Emptiness Quotes

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.

Merle Shain

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

Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.

Arthur Erickson

An empty house is like a stray dog or a body from which life has departed.

Samuel Butler

Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness.

Blaise Pascal

Boredom is an emptiness filled with insistence.

Leo Stein

The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness

Robert Bly

As the scene of life would be more the cold emptiness of space than the warm, dense atmosphere of planets, the advantage of containing no organic material at all, so as to be independent of both these conditions, would be increasingly felt.

John Desmond Bernal

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.

Edwin Markham

If deeds are wanting, all words appear mere vanity and emptiness.

Greek proverb

Revenge could steal a man's life until there was nothing left but emptiness.

Louis L'Amour

Idleness is emptiness; the tree in which the sap is stagnant, remains fruitless.

Hosea Ballou

Human affairs are like a chess-game: only those who do not take it seriously can be called good players. Life is like an earthen pot: only when it is shattered, does it manifest its emptiness.


To fake it is to stand guard over emptiness

Arthur Herzog

Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness.

Isabelle Adjani
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