Quotation Explorer - 'Vacuum'

In today's world, no State, however powerful, can protect itself on its own. Likewise, no country, weak or strong, can realize prosperity in a vacuum.
He who denies the existence of a truth because it sounds negative creates a vacuum that draws the darkness unto him.
Nature abhors a vacuum, but not as much as cats do. - Lee Entrekin
People give pain, are callous and insensitive, empty and cruel...but place heals the hurt, soothes the outrage, fills the terrible vacuum that these human beings make. - Eudora Welty
Uninformed, America may succumb to bad ideas and leaders. In succumbing, we fail to fulfill our destiny. Well informed, America rises as far as the good ideas and leaders it proactively chooses. In so rising, we fulfill our destiny and offer to the world vacuum its last best hope. () - Scott L. Vanatter
Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1.5 tons. - unknown
There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum. - Arthur C. Clarke
Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors a vacuum and they have not discovered any continuous employment for man's nobler faculties. - Henry David Thoreau
REALITY, n. The dream of a mad philosopher. That which would remain in the cupel if one should assay a phantom. The nucleus of a vacuum. - Ambrose Bierce
The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles. - Ayn Rand
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
A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with. - Tennessee Williams
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set. - Harriet Van Horne
Since nature abhors a vacuum, the void must be in you. - Marty Rubin
Living in a vacuum sucks. - Adrienne E. Gusoff
MacKenzie grinned at Mim. "They love the modern appliances.""Especially the electric floor sweeper," Valor chuckled."Defiance really has a thing for the vacuum cleaner," MacKenzie agreed in a secretive whisper."If he ever has kids, he'll probably name the first one Hoover," Havoc snickered. - Taylor Longford
Writing can be taught or learned in the vacuum. We must say to students in every area of knowledge: "This is a how other people have written about this subject. Read it; study it; think about it. You can do it too. - William Zinsser
In that day, we didn't have no remote controls and vacuum cleaners. If you wanted all that stuff you had children! - Tyler Perry
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