Empties: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations EmptiesIt's very expressive of myself. I just lump everything in a great heap which I have labeled ''the past,'' and, having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, I am ready to continue.ndash;AnonymousTotal loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.ndash;Hannah ArendtIf a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.ndash;Benjamin FranklinOur greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.ndash;Eric HofferWe for a certainty are not the first have sat in taverns while the tempest hurled their hopeful plans to emptiness, and cursed whatever brute and blackguard made the world.ndash;A. E. HousmanBowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.ndash;Edwin MarkhamA narrow neck keeps the bottle from being emptied in one swig.ndash;Irish ProverbLove is like an hourglass With the heart filling up As the brain empties.ndash;Jules RenardWe are all prone to the malady of the introvert who, with the manifold spectacle of the world spread out before him, turns away and gazes only upon the emptiness within. But let us not imagine there is anything grand about the introvert's unhappiness.ndash;Bertrand RussellLoving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.ndash;Merle Shain
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