Quotation Explorer - 'Filling'

Cherubs fan our foolish fires, filling hearts with mad desires. They prick our pride and haughtiness with quick, angelic naughtiness. - John Biccard
Filling a bookcase is like gathering a social circle.
Education is not only filling the mind with knowledge, but it is igniting the candle that enlightens the mind. - Debasish Mridha
Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling. - Dave Barry
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
Education is not filling up a box but seeing what you can create with one and don't you ever forget that! - Jill Telford
I wished I hadn’t majored in women filling their pockets with stones and sticking their heads into ovens. Maybe tomorrow the pinhole would widen and I would want to be a marine biologist. - Kat Clark
I am filling my life with an abundance of love every day and in every way so that I can give it away. - Debasish Mridha
The horse is by Nature a very lazy animal whose idea of heaven is an enormous field of lush grass in which he can graze undisturbed until his belly is full, and after a pleasant doze can start filling himself up all over again. - Captain Elwin Hartley Edwards
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - W.B. Yeats
Books, in the plural lose their solidity of substance and become a gas, filling all available space. - John Derbyshire
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over. So in a series of acts of kindness there is, at last, one which makes the heart run over. - James Boswell
-a superb moon, round as a pumpkin and golden as honey, filling the rooftop world with light, and deep, mysterious shadow. - Barbara Sleigh
I've worked hard to remember it...The problem is I'm not sure what's real memory and what's my brain filling in details, like a guy whose heart stops and he thinks he sees a bright light. Except I'm sure of my bright light. - Phil Klay
Your head is filling up... - Matthew Sawyer
Participating in the filling of others' brains with knowledge and know-how is just an extraordinary gift only very few have. Hence, teaching a language is indeed opening these brains to the world with its similarities and dissimilarities taught in different words. - Messaoud Mohammed
The one who lives solely with the many, solely with the best, lives only as briefly as that which he owns, passes his tests. The one living by his actions, and by his deeds, will live his full life owning the average, happily having them, filling his needs. - Fabian Gustafsson
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Nikola Tesla
The way to success is not a straight line segment. It's a dotted line with little packs of failure filling the potholes of broken edges inbetween. - Israelmore Ayivor
Others hide from being real by filling the air with words; the more words they throw out, the less actual communication happens and they are left with only an illusion of connection. This is the intimacy they so ardently seek but with these coping skills find so elusive. - David W. Earle
The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations, they think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that bit, but steadily building, steadily building. - Robert Collier
Once you understand the power of stimulus control, you can use it to your advantage by changing the stimuli in your environment and avoiding undesirable ones; or, if that's not possible, by filling your consciousness with thoughts about their less tempting aspects. - Jonathan Haidt
Let us not dwell into past thoughts, worn out ideas, false beliefs. Let them go so that you can create a new self by emptying your mind and filling it with new thoughts, ideas, and visions. - Debasish Mridha
Anything creative requires a bit of acting,and filling in blanks with imagination. - Christina Westover
Jesus doesn’t make up the difference. Jesus makes all the difference. Grace is not about filling gaps. It is about filling us. - Brad Wilcox
In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fueled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation! - Jaeda DeWalt
I’m quietly sipping my coffee,sitting on the deck,settled in to my little jungle of herbs and buzzing bees,letting my thoughts wander, soaked in the warmth of the rising sun.Breathing in and out the soft air filling the moment with fluids of peace. - Anna Asche
Learning is not filling up a box but seeing and imagining what we can create with it. - Jill Telford
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. - Jules Renard
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
Hold a retrospective approach in your spirit to figure out your loopholes and try to forge out for filling them for a lucrative self growth - Anshul Dubey
Gratitude is an overflow of the pleasure filling your soul. - Raheel Farooq
We can fill our lives with ‘stuff,’ but as we do we’re concurrently filling our lives with the obligation to maintain that ‘stuff. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Sitting at the old patio table she’d cleared of leaves, she smiled and leaned back. The stars looked twisted in the limbs of the trees, like Christmas lights. She felt like part of the hollow around her was filling. She’d come here with too many expectations. - Sarah Addison Allen
THE FIRST PRINCIPLE OF GASTRONOMY There's a rule for proper dosesin the dinner-eaters lore:one should stop the filling processwhile one still has room for more. And if someone at the tablehad reminded me before -Hallelujah! I'd be ableto absorb a little more. - Piet Hein
It lies here deep in the heart, the small chest of painSharp words like daggers placed it hereTo fill with hurtIn filling it grew heavy and drug me downFor to not feel is not to liveUntil I rest at last in dirtThe worst of you got the best of me… - Neil Leckman
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. - Socrates
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
The only tension that gets my attention, is when I stick a fork too close to my silver filling. - A Kalon Writer
"Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness. - Mary Oliver
We are energetic beings, all we do is filling voids. - Stefan Emunds
You can't drink from the cup while you're filling it up. - Laura Hajek
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. - Benjamin Franklin
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space. - Rebecca West
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