favors Form Fortune Gives Go Her Interfere Luck Never Other Pay Rein Run Sells She Some Them Tight Too Wares World]
Love is like wine. To sip is fine, but to empty the bottle is a headache. Julio Iglesias
[ Bottle Empty Fine Headache Love Sip Wine]
A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls. Sam Keen
[ Cost Creates Devoid Economy Fills Frequently Gradually Job Most Often Our Pocketbooks Separated Society Souls Spirit Vocation Which]
I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit. Edmund White
[ Book Crying Ecological Empty Even Far Filled Fills Fit Landscape Less Literary More Niche Niches Perfect Seized Think]
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action. Demosthenes
[ Accompanied Action Empty Speech Unless Vain]
You see so many artists who are so talented end up living sad, empty lives. This industry takes so much out of you that without the accountability and leaving God in the center, you can be left so empty and void. Stacie Orrico
[ Accountability Artists Center Empty End God Industry Leaving Left Lives Living Many Much Out Sad See Takes Talented Up Void Without]
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing. Antonio Porchia
[ Empty Everything Full Heart Nothing Room]
My witness is the empty sky. Jack Kerouac
[ Empty Sky Witness]
The first version of The Beautiful Room Is Empty was the first mss. I'd ever submitted to New York editors. Edmund White
[ Beautiful Editors Empty Ever First New Room Submitted Version York]
Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone. Hedda Hopper
[ Cruelest Deals Empty Fall Favor Most Our Out Primitive Punishments Silent Telephone Those Town Two]
As I sit down and start to work, I often panic. I stare at the empty piece of music paper. How can I say that my piece will be ready for performance next January when I do not have a recipe for making it happen? Lukas Foss
[ Down Empty Happen How January Making Music Next Often Panic Paper Performance Piece Ready Recipe Say Sit Stare Start Will Work]
But Rangers don't need to go there and win, they need to go there and get a point. I think the hardest thing about it is there will be no supporters. Playing in an empty ground will be a problem for the players. Graham Roberts
[ Empty Get Go Ground Hardest Need Players Playing Point Problem Rangers Supporters Thing Think Will Win]
An asylum for the sane would be empty in America. George Bernard Shaw
[ America Asylum Empty Sane Would]
Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face. Arthur Koestler
[ Empty Face Grin His Out Reaching Stars]
It is certain, indeed, that the sacred writers were apt to make great allowances for people with empty stomachs, and though I am well aware that the present profane ones think this very reprehensible, I venture to agree with the sacred writers. James Payn
[ Agree Allowances Am Apt Aware Certain Empty Great Indeed Make Ones Present Profane Reprehensible Sacred Stomachs Think Though Venture Very Well Were Writers]
An empty canvas is full. Robert Rauschenberg
[ Canvas Empty Full]
A manager uses a relief pitcher like a six shooter, he fires until it's empty then takes the gun and throws it at the villain. Dan Quisenberry
[ Empty Fires Gun Manager Pitcher Relief Shooter Six Takes Then Throws Until Uses Villain]
So all the rest is O.K., but fame is a hollow ground, isn't it? It's an empty kind of thing. Richard O'Brien
[ Empty Fame Ground Hollow Kind Rest Thing]
To be physically fit is just a small aspect. You can be a beautiful physical specimen, but you're empty as far as what it takes to be a person, and that shows up real fast. Lee Haney
[ Aspect Beautiful Empty Far Fast Fit Just Person Physical Physically Real Shows Small Specimen Takes Up]
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. Pam Brown
[ Cat Changes Coming Empty Home House Small]
When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive. George W. Bush
[ Action Camel Decisive Empty Fire Going Hit Million Missile Take Tent]
An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders. Thomas Traherne
[ Anything Book Capable Empty Fill Infant May Mind Nothing Profitable Soul Things Which Wonders Written]
California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Absolutely Back California Effort Empty False Full Into Least Looks Pacific Place Queer Selfish Turned Very Void Way World]
I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is, of course, a typical scene from my daily life, so isn't much of a stretch. Emma Thompson
[ Bottle Breakdown Course Daily Empty Film Get Life Much Nervous Scene Stairs Stand Stretch Top Typical Waving Which]
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. Albert Einstein
[ Adviser Empty Good Political Stomach]
At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet. Rose Tremain
[ Barely Book Empty Engaged Formed Fully Head Idea Moment Needs New Screenplays Space Which Writing Yet]
Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego. William Kennedy
[ Best Cry Ego Empty Literature Music Often Place Poetic Reduced Rooms Self Sense Thin Voices Without Work Worst]
I wish my deadly foe no worse Than want of friends, and empty purse. Nicholas Breton
[ Deadly Empty Foe Friends Purse Than Want Wish Worse]
I'd got very successful, everyone knew who I was, but I felt very empty. Boy George
[ Empty Everyone Felt Got Knew Successful Very]
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed? Michelangelo
