Quotations About / On:
Unarmed war of her
Beyond the scraps of our love
I am empty in this world
Splitting empty in emptiness
Do not be decieved, you are not worthless for having empty pocket; a worthless person is him who has empty head
The hunter at times comes home empty handed.
The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
(Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 88 (1973).)
'the question was always 'is the glass half full or half
empty', but since air takes the place of liquid, the glass
is always full'
A bucket half full is a bucket half empty.
By Edward Kofi Louis.
'Let me move like a snail as sluggish as the weak to my destiny rather than running as fast as an athletic sprinter to a destination empty handed'
(Journeying to my destiny I achieves by gentle careful steps forward.)
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelingsalways darker, emptier, simpler than they are.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 502, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Gay Science, first edition, "Third Book," aphorism 179, "Thoughts," (1882).)
As desire recedes, the world becomes clear, pale, and empty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)