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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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

My witness is the empty sky.
- Jack Kerouac

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

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
- Eric Hoffer

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

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

He who has seen everything empty itself is close to
knowing what everything is filled with.
- Antonio Porchia

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

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

All phenomena are empty.
- Bodhidharma

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

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

Empty pockets never held anyone back.
Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full,
that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.
- Saint Augustine

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

The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
- Juvenal

The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people
is that they act so continuously without much thinking,
that it becomes dry and empty.
- Brenda Ueland

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
- Malcolm Forbes

Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse
while all the others were making ships.
- Charles Simic

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

Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul,
though empty, is filled by God.
- John Buchan

None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
- Benjamin Whichcote

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

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

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

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

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

I have competed before empty stadiums a lot in my career.
- Bill Toomey

When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit;
and when it is full,
the spirit becomes body.
- Saadi

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

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

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

It's no fun to protest on an empty stomach.
- Michael Bloomberg

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

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

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

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

Life without idealism is empty indeed.
We just hope or starve to death.
- Pearl S. Buck

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

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

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is
to truly embrace your solitude.
- Jeanne Moreau

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

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

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

The great dream merchant Disney was a success because
make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land.
- Arthur Erickson

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

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

I wish my deadly foe no worse Than want of friends,
and empty purse.
- Nicholas Breton

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

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

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

Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life:
an empty stomach makes a fierce dog.
- Robert Falcon Scott

An empty canvas is full.
- Robert Rauschenberg

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook
often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Philosophy!
Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think
they can digest without eating!
- Iris Murdoch

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

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

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

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

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


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