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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.
The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
Corrie Ten Boom
Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
I'm in awe of the universe, but I don't necessarily believe there's an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
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
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.
Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
We are all born as empty vessels which can be shaped by moral values.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
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
We are aware only of the empty space in the forest, which only yesterday was filled with trees.
Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
Empty heads, cognitive science has taught us, learn nothing. The powerful cultural and personal flexibility of our species is owed at least in part to our starting off so well-informed; we are good learners because we know what to pay attention to and what questions are the right ones to ask.
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.
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.
The first thing I did was give up sweet tea because I drank so much. I'd start drinking at lunchtime and wouldn't set it down until I went to bed. When you calculate how much empty calories and how much sugar I was consuming, it was staggering. So I haven't had a glass of sweet tea in three years.
To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb.
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.
We did some soul-searching. Was the cable industry obsolete? Was it an opportune time to get out? Our conclusion was that if you rebuilt your system with this new fiber-optic coaxial hybrid - which we now call broadband - the glass was half full, not half empty. We could compete.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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