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Empties Quotes

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If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Related topics: Wisdom Lesson Education

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow...
but only empties today of its strength.
- C. H. Spurgeon

Love is like an hourglass,
with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
- Jules Renard

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows,
but only empties today of its strength.
- Charles Spurgeon

 

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow.
It empties today of its strength.
- Corrie Ten Boom

Now when I enter a carriage, it almost empties.
But there's always one brave enough to stay.
- Grace Jones

It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow,
but only empties today of its strength.
- Charles Spurgeon

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Life is empty and meaningless
because life is empty and meaningless.
- Werner Erhard

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

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

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty -
is exceedingly powerful.
- Alan Watts

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty.
Empty what's full.
Scratch where it itches.
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
- Malcolm Forbes

All phenomena are empty.
- Bodhidharma

Inner space is so much more interesting,
because outer space is so empty.
- Theodore Sturgeon

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.
- Mao Tse-Tung

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

Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb.
- Josh McDowell

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

Whoever thinks that he alone has speech,
or possesses speech or mind above others,
when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
- Sophocles

An empty canvas is a living wonder...
far lovelier than certain pictures.
- Wassily Kandinsky

I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic.
The desert, the empty space, the drama.
- Ang Lee

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

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

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

January, month of empty pockets!
let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

When we talk about democracy, if the people's
stomach is empty, democracy is also empty.
Democracy can not be installed by fiat;
it must be achieved by the people themselves.
- Jimmy Yen

An empty canvas is full.
- Robert Rauschenberg

I'd got very successful, everyone knew who I was,
but I felt very empty.
- Boy George

I looked into that empty bottle and I saw myself.
- Grace Metalious

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

Love is like wine.
To sip is fine, but to empty the bottle is a headache.
- Julio Iglesias

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

If you want to be a star, don't bother doing it because
it ends up being very empty.
- Judith Light

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

In a full heart there is room for everything,
and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
- Antonio Porchia

Make an empty space in any corner of your mind,
and creativity will instantly fill it.
- Dee Hock

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

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

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

I don't feel comfortable making empty music.
- Talib Kweli

I liked Germany; I'm not into Berlin,
it's too huge and empty and imposing,
but Munich was good.
- Graham Coxon

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

Nothing exists except atoms and empty space;
everything else is opinion.
- Democritus

Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades,
the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.
- Hilaire Belloc

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

The theatre fulfills, whereas the cinema is empty.
- Marie Trintignant

To be full of things is to be empty of God.
To be empty of things is to be full of God.
- Meister Eckhart

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish.
Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
- Eric Hoffer

We are aware only of the empty space in the forest,
which only yesterday was filled with trees.
- Anna Freud

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind;
but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
- Immanuel Kant

An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space
at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.
- Jules Renard

If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
- Lord Byron

It is not empty rhetoric to talk of the Free World.
- Barbara Amiel

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

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

Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.
- Arthur Koestler

Yes, I'm a real fighter.
But I often ended up empty-handed.
- Hugo Pratt

I keep my hands empty for the sake of what I have had in them.
- Antonio Porchia


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