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But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
Now and then, someone is able to look at an empty space, conclude it would be a great place to start a revolution, and bravely go forward.
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
My fashion philosophy is, if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.
To an honest judge, the alleged marriage between religion and science is a shallow, empty, spin-doctored sham.
I talk to God but the sky is empty.
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
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.
Science has taught us, against all intuition, that apparently solid things like crystals and rocks are really almost entirely composed of empty space. And the familiar illustration is the nucleus of an atom is a fly in the middle of a sports stadium, and the next atom is in the next sports stadium.
An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.
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.
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.
January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
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.
When I was 9 or 10, I had a ten-cent business: I would walk your dog for a dime, go to the store for a dime, empty your garbage for a dime - and then I could use the money to buy tricks at the magic store.
Did your mother never tell you not to drink on an empty head?
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
All phenomena are empty.
Never try to negotiate with anyone after he or she has eaten. People are best persuaded on an empty stomach. And forget power breakfasts. There is no convincing anyone of anything before 10 A.M.
Losing my daughter was a very serious pain. There was always some empty space in my heart.
So much of my sense of who I am is tied to mothering. When they left home, I fell into a huge, empty, black hole. Your children are grown and your career has slowed down - all the stuff that took up so much attention is gone, and you're left with expansive time and space.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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