Quotations About / On:
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).)
Do not be decieved, you are not worthless for having empty pocket; a worthless person is him who has empty head
'Just a glimpse of your slightest shadow can satisfy my empty heart'
When beauty is depleted lowly, it becomes like empty cans.
(For whom who use and abuse their beauty.)
The hunter at times comes home empty handed.
As desire recedes, the world becomes clear, pale, and empty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.
(Arthur Koestler (1905-1983), Hungarian-born British author. New York Times (July 21, 1969).
On the first moon-landing.)
How empty is theory in the presence of fact!
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Hank Morgan, in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, ch. 43 (1889).)
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
(Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), British Labour politician. Queen's Speech debate, House of Commons, Nov. 3, 1959. Quoted in Aneurin Bevan, vol. 2, ch. 16, Michael Foot (1973).
Referring to Harold Macmillan.)
The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)