Emptiness can be a source of depression in many people. If you are looking for emptiness quotes then read through these famous void quotations and sayings.

Emptiness Quotes

Emptiness is a mode of perception and is commonly seen in many people, especially among singles or people who stay aloof. Emptiness is a feeling that makes a person lonely and drives one away from life. Although feelings of emptiness are the status quo among human beings, it is not normal to have such feeling. The root causes of emptiness are frustration, hopelessness, disturbance, dissatisfaction, and depression. A sense of void may also come to one’s mind after the death of a loved one. This sometimes affects the young as their consciousness is affected by traumatic experiences in life. This can lead to traits of suppression, denial and disownment from their personality to be accepted and survive within the social group they are born into.

It is easy to say that we don’t want to feel empty as it is more painful than the dictionary could ever define it. However, most people across the world don’t have any clue as to how to deal with the problem. The best advisable solution could be finding the reason behind the void and taking charge over it. If you too are feeling empty, here are some motivation quotes on emptiness to boost you up.

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.

- Lord Byron

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.

- Pensées , Blaise Pascal

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

- Epictetus

Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.

- Voltaire

All my possessions for a moment of time.

- Elizabeth I

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.

- Alan Watts

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.

- Silence: Lectures and Writings , John Cage

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.

- Homer

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

- Samuel Beckett

Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it.

- Woody Allen

Drunkards are doomed to hell, so men declare, Believe it not, 'tis but a foolish scare; Heaven will be empty as this hand of mine, If none who love good drink find entrance there.

- Omar Khayyam

And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.

- T. S. Eliot

Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.

- Hillaire Belloc

All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.

- Demosthenes

What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness.

- George Martin

The world to me was a secret, which I desired to discover; to her it was a vacancy, which she sought to people with imaginations of her own.

- Frankenstein , Mary Shelley

My falcon now is sharp and passing empty, And till she stoop she must not be full-gorged, For then she never looks upon her lure.

- William Shakespeare

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