Nothing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Nothing

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Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


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


If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


Write a lot. And finish what you write. Don't join writer's clubs and go sit around having coffee reading pieces of your manuscript to people. Write it. Finish it. I set those rules up years ago, and nothing's changed.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments' sake.
~By Walter Pater ~


The image is where you have dinner at night, who you're seeing. It's what car you drive and how you dress. People in the industry sell that, and it creates a dream. There's nothing else.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.
~By Theodosius Dobzhansky ~


Truth, which is important to a scholar, has got to be concrete. And there is nothing more concrete than dealing with babies, burps and bottles, frogs and mud.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.
~By William Osler ~


Nothing remains great without a capacity to change and to accommodate the conditions of a changing world.
~By John Ashcroft ~


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


Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Widowhood had done nothing to curb my smart mouth. So much for diplomacy.
~By Esther Williams ~


Generally speaking, everyone is more interesting doing nothing than doing anything.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt, to get to the point of having nothing, for me to finally realize, Hey, what are you fighting with this for? Until then, I hadn't claimed my faith as my own; I had just grown up with it.
~By Scott Stapp ~


Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
~By Ogden Nash ~


Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
~By Katherine Whitehorn ~


Always, your work is the same: You have to tell a story, you have to make a character. It doesn't matter if there are thousands of dollars, millions behind it, or if there is nothing.
~By Elena Anaya ~


What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.
~By Mario Puzo ~


There is nothing inherently fair about equalizing incomes. If the government penalizes you for working harder than somebody else, that is unfair. If you save your money but retire with the same pension as a free-spending neighbor, that is also unfair.
~By Arthur C. Brooks ~


Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
~By Eric Butterworth ~


With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away.
~By Francis Aungier ~


I found that nothing that anybody else said to me would work.
~By Star Jones ~


Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


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


Without love in you life, you have nothing.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


The world outside existed in a kind of darkness; and we inquired about nothing.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


For the producers, there was no reason to produce. You get money, but you couldn't use this money. For consumers, you could have money, but you have no way to use it because you go to the shop and see nothing.
~By Anatoly Chubais ~


Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else.
~By Evelyn Ashford ~


War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


We are obliged, therefore, to say that whoever speaks that which is foreign to religion is using many words, while he who speaks the words of truth, even should he go over the whole field and omit nothing, is always speaking the one word.
~By Origen ~


As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
~By Johnny Depp ~


So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
~By Mika Waltari ~


Church is great, but I found my church here. Hugh Hefner has been nothing but a gentleman.
~By Jessica Hahn ~


When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
~By Tacitus ~


Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me kicked off Christian television for two months, and then restored after they settled down and listened to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it.
~By Pat Boone ~


Now I think poetry will save nothing from oblivion, but I keep writing about the ordinary because for me it's the home of the extraordinary, the only home.
~By Philip Levine ~


I was a shy little girl, nothing like what I am now.
~By Debra Wilson ~


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


Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds, with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows.
~By Robert Fortune ~


There's nothing like rejection to make you do an inventory of yourself.
~By James Lee Burke ~


Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I wanted nothing else than to make the object as perfect as possible.
~By Erno Rubik ~


The music business looks like, you know, innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business. They care about nothing but profit.
~By Tom Petty ~


The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold.
~By Edward Bach ~


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
~By Pliny The Elder ~


None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


Nothing exceeds like excess.
~By Al Jourgensen ~


Allow the diversity to exist. There is nothing wrong with it. Hell, we put up with the religious right-we can put up with transgendered human beings.
~By Jessica Lange ~


Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense.
~By e. e. cummings ~


There is nothing which any way pertaineth to the worship of God left to the determination of human laws.
~By George Gillespie ~


There is nothing worth having that can he obtained by nuclear war - nothing material or ideological - no tradition that it can defend. It is utterly self-defeating.
~By George Wald ~


There is only one thing I want. I would like to be seriously ill, and to hear nothing more about him for at least a week. Why doesn't something happen to me? Why do I have to go through all this? If only I had never set eyes on him!
~By Eva Braun ~


Nothing is as embarrassing as watching your boss do something you assured him couldn't be done.
~By Earl Wilson ~


Physics is nothing but the ABC's. Nature is an equation with an unknown, a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants to which reason has to add the dots.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


We can know nothing till after this grave debate. The soul must withdraw, for this is not its hour. Now the knife must divide the flesh, and lay the ravage bare, and do its work completely.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


Serious art has been the work of individual artists whose art has had nothing to do with style because they were not in the least connected with the style or the needs of the masses. Their work arose rather in defiance of their times.
~By Franz Marc ~


So, yes, there's nothing I love more than listening to directors talk about their movies.
~By Jodie Foster ~


There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
~By Mary Wortley ~


If you have a Stradivarius and nobody to play it, it's just a Stradivarius. Or is it even that? It's nothing.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


My hairdresser and I found ourselves shopping at Bloomingdale's with nothing to do for days.
~By Chita Rivera ~


Job was astonished at seeing Almighty God so intent on doing good to us that He seems to have nothing more at heart than to love us and to induce us to love Him in return.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level, above which nothing rises and stands out.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


Nothing succeeds like success.
~By Alexandre Dumas ~


Nothing is ever the same as they said it was.
~By Diane Arbus ~


Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


What happens if you're the guy who's been on the show ten years and is highly paid but they have nothing for you to do is that they bring in other people, and you become a supporting character to those people.
~By Ted Shackelford ~


There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life. I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
~By Taryn Manning ~


Some kids are always getting into trouble or doing stuff, and I stay away from those types. I know I am no better than anyone else in this world. I'm just an actor, that's nothing special. But I'm not into anything bad. Just blackjack.
~By Frankie Muniz ~


Warhol's images made sense to me, although I knew nothing at the time of his background in commercial art. To be honest, I didn't think about him a hell of a lot.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits.
~By Gustav Klimt ~


The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.
~By Cher ~


The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind; but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


I started crying, because there's nothing like hearing that the artist who originally did the song likes your version.
~By Kelly Rowland ~


Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind.
~By Rebecca West ~


I can honestly say that I regret nothing... like I said I have the best of both worlds.
~By Kim Smith ~


I didn't make any money from my writing until much later. I published about 80 stories for nothing. I spent on literature.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.
~By John Keats ~


There's nothing like being involved with a team that can go that distance.
~By Chuck Daly ~


If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.
~By Dee Hock ~


One thing I love to do is produce. I've produced a couple of bands. I mean, nothing ever really happened with 'em, but I enjoy getting a young band into the studio and guiding them, and making them feel at ease.
~By Ace Frehley ~


There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.
~By John Ciardi ~


It was really terrific but Foreigner was nothing like Yes and that style did not suit our music.
~By Lou Gramm ~


When I begin to eliminate from the list all those professions which are impossible from a financial point of view and then those which I feel disinclined to-it leaves nothing.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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 ~


I know that those who esteem these little organised associations to be the churches of God, see nothing but mere meetings of men in every other gathering of God's children.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


There are no other Everglades in the world. They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth; remote, never wholly known. Nothing anywhere else is like them.
~By Marjory Stoneman Douglas ~


I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before, Or else I am awake for the first time, and all before has been a mean sleep.
~By Walt Whitman ~


There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating - people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I have nothing against diamonds, or rubies or emeralds or sapphires. I do object when their acquisition is complicit in the debasement of children or the destruction of a country.
~By Edward Zwick ~


Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms.
~By Vladimir Putin ~

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May 20 ,2024
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