Quotations About / On: EMPTY

  • 1.
    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).)
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  • 2.
    Do not be decieved, you are not worthless for having empty pocket; a worthless person is him who has empty head
    (Oladehinde Ibikunle,2012)
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  • 3.
    The hunter at times comes home empty handed.
    (life.)
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  • 4.
    As desire recedes, the world becomes clear, pale, and empty.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 5.
    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.)
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  • 6.
    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).)
  • 7.
    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.)
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  • 8.
    The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 9.
    The American ideal is youth—handsome, empty youth.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. The Wisdom of the Heart, "Raimu," (1947). "In America," Miller explained, "youth means simply athleticism, disrespect, gangsterism, or sickly idealism expressing itself through thinly disguised and badly digested social science theories acted out by idiots who are desperadoes at heart.")
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  • 10.
    Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
    (Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), German philosopher. Critique of Pure Reason, "Transcendental Logic," Introduction, part 1, p. 57, Kant Selections, ed. T.M. Greene, Scribners, New York (1920). Basis for Kant's theory.)
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