[ Beautiful Blind Cannot Clothed Empty Fact Foot Garment More Noble Recognize Shoe Skin Spirit Than Which]
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body. Saadi
[ Becomes Belly Body Empty Full Spirit]
I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama. Ang Lee
[ American Attracts Because Desert Drama Empty Really Romantic Space Think West]
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Called Empty Fame Legacy Name Nothing Paganism Popularly]
An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it. Jules Renard
[ Beside Curb Driver Empty Hydrant Optimist Space Thinks Won]
Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. Mao Tse-Tung
[ Belly Empty Head Legs Sharp Swollen Tongue Weak]
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God. John Buchan
[ Empty Filled God Heart Means Opens Prayer Soul Though Which]
I've learned one thing about life. We're a good deal like that ball, dancing on the fountain. We know as little about the forces that move us, and move the world around us, as that empty ball does. Ardel Wray
[ Around Ball Dancing Deal Does Empty Forces Fountain Good Know Learned Life Little Move Thing Us World]
I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything. Agnetha Faltskog
[ Anything Approval Disapproval Empty End Exactly Flattery Know Means Only Own Really Spot Stand Where]
It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man - the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse - the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end. Washington Irving
[ Between Come Empty End Hollow Keeping Man Mind Much Must Poverty Pretense Proud Purse Ruined Show Soon Struggle Up]
But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful. Alan Watts Power
[ Empty Exceedingly Negative Nothing Powerful]
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors. Walter Scott
[ Actors Barn Empty Farmer Fills Gets Grain His Leaves Mice]
One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we're making progress; but Huey's chair's empty. H. Rap Brown
[ Chair Empty Huey Lies Making Ourselves Progress Tell]
I soon became convinced... that all the theorizing would be empty brain exercise and therefore a waste of time unless one first ascertained what the population of the universe really consists of. Fritz Zwicky
[ Ascertained Became Brain Consists Convinced Empty Exercise First Population Really Soon Theorizing Therefore Time Universe Unless Waste Would]
Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency. Richard M. Nixon
[ Dignity Floors Much Presidency Scrubbing]
A full mind is an empty bat. Branch Rickey
[ Bat Empty Full Mind]
Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships. Charles Simic
[ Bottle Constructing Empty Inside Lighthouse Making Others Ships Were While]
But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government - yes, a Labour government - is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools. Polly Toynbee
[ Bare Choirs Churches Converted Creating Deliberately Empty Expansion Faith Government Heathen How Huge Into Labour Living Loft Luxury Nation Odd Ruined Schools Where Yes]
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
[ Afford Buy Car Clothes Day Dressed Driving Empty Get Getting House Job Leave Live Need Normal Order Pay Paying Still Through Traffic Work]
The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Assertion Brutality Bureaucratic City Coherent Come Courtesy Empty Euphemism Generation Hand Language Lasting Military Most Power Probably Repudiation Theatrical Threatening Younger]
I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair's Britain, but I can't work up much affection for the culture we've created for ourselves: it's too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning. Jonathan Coe
[ Affection Blair Britain Comfortable Created Culture Cynical Empty Happy Ironic Knowing Life Live Meaning Much Ourselves Perfectly Real Too Up Value Work]
What is my task? First of all, my task is to be pleasing to Christ. To be empty of self and be filled with Himself. To be filled with the Holy Spirit; to be led by the Holy Spirit. Aimee Semple McPherson
[ Christ Empty Filled First Himself Holy Led Pleasing Self Spirit Task]
Blank House was exactly a nice empty sheet where nothing was accountable because you were so naughty that you were in Blank House. Diane Cilento
[ Accountable Because Blank Empty Exactly House Naughty Nice Nothing Sheet Were Where]
Yes, now I understood for the first time that my soul was not so poor and empty as it had seemed to me, and that it had been only the sun that was lacking to open all its germs, and buds to the light. Max Muller
[ Been Buds Empty First Germs Had Lacking Light Now Only Open Poor Seemed Soul Sun Time Understood Yes]
Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind. Imre Lakatos
[ Blind Empty History Philosophy Science Without]
Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog. Robert Falcon Scott
[ Dog Empty Fear Fierce Hunger Life Makes Only Realities Stomach]
Genius of a kind has always been with me; an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality; an excellent, strong woman's body and a pitiably starved soul. Mary MacLane
[ Always Been Body Certain Empty Excellent Genius Heart Kind Quality Soul Starved Strong Taken Woman Wooden]
In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. Woodrow Wilson
[ Bread Daily Empty First God His Lord Love Neighbor Petition Prayer Stomach Worship]
