41+ Best Empty Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational empty quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Empty Quotes

If emptiness is empty, how can something be borne or awaken from it. – Dejan Stojanovic

Being empty makes me whole sometimes. I wonder if every hollow hole has its own solidity of fulfillment. – Munia Khan

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. – Samuel Beckett

Moments of suffering are meant to empty us so that we may have the potential to tap into our truest depths. – Kamand Kojouri

Alone, I often fall down into nothingness. I must push my foot stealthily lest I should fall off the edge of the world into nothingness. I have to bang my head against some hard door to call myself back to the body. – Virginia Woolf

It is beautiful, it is endless, it is full and yet seems empty. It hurts us. – Jackson Pearce

There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave. – Charlotte Eriksson

The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness. – Robert Bly

This was something she would keep hidden within herself, maybe in place of the knot of pain and anger she had been carrying under her breastbone…a security blanket, an ace up her sleeve. She might never use it, but she would always feel its presence like a swelling secret stone, and that way when she let go of the rage, she would not feel nearly as empty. – Jodi Picoult

I am empty of everything. I am empty of everything but the thin, frail ghosts in my room. – Jean Rhys

There are people in the world, who are just wrong, and then there are the masses of population that are right, or at the very least they lie in the veil of between. I on the other hand, do not belong to any group. I don’t exist. It’s not that I don’t have substance; I have a body like everyone else. I can feel the fire when it burns against my skin, the rain when it caresses my face and the breeze as it fingers my hair. I have all the senses that other people do. I am just empty, inside. – J.D. Stroube

We become aware of the void as we fill it. – Antonio Porchia

You must know nothing before you can learn something, and be empty before you can be filled. Is not the emptiness of the bowl what makes it useful? As for laws, a parrot can repeat them word for word. Their spirit is something else again. As for governing, one must first be lowest before being highest. – Lloyd Alexander

A sad soul needs an infinite horizon which can throw all his sorrow into the silence of the eternal emptiness! – Mehmet Murat ildan

Her complexity is a glorious fire that consumes, while her simplicity goes unapproachable. But if one takes time to understand her, there is something beautiful to find, something simple to be loved. But she goes unloved, for being misunderstood. – Anthony Liccione

The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence. – Woody Allen

On those occasions when he had killed in the dark, he later needed to see his victims’ faces because, in some unlit corner of his heart, he half expected to find his own face looking up at him, ice-white and dead-eyed.Deep down, the dream-victim had said,You know that you’re already dead yourself, burnt out inside. You realize that you have far more in common with your victims after you’ve killed them than before. – Dean Koontz

Life is an empty bottle filled with love. – Santosh Kalwar

Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities. – D.T. Suzuki

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better. – Blaise Pascal

This will be a winter so desolate, only memory can fill the emptiness. – John Geddes

You can only fit so many words in a postcard, only so many in a phone call, only so many into space before you forget that words are sometimes used for things other than filling emptiness. – Sarah Kay

The inner emptiness is the door to God. – Swami Dhyan Giten

Become totally empty. Quiet the restlessness of the mind. Only then will you witness everything unfolding from emptiness. – Laozi

But to me nothing, the negative, the empty, is exceedingly powerful. – Alan Watts

When I feel truly alone, with a sense of being lost, even empty inside, it is then I realize I have unknowingly moved away from God, so I move back. – David L. Weatherford

You are not feeling empty because you don’t have much money. You are feeling empty because you have not yet encountered your real self, you have not come to your authentic individuality. – Rajneesh

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

The more space and emptiness you can create in yourself, then you can let the rest of the world come in and fill you up. – Jeff Bridges

I decided I would fill the emptiness in me with God and with paint. – Kimberly Novosel

This was the truth at the core of my existence: this yawning emptiness, scantily clad in rage. – Hillary Jordan

The greatest tragedies in life is not untimely death, but to live a life for emptiness. – Topsy Gift

To fake it is to stand guard over emptiness. – Arthur Herzog

The funny thing about having all this so-called success is that behind it is a certain horrible emptiness. – Sam Shepard

Empty, I echo to the least football. – Sylvia Plath

The rest of my life stretches out as an emptiness before me. – Kazuo Ishiguro

There are so many empty people walking around on this little planet. Lonely peole. Angry people. Bitter. Forgotten. – Jeyn Roberts

There’s just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself otherwise. – Sarah Dessen

They are words that are easy enough to say and which fill vast empty spaces. – Paulo Coelho

Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless like water. – Bruce Lee

Some people feel like they don’t deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past. – Jon Krakauer

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