Quotation Explorer - 'Emptiness'

This will be a winter so desolate, only memory can fill the emptiness - John Geddes
There is no pain greater than this; not the cut of a jagged-edged dagger nor the fire of a dragon's breath. Nothing burns in your heart like the emptiness of losing something, someone, before you truly have learned of its value.
Emptiness is like air. It floats around unseen but you know it's there. - PureDragonWolf
A constant human error: to believe in an end to one's fantasies. Our daydreams are the measure of our unreachable truth. The secret of all things lies in the emptiness of the formula that guard them. - Floriano Martins
I honestly think that depression, unhappiness or the feeling of emptiness is more a lack of amazement about life than anything else. - Jellis Vaes
Life felt hideously empty. But she told herself that was only because women are educated to think that marriage will be a sudden panacea to all emptiness, and although she'd fought off such notions, she had no doubt been infected by them. - Marilyn French
Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaces by vague ritual. - Frank Herbert
You think it’s a game?Unintelligible? Ha!Envision no spoons.This is serious.It is a matter of joyversus emptiness. - Kristen Henderson
Sometimes a night of over-eating leaves you hungry for something you can't name. An emptiness haunted me. An emptiness I didn't have a name for until I met Jeb. Now, I' m starving. - Kim Briggs
First Embody the Emptiness of SilenceNext Embody the Fullness of Honesty & LoveThus Be HeavenSage Hope () SH... - Omid Mankoo
our triumphant age of plenty is riddled with darker feelings of doubt, cynicism, distrust, boredom and a strange kind of emptiness - Samuel Johnson
By sharing, we express our gratitude for abundance and create emptiness for receiving. - Debasish Mridha
Happiness is as fragile and fleeting as a bubble soap. Water down the last dregs of happiness and turn them into bubbles to fill the void. It may nothing more than an illusion, but it was still better than the emptiness. - Kanae Minato
When you feel you are badly falling into the emptiness, stick to the reason , stick to the logic; they will reverse the situation! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You can only fit so many words in a postcard, only so many in a phone call, only so many into space before you forget that words are sometimes used for things other than filling emptiness. - Sarah Kay
Somewhere, somehow, maybe I can find someone who can make my heart beat again.. For everyday that I pine for your love, and for every single time you reject me, I start to die deep inside.. That throbbing pain has slowly turned into numbing emptiness.. - Laarni Venus Marie
The pain we cause will haunt our memories and eat at our souls. I do not seek forgiveness, only the emptiness of death. - Harley King
Music fills the emptiness of our souls with the indescribable universal ecstasy - Debasish Mridha
My job as a poet, is not to succumb to despair but to find in words, an antidote for the emptiness of existence. - Michelle Geaney
Sometimes the emptiness in a room becomes palpable as if you could reach out and touch it real, hear its silence, feel its black nothingness. It invades your spirit, your soul like a stealthy misperception; a liquid lie that whispers and will not die, and makes you fight to stay alive. - Gloria Smith
I have lived my life growing up with emptiness in hope that I would someday find you. That emptiness is now a broken Heart - Duane Henderson
Every broken piece of me fell on every broken piece of you and when I took the missing parts, like the emptiness of me I saw the emptiness of you and I poured my half upon you to fill you whole. I risked it all just to dream you complete and catch you one day free in the wild. - Robert M. Drake
The best moments in reading are when you come across your own suppressed emptiness. You stand face to face with a character in your book, a person you never met, someone even who is long dead…And you finally realize that the book is not what you’ve been reading. - Hillary Wen
To create is to defy emptiness. It is generous, it affirms. To make is to add to the world, not subtract from it. - Charlotte Wood
To create emptiness in your heart, let it go with love and fill it with infinite love. - Debasish Mridha
Painting reflects. It kills you in a colourful shower of emptiness. Flatness. Randomness. And beauty. Yes, it is the most pure beauty I have ever felt in my life. - Nigel Tomm
Sometimes we want something so bad, but when we get it, there is still an emptiness inside. The real secret is to enjoy the journey to the goal and learn from all the experiences. - Inshan Meahjohn
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent. - Virginia Woolf
The whole house seemed to exhale a melancholy breath of emptiness - Michael Chabon