We are aware only of the empty space in the forest, which only yesterday was filled with trees. Anna Freud
[ Aware Empty Filled Forest Only Space Trees Which Yesterday]
We'd played for years to half-empty clubs in England. Phil Collen
[ Clubs England Played Years]
I think about that "empty" space a lot. That emptiness is what allows for something to actually evolve in a natural way. I've had to learn that over the years - because one of the traps of being an artist is to always want to be creating, always wanting to produce. Meredith Monk
[ Actually Allows Always Artist Because Being Creating Emptiness Empty Evolve Had Learn Lot Natural Over Produce Something Space Think Traps Want Wanting Way Years]
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. Jeanne Moreau
[ Beach Embrace Empty Go Out Setting Solitude Sun Truly Your]
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen. Peggy Noonan
[ Beware Bright Empty Fill Hole Interesting Leaves Misshapen Missing Natures Obsessed Often Place Politically Politics Somehow Something Their Them Up Use]
January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
[ Anxious Empty Endure Evil Forehead January Month Pockets Producer Theatrical Us]
All my day is spent dealing with other people. When I come home I like it to be empty. The presence of others in my house kind of annoys me. I love coming home and shutting the doors. I feel brain dead. I'm relatively available, but not to live with. Graham Norton
[ Annoys Available Brain Come Coming Day Dead Dealing Doors Empty Feel Home House Kind Live Love Other Others Presence Relatively Shutting Spent]
Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb. Josh McDowell
[ Admit Both Empty Jewish Roman Sources Tomb Traditions]
Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Always Body Bright Clear Empty Enlightenment Fill Filled Great Heat Highest Keep Light Mind Ocean Peak Power Sky Thoughts Vast Wisdom Your Yourself]
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind. Immanuel Kant
[ Blind Concepts Content Empty Intuitions Thoughts Without]
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head. Eric Hoffer
[ Anything Difficulty Empty Forcing Head Hence Into Really Rubbish Stuffed]
Honor is but an empty bubble. John Dryden
[ Bubble Empty Honor]
I think people need housing. And there's empty buildings, I think people should live in there. If you want to call them squatters, trespassers, hey, I call Wall Street thieves! Al Lewis
[ Buildings Call Empty Hey Housing Live Need Should Street Them Thieves Think Wall Want]
Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies: paintings on dun walls, sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls. John Hart
[ After Against Art Displayed Empty Halls Music Paintings Quiet Sculptures Spaces Traditionally Walls]
When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty. My heart hurt. I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost, barely existing. Judith Wright
[ Activities Barely Creative Deeply Empty Engaged Existing Felt Ghost Heart Hollow Hurt Often Out Some Sort Tv Were]
You'll find that empty vessels make the most sound. Johnny Rotten
[ Empty Find Make Most Sound Vessels]
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word. Alan K. Simpson
[ Any Bad Contained Distinguish Education Empty Full Good Graces Half Healing Liberal Matters Saving Truths Word]
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face. Juvenal
[ Empty Face Pockets Sing Thief Traveller Will]
We cannot let another person into our hearts or minds unless we empty ourselves. We can truly listen to him or truly hear her only out of emptiness. M. Scott Peck
[ Another Cannot Emptiness Empty Hear Hearts Her Him Into Listen Minds Only Our Ourselves Out Person Truly Unless]
The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty. William Cobbett
[ Budget Buoy Empty Falsehoods Last Long Many Off Played Press Quite Seems Spirits Their Trade Tricks Up Uttered Very Whose]
Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing. Hilaire Belloc
[ Empty Fatiguing Futile Suppose Trades Worst Writing]
Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh. Martin Farquhar Tupper
[ Common Cowards Dread Empty Laugh Mind Pointed Ridicule Strong Weak Weapon]
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves. Benjamin Whichcote
[ Empty Full None Themselves Those]
If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life. Billie Joe Armstrong
[ Emptiness Empty Full Life Look Lyrics Old Rage Seem]
We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture. Moshe Sharett
[ Come Conquer Country Culture Empty Forgotten Governs Inhabiting Inherit Land Language Savage Virtue]
There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten - before the end is told - even if there happens to be any end to it. Joseph Conrad
[ After-Dinner Any Before Cigar Easy Empty End Even Fable Forgotten Happens Here Hour Life Men Perhaps Pleasant Some Strife Told Whole Whom]
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all. Betty Friedan
[ Better Cannot Compete Dominance Empty Her Home Husband Men Neighbors Own Smother Society Son Status Than Woman]
All phenomena are empty. Bodhidharma
[ Empty Phenomena]
He who has seen everything empty itself is close to knowing what everything is filled with. Antonio Porchia
[ Close Empty Everything Filled Itself Knowing Seen]
Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow. Leon Redbone
