Nothing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Nothing

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There is a certain comfort in waking up and finding that Michael Jackson is still the Big Story. At least it tells you that nothing horrible has happened in the world that would force them to move on to real news.
~By Pat Sajak ~


I think what happened there was just the budget would be too big to build these sets because nothing really exists here in New York of that period; you have to build it all.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
~By Paul Fussell ~


I'll see Naomi Wolf on television periodically, I have nothing against her and what she says, but I'll feel that she's a politician, like she's got an agenda to get across and that she doesn't always say what's really true or exactly what she feels.
~By Elizabeth Wurtzel ~


I don't think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
~By John le Carre ~


We should not say that one man's hour is worth another man's hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time's carcass.
~By Karl Marx ~


I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.
~By Joe Rogan ~


To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch.
~By Yoshida Kenko ~


Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language.
~By Henri Bergson ~


A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.
~By Edward Heath ~


Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


If I had any balls whatsoever, I'd make nothing but Jay and Silent Bob flicks for the rest of my life. However, being a critical whore, I've gotta move on and 'grow' beyond those characters.
~By Kevin Smith ~


No longer is there a quest for the truth so much as there is this apparent need to present both sides of an issue even if one is nothing but lies and distortions.
~By Joe Wilson ~


I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.
~By Cicely Tyson ~


The painter must give a completely free rein to any feeling or sensations he may have and reject nothing to which he is naturally drawn.
~By Lucian Freud ~


Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
~By John Keats ~


Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


They, that unnamed "they," they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up-and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me.
~By Gregory Corso ~


Most artists have experienced the creative block. We get stuck in our work. We beat our head against the wall: nothing. Sometimes, it is because we are trying something at the wrong time.
~By Lukas Foss ~


That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
~By Swami Vivekananda ~


Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come of nothing.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
~By Katharine Butler Hathaway ~


Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
~By Horace ~


Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty.
~By Ann Oakley ~


The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


I knew nothing about the people who ran the game in those days.
~By Tommy Smith ~


A doctrine of class war seemed to provide a solution to the problem of poverty to people who know nothing about how wealth is created.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


To hate, to love, to think, to feel, to see; all this is nothing but to perceive.
~By David Hume ~


She had the kids during the day and I would have them at night. That way they were never alone. I would put the kids to bed, and then I had nothing to do and nobody to talk to, so I would write.
~By Clive Cussler ~


If the Americans go in and overthrow Saddam Hussein and it's clean, he has nothing, I will apologize to the nation, and I will not trust the Bush administration again.
~By Bill O'Reilly ~


If everything is very important, then nothing is important.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I've managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I'm in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three are most agreeable children, who do nothing but delight me.
~By Hugh Laurie ~


Nothing ever quite dies, it just comes back in a different form.
~By Lester Bangs ~


I have been back in Paris for two weeks. Nothing new. Life is still bitter.
~By Camille Claudel ~


I knew nothing about the independent film industry. I didn't know much about the industry itself. All I knew was how to watch movies, how to enjoy them, how to hate them, how not to like them.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


Oh, I realize it's a penny here and a penny there, but look at me: I've worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
~By Arthur Sheekman ~


The time between appearances for us is so great that we lose track of it. It would be like watching "Ben Hur" at one frame a second. There would be long periods of time where absolutely nothing was going on.
~By Dwight Schultz ~


Nothing is easy to the unwilling.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


I've always wanted to stay involved with young people. I never bought into the idea that entertainers owe nothing to their audience except a good performance.
~By Pat Boone ~


It's obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


Anything can happen in SF. And the fact that nothing ever does happen in SF is only due to the poverty of our imaginations, we who write it or edit it or read it. But SF can in principle deal with anything.
~By John Sladek ~


There's nothing tantric about my particular view on life.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Artists in each of the arts seek after and care for nothing but love.
~By Marsilio Ficino ~


During my grief, I realised there was nothing I could do for my mother, but I did have a child.
~By Namie Amuro ~


I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain.
~By Joyce Cary ~


There's a harsh reality - nothing lasts forever. You have to be ready to grow, and grow fast.
~By Pras Michel ~


A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.
~By John Tillotson ~


Nothing is going to stop Mike Tyson that doesn't have a motor attached.
~By David Brenner ~


Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
~By Ausonius ~


I don't do nothing I don't want to do.
~By John Lee Hooker ~


A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
~By Lord Byron ~


An author must be nothing if he do not love truth; a barrister must be nothing if he do.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.
~By Janos Bolyai ~


Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford.
~By Phil Gramm ~


If they weren't laughing with me, okay; if they want to laugh at me it's better than nothing.
~By Peter Steele ~


No man pays double or twice for the same thing, forasmuch as nothing can be spent but once.
~By William Petty ~


Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


It's very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there's nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set.
~By Bill Paxton ~


Nothing is more useless in developing a nation's economy than a gun, and nothing blocks the road to social development more than the financial burden of war. War is the arch enemy of national progress and the modern scourge of civilized men.
~By King Hussein I ~


I do miss Saturday Night Live, that's for sure. There's nothing like it. I just hosted, and I felt I'd only been away for a week.
~By Mike Myers ~


Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
~By Alan Watts ~


The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
~By Herbert Croly ~


The more honest you can be, the less you have to hide... when I have nothing to hide, I have everything to give.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.
~By Willie Dixon ~


What happen to the pirates we are supposed to see? Then we go down the chutes, and it's where the pirates were. But they're all gone. There is nothing but skeletons down here!
~By John Hench ~


If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
~By William Throsby Bridges ~


Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
~By Mark Twain ~


Southern white people despise the Negro as a race, and will do nothing to aid in his elevation as such; but for certain individuals they have a strong affection, and are helpful to them in many ways.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


You know, a football coach is nothing more than a teacher. You teach them the same subject, and you have a group of new guys every year.
~By Darrell Royal ~


I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself, who will end by leaving me nothing.
~By Katherine Anne Porter ~


You have nothing coming into a major metropolitan area to relocate or locate your business and employees. And you can go across the country and you'll see that.
~By Richard M. Daley ~


Nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense of having conferred benefits. Not even the gratification of receiving them.
~By Ellis Peters ~


It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


You can't move so fast that you try to change the mores faster than people can accept it. That doesn't mean you do nothing, but it means that you do the things that need to be done according to priority.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Gay Liberation? I ain't against it, it's just that there's nothing in it for me.
~By Bette Davis ~


I insist that there is nothing sacred in the life of an invader, and there is no valid principle of human society that forbids the invaded to protect themselves in whatever way they can.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Be vigilant, for nothing one achieves lasts forever.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


Out of nothing can come, and nothing can become nothing.
~By Aulus Persius Flaccus ~


Glorifying violence is terrible. Simulating sex is nothing - it's something so impersonal really.
~By Bo Derek ~


We are all born into the world with nothing. Everything we acquire after that is profit.
~By Sam Ewing ~

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August 5 ,2021
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