Nothing inside. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about empty and emptiness.

Half empty is better than empty

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A painter's got a canvas. The writer's got reams of empty paper. A musician has silence.
Keith Richards

Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.
Jean Kilbourne

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
Eric Hoffer

An empty purse frightens away friends.
If you get poor, your 'friends' will disappear.

An empty vessel makes much noise.
Foolish or stupid people talk too much.

An excellent appearance, an empty pocket.

Be empty. Be still. Just watch everything come and go. This is the way of Nature.

Empty vessels make the most noise.
People who don't know much are often talking a lot.

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
William Shakespeare

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
Albert Einstein

Is the glass half empty or half full?
A rhetorical question to indicate that there could be a cause for optimism (half full) or pessimism (half empty).

My fashion philosophy is, if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.
Elayne Boosler

One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.
Stephen Hawking

The optimist says, "the glass is half full".
The pessimist says, "the glass is half empty".
The rationalist says, "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be".
(unknown author)

Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.
Kahlil Gibran

Without music, life would be a blank to me.
Jane Austen
Source: Emma

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.

You don't miss the cow until the stall is empty.

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