[ Brings Close Day Dreaming Dreams Empty Here Joy Know Lonesome Means Sorrow Tomorrow Weary Wondering]
And I just remember, you know, breaking into tears and feeling so empty because, as long as Elvis was in the world, you always knew something was going and he always had something that kept everybody mesmerized. Jackie DeShannon
[ Always Because Breaking Elvis Empty Everybody Feeling Going Had Into Just Kept Knew Know Long Mesmerized Remember Something Tears World]
We have to have some rules and regulations in America, or the world would empty out here. Gary Ackerman
[ America Empty Here Out Regulations Rules Some World Would]
A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place. Luigi Pirandello
[ Caused Empty Fact Feelings First Make Place Put Reasons Sack Stand Up Won]
According to String Theory, what appears to be empty space is actually a tumultuous ocean of strings vibrating at the precise frequencies that create the 4 dimensions you and I call height, width, depth and time. Roy H. Williams
[ According Actually Appears Call Create Depth Dimensions Empty Frequencies Height Ocean Precise Space String Strings Theory Time Tumultuous Vibrating Width]
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life. Eric Hoffer
[ Empty Give Hatred Life Meaning Passionate Purpose]
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. Corrie Ten Boom
[ Does Empties Empty Sorrow Strength Today Tomorrow Worry]
The house seemed so empty without him. And I thought about the life we'd been building together for all that time. I realized I was on the brink of losing it all. It just scared me into reality. Hunter Tylo
[ Been Brink Building Empty Him House Into Just Life Losing Reality Realized Scared Seemed Thought Time Together Without]
Do not be surprised if I adore as God what you called humanity, since you talked of humanity as if it was empty of spirit and you think in the flesh according to the flesh. Michael Servetus
[ According Adore Called Empty Flesh God Humanity Since Spirit Surprised Talked Think]
Yes, I'm a real fighter. But I often ended up empty-handed. Hugo Pratt
[ Ended Fighter Often Real Up Yes]
I listened to it last night for the first time since we started this project. I went out to my car and put it in and went to an empty parking lot and just listened and read the little pamphlet that came with it. After two or three songs I burst into tears. Randy Bachman
[ After Burst Came Car Empty First Into Just Last Listened Little Lot Night Out Pamphlet Parking Project Put Read Since Songs Started Tears Three Time Two Went]
I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it. Ernest Hemingway
[ Always Deep Empty Fed Learned Never Night Part Refill Something Springs Still Stop Well Writing]
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches. Alice Roosevelt Longworth Life
[ Empty Fill Full Itches Philosophy Scratch Simple Where]
We were therefore obliged to unload our boats of their cargoes and pass them empty over the falls by means of long cords which we had provided for such purposes. William Henry Ashley
[ Boats Cords Empty Falls Had Long Means Obliged Our Over Pass Provided Purposes Such Their Them Therefore Unload Were Which]
It is not empty rhetoric to talk of the Free World. Barbara Amiel
[ Empty Free Rhetoric Talk World]
To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God. Meister Eckhart
[ Empty Full God Things]
The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes - undisturbed in form and position. Josh McDowell
[ Clothes Disciples Empty First Form Grave Minds Position Rather Stuck Thing Tomb Undisturbed]
Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement. Dwight L. Moody Age
[ Age Become Begin Empty Filled Later Life Old Preparation Purpose Retirement Should Suddenly Teens Than Until Which Will]
Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it. Dee Hock
[ Any Corner Creativity Empty Fill Instantly Make Mind Space Will Your]
I'd rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd. Johnny Giles
[ Crowd Empty Front Full House Play Rather Than]
I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship. Ben Affleck
[ Cynical Empty Enjoys Entertain Even Feel Feeling Fun Guy Hope Lead Leaves May Need One-Night Relationship Sexually Something Stands Type Vain Very Woman]
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm Forbes
[ Education Empty Mind Open Purpose Replace]
There is nothing more mysterious than a TV set left on in an empty room. It is even stranger than a man talking to himself or a woman standing dreaming at her stove. It is as if another planet is communicating with you. Jean Baudrillard
[ Another Communicating Dreaming Empty Even Her Himself Left Man More Mysterious Nothing Planet Room Set Standing Stove Stranger Talking Than Tv Woman]
I don't feel comfortable making empty music. Talib Kweli
[ Comfortable Empty Feel Making Music]
I keep my hands empty for the sake of what I have had in them. Antonio Porchia
[ Empty Had Hands Keep Sake Them]
I have had to empty two family homes during the last few years - first, the house that had been my grandmother's since 1923, and then my own country home, which we had lived in for over twenty years. Penelope Lively
[ Been Country During Empty Family Few First Grandmother Had Home Homes House Last Lived Over Own Since Then Twenty Two Which Years]
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion. Democritus
[ Atoms Else Empty Everything Except Exists Nothing Opinion Space]