Quotation Explorer - 'Hollow'

Being empty makes me whole sometimes. I wonder if every hollow hole has its own solidity of fulfillment - Munia Khan
Don’t waste your life trying to fill up a hollow or a hollow be filled up because it not only makes your life shallow but your conscious hollow. - Amit Abraham
Unfurl your muscles. Slip off your skin. Drop your guts in a heap on the floor.I felt my airway constrict. Damn, this was profound. I continued. Nuzzle inside the hollow of my bones. Let our breaths mingle as one. Turn liquid for me. Only for me. Bury your essence inside of my soul. - Christina Lee
The world loves to be amused by hollow professions, to be deceived by flattering appearances, to live in a state of hallucination; and can forgive everything but the plain, downright, simple, honest truth. - William Hazlitt
Gays, lesbians, straights, feminists, fascist pigs, communists, Hare Krishnas - none of them bother me. I don't care what banner they raise. But what I can't stand are hollow people. When I'm with them I just can't bare it, and wind up saying things I shouldn't. - Haruki Murakami
Ours is the fellowship of strangers who know a secret that we cannot express. We are both of us broken, shattered, hollow and alone. Only for the ones we love do we remain, painted dolls in the playhouse of this life. - Claire North
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.
The banks can, and do, create money... And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of Governments and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people.
To write what you think is to think what you write. Leave those of hollow to their dust. They are but sorry things. - D.A. Botta
Don't let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself. - Nikki Rowe
To see and feel one's beloved naked for the first time is one of life's pure, irreducible epiphanies. If there is a true religion in the universe, it must include that truth of contact or be forever hollow. - Dan Simmons
Jess couldn't stop spitting out words, because they were words like blades to hurt, and if she swallowed them, she'd be scraped hollow. - Helen Oyeyemi
Love at infancy is the strongest and puriest of all, it is mixed with infatuation and deep happiness. Persistent smile brings out hollow dimples, and persistent frowns brings out hollow wrinkles. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Persistent smile brings out hollow dimples, and persistent frowns brings out hollow wrinkles. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. - Buddha
Now hollow fires burn out to black,And lights are fluttering low:Square your shoulders, lift your packAnd leave your friends and go.O never fear, lads, naught’s to dread,Look not left nor right: In all the endless road you treadThere’s nothing but the night. - A.E. Housman
Sometimes I feel like I’m not solid. I’m hollow. There’s nothing behind my eyes. I’m a negative of a person. All I want is blackness, blackness and silence. - Sylvia Plath
I didn't have all the answers, but at least I had a goal. Revenge. Who cared if it would eat me up inside and leave me hollow? - Brandon Sanderson
There comes a time when attachments no longer clasp you; the drift begins slowly and you can comprehend that all relationships are hollow, phoney and transient. - Balroop Singh
When a book and a head collide and there is a hollow sound, is it always from the book? - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
It was a burden on all her muscles. A hollow deeper than her bones. She braced herself though, she knew why Atlas stood so tall. - Hubert Martin
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
Belief & Trust should be deep from mind & heart. Love is just emotional...without Belief & Trust, love is like an empty bottle. Only the outer layer will be present, the inside will be ALWAYS hollow.. - Shibin Thomas
Whatever made me the way I am left me hollow, empty inside, unable to feel. It doesn't seem like a big deal. - Jeff Lindsay
Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex. - Hunter S. Thompson
The center of my sins stuck behind a blocked door, circled by hollow deeds spread on my lifetime’s floor - Munia Khan
You are whole today, looking back at fragments of the past. Such a hollow foundation for such a powerful person. - Hubert Martin
I'll try a pagan friend, thought I, since Christian kindness has proved but hollow courtesy. - Herman Melville
Perhaps this is what the stories meant when they called somebody heartsick. Your heart and your stomach and your whole insides felt empty and hollow and aching. - Gabriel García Márquez
The magic fades too fastthe scent of summer never lasts the nights turn hollow and vast but nothing remains...nothing lasts. - Sanober Khan
On these days, I've never felt so hollow. Recollecting the many pieces of me that were lost in past sub-lives. They were the minor characters of my novel life, the sub-plots to the whole story. On these days I was the binding that held the book together, I was not the words. - Hubert Martin
We might be hollow, but we're brave - Lorde
I could feel a deep connection to Spirit in every glorious sunset and awesome wonder in every uncurling flower, but I couldn’t feel anything like that in the hollow words of men gone by. - Patricia Robin Woodruff, The Call of the Spectacled Owl
Don't make homes out of hollow hero's that don't know how to save themselves. - Nikki Rowe
His scent engulfed me - fresh night air and evergreen. I buried my face in the hollow beneath his jaw as he shoved his Light into me- a terrible force of the sort I'd never imagined, hungry for distraction, intoxicating to the point of addiction. - Jocelyn Adams
I didn't do anything but sit quietly and pay attention to the fact that my hollow chest was still beating. I was still alive and could see that the new normal wasn't so bad. - Dee Williams
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