I pulled the blanket around my shoulders. The sky was dark and vast and empty and not even a plane disturbed that sullen stillness, not even a star. The emptiness above was now mine within. It was a part of me, like a freckle, like a bruise. Like a middle name now one acknowledged. - Sarah Winman
If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life. - Green Day
By giving up what you are holding, you create emptiness to receive. - Debasish Mridha
We often feel proud of our knowledge even when it is filled with emptiness. - Debasish Mridha
Soul receives from soul that knowledge, therefore not by book nor from tongue. If knowledge of mysteries come after emptiness of mind, that is illumination of heart. - Jalaluddin Rumi
And in the end... Not even that old familiar sensation of emptiness. Just a hint of helplessness, a frustration for a lost time from a result prematurely injured and failed. - Irina Sopas
And the peace which I always found in the silence and emptiness of the moors filled me utterly - James Herriot
Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for a space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe. Silence is not an absence but a presence. Not an emptiness but repletion A filling up. - Anne D. LeClaire
All life is emptiness. Fill it with endless love, bliss, and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.
Don't hide your emptiness. Fill it with love and give it away to fill your life with joy. - Debasish Mridha
When we give with love and joy, and accept with an open heart and deep gratitude, abundance fills our emptiness. - Debasish Mridha
A busy life is filled with tremendous emptiness. - Debasish Mridha
Long dormant feelings poured through my dried-up limbs and wound through me, slowly filling the emptiness. Like an irrigated field, I felt myself blossom and grow with new vigor. He was the sun, and the tenderness he showed me was life-giving water. - Colleen Houck
Emptiness is not a great loss. It creates a great opportunity to fill yourself again and again with great love. - Debasish Mridha
In the world of emptiness, hope is a treasure to behold. - Frankyz Uche Anujuo
Give everything away. Create an emptiness to fill again and again with love. - Debasish Mridha
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,That we may record our emptiness. - Kahlil Gibran
When you learn to see the beauty in emptiness, your life will become more abundant. - Debasish Mridha
The inner emptiness is the door to God. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Sometimes I feel so alone in the world. A tiny speck of nothing in a sea of emptiness. - Edwyna Hughes
I am not me, I am not a human being.I am empty. Infinite emptiness dwells in me.I am the spirit.Emptiness is me. - Debasish Mridha
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
They may call your victories, "lucky"...They may mock your failures...They may laugh at your heartache...But still, they will never be happy. This is the cyclical emptiness of the hater mindset. - Steve Maraboli
In all our searching, the only thing we've found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other. - Carl Sagan
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. - Eric Hoffer
The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence. - Woody Allen
I decided I would fill the emptiness in me with God and with paint. - Kimberly Novosel
The emptiness, the way his heels rang on the asphalt,was satisfying, emphasised his aloneness. A man alone, alone late at night with no one to say he should be home in bed. - Dan Davin
You have to create emptiness to fill it with success. - Debasish Mridha
Even a book with completely empty pages will change you because you will start thinking about the reason behind this emptiness and once you enter the thinking territory it means that you entered a territory of change! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Fill life with emptiness to enjoy the abundance. - Debasish Mridha
The inner being is not only the meditative quality within, the inner silence and emptiness, it is the door to the whole. - Swami Dhyan Giten
We guarantee rude emptiness for ourselves; later in life, when we treat children as - "empty buckets", today. - Aniruddha Sastikar
It would take a while before the postmodern Narcissus perceived the ruins of society behind the emptiness of his mirror. - Paul Verhaeghe
Life has only three states-Happiness,Grief and Emptiness.The extreme state of life is emptiness. - Deshwal Sachin
The deepest realization of meditation is that your being is a non-being. It is a nothing, a vast emptiness without boundaries. It is a no-self. The feeling of self, of "I" is false. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
The greatest wisdom is to understand emptiness. - Ragesh Nair
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