65 Empty Quotes On Success In Life

These empty quotes will inspire you. Empty, to remove all of (something) or containing nothing; not filled or occupied.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging empty quotes, empty sayings, and empty proverbs.

Best Empty Quotes

  1. “Fill what is empty, empty what is full, and scratch where it itches.” ~ Tallulah Bankhead
  2. “I looked into that empty bottle and I saw myself.” ~ Grace Metalious
  3. “If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  4. “If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything.” ~ Shunryu Suzuki

  5. “I wish my deadly foe, no worse than want of friends, and empty purse.” ~ Nicholas Breton
  6. “All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.” ~ Demosthenes
  7. “I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth
  8. “It is the opener of the heart of God, and a means by which the soul, though empty, is filled.” ~ John Bunyan

  9. “They say you don’t get over someone until you find someone or something better. As humans, we don’t deal well with emptiness. Any empty space must be filled. Immediately. The pain of emptiness is too strong. It compels the victim to fill that place. A single moment with that empty spot causes excruciating pain. That’s why we run from distraction to distraction and from attachment to attachment.” ~ Yasmin Mogahed
  10. “Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.” ~ Saint Augustine
  11. “The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes – undisturbed in form and position.” ~ Josh McDowell
  12. “Love to be real, it must cost—it must hurt—it must empty us of self.” ~ Mother Teresa

  13. “What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?” ~ Michelangelo
  14. “I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  15. “If you argue and rankle and contradict, you may achieve a victory sometimes; but it will be an empty victory because you will never get your opponent’s good will.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  16. “Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.” ~ Joseph Addison

  17. “When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed by the TV, I felt empty and hungry. My heart hurt… I often felt hollow or as if I were some kind of wispy ghost, barely existing.” ~ Judith Wright
  18. “Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.” ~ Sophocles
  19. “Genius of a kind has always been with me; an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality; an excellent, strong woman’s body and a pitiably starved soul.” ~ Mary MacLane
  20. “Yes, I’m a real fighter. But I often ended up empty-handed.” ~ Hugo Pratt

  21. “I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things.” ~ Janeane Garofalo
  22. “Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.” ~ Democritus
  23. “Life is full and overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter.” ~ Eileen Caddy
  24. “Empty vessels make the most sound.” ~ John Lydgate

  25. “Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.” ~ Immanuel Kant
  26. “Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  27. “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom
  28. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

  29. “The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.” ~ William Shakespeare
  30. “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! Why do you stay in prison When the door is so wide open?” ~ Rumi
  31. “I’m not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It’s not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.” ~ Ben Affleck , Feeling empty quotes
  32. “I’ve led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation.” ~ Larry David

  33. “What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.” ~ Desiderius Erasmus
  34. “Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.” ~ Ellen Goodman
  35. “And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot. But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.” ~ Barack Obama
  36. “Is the glass half full, or half empty? It depends on whether you’re pouring, or drinking.” ~ Bill Cosby

  37. “Some people think of the glass as half full. Some people think of the glass as half empty. I think of the glass as too big.” ~ George Carlin
  38. “You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.” ~ Michelangelo Antonioni
  39. “An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  40. “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless – like water.” ~ Bruce Lee

  41. “Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.” ~ Hilaire Belloc
  42. “Fame is nothing but an empty name.” ~ Charles Churchill
  43. “If you want to be a star, don’t bother doing it because it ends up being very empty.” ~ Judith Light
  44. “No person, possession, profession, or position ever fills the cup of a wounded, empty heart. It’s an emptiness only God can fill.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst

  45. “Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.” ~ Diane Black
  46. “Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.” ~ Homer
  47. “It is said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  48. “He who has seen everything empty itself is close to knowing what everything is filled with.” ~ Antonio Porchia

  49. “My witness is the empty sky.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  50. “Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.” ~ Stephen Hawking
  51. “But to me nothing – the negative, the empty – is exceedingly powerful.” ~ Alan Watts
  52. “None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.” ~ Benjamin Whichcote

  53. “Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.” ~ Charles M. Schulz
  54. “Abundance is a process of letting go; that which is empty can receive.” ~ Bryant H. McGill
  55. “In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.” ~ Antonio Porchia
  56. “All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.” ~ William Butler Yeats

  57. “If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life.” ~ Billie Joe Armstrong , Empty quotes life
  58. “One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.” ~ Pam Brown
  59. “If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.” ~ Lord Byron
  60. “There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot.” ~ John Cage

  61. “An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.” ~ Albert Einstein
  62. “The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  63. “I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half-empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.” ~ Janeane Garofalo
  64. “Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  65. “An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.” ~ Eric Hoffer

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