Feeling Like Emptiness? Read 120+ Powerful Quotes

Emptiness Quotes | There comes a time in all of our lives when we feel very alone. We live with our family, we live with friends, but still, we feel alone.

This loneliness can also make us strong and can also force us to do wrong things. But why does this happen? We humans like to make relationships. Relationship of friendship or relationship of love.

When we make a relationship, we make it confident that the partner in front will never cheat on us. We are very positive with him and hope that he will also be positive with us.

But sometimes it happens that by using our honesty and goodness, people use us as an object and forget us after a while.

It is the time when loneliness starts working in our hearts. To live in such a condition, we should work with a positive mindset. It is not necessary that every relationship will to be perfect.

In this article, we will read about some emptiness quotes.

quotes on emptiness

“Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.”

– Arthur Erickson

“The world, when you look at it, it just can’t be random. I mean, it’s so different than the vast emptiness that is everything else, and even all the other planets we’ve seen, at least in our solar system, none of them even remotely resemble the precious life-giving nature of our own planet.”

– Chris Hadfield

“Everything that’s created comes out of silence. Your thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Your words come out of this void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness.”

– Wayne Dyer

“Social media has colonized what was once a sacred space occupied by emptiness: the space reserved for thought and creativity.”

– Mahershala Ali

“Positive emotion alienated from the exercise of character leads to emptiness, to inauthenticity, to depression, and, as we age, to the gnawing realization that we are fidgeting until we die.”

– Martin Seligman

“You prep, you prep, you prep. And on the day that you film, you let all of that go. I try to achieve emptiness as much as possible – the Zen thing – to let the deal come out of that nothing.”

– Jeff Bridges

“We become aware of the void as we fill it.”

– Antonio Porchia

“Life is an empty bottle filled with love.”

– Santosh Kalwar

“Don’t hide your emptiness. Fill it with love and give it away to fill your life with joy.”

– Debasish Mridha

“I was a weird teenager. My mother was actually worried because I didn’t have any interest in dating in my teenage years. I had all this desire to pursue my passions like ballet, then sailing, then music, so I didn’t have any emptiness to fill.”

– Kiesza

motivational quotes about emptiness

“I’m a reader, so when I go to bookstores I need (stuff) that’s going to help me. There a big emptiness there and I want to help fill that through song.”

– Nas

“All life is emptiness. Fill it with endless love, bliss, and kindness.”

– Debasish Mridha

“Away I turned, from the ghosts that brought me to this place. From an insatiable desperation to be wanted and my urge to fill the emptiness inside.”

– Jennifer Irwin

“We try to find something to fill our void. But it is only God who can fill the void.”

– Lailah Gifty Akita

“Don’t kill yourself just because you think and feel you are empty. God needs empty vessels to fill!”

– Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“People talk about grief as emptiness, but it’s not empty. It’s full. Heavy. Not an absence to fill. A weight to pull. Your skin caught on hooks chained to rough boulders made of all the futures you thought you’d have.”

– Elan Mastai

“Me, when it comes to religion, I have no God. When I’m cool, I don’t need anyone, and when I’m feeling shitty and this big empty hole opens up inside me, I just know there’s never been a god that could fill it and there never will be.”

– Etgar Keret

“Life is empty and meaningless because life is empty and meaningless.”

– Werner Erhard

“The greatest tragedy in life is not untimely death, but to live a life for emptiness.”

– Topsy Gift

“We often feel proud of our knowledge even when it is filled with emptiness.”

– Debasish Mridha

“Pain can be vitalizing; it gives intensity in the space of vagueness and emptiness.”

– Sebastian Horsley

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

– Woody Allen

emptiness quotes and sayings

“Fill the emptiness inside you with things that matter to you. Think of your life as a coloring book. Emptiness is the blank page. Color it with meaningful experiences. Color it with love and laughter.”

– Unknown

“We have to actively seek out what makes us feel less empty – what fills us with happiness and makes us feel like there is a meaning and purpose to our existence. Everyone who can do that is an artist.”

– Unknown

“There’s just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself otherwise.”

– Sarah Dessen

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

– Sam Shepard

“I decided I would fill the emptiness in me with God and with paint.”

– Kimberly Novosel

“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

“It is beautiful, it is endless, it is full and yet seems empty. It hurts us.”

– Jackson Pearce

“A sad soul needs an infinite horizon which can throw all his sorrow into the silence of the eternal emptiness!”

– Mehmet Murat ildan

“But what I did sense was an emptiness like a black hole inside of him, and there was no predicting what might emerge from a place like that.”

– Ryū Murakami

“There are so many empty people walking around on this little planet. Lonely people. Angry people. Bitter. Forgotten.”

– Jeyn Roberts

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

– Laozi

““Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort.”

– Unknown

emptiness without you quotes

“Men’s need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it.”

– Unknown

“Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness.”

– Unknown

“One cannot long remain so absorbed in contemplation of emptiness without being increasingly attracted to it. In vain one bestows on it the name of infinity; this does not change its nature.”

– Unknown

“Form is emptiness, emptiness is form.”

– Unknown

“Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.”

– Unknown

“His whole future seemed suddenly to be unrolled before him; and passing down its endless emptiness he saw the dwindling figure of a man to whom nothing was ever to happen.”

– Unknown

“How do you get so empty? Who takes it out of you?”

– Unknown

“Human affairs are like a chess-game: only those who do not take it seriously can be called good players. Life is like an earthen pot: only when it is shattered, does it manifest its emptiness.”

– Unknown

“I almost said, you’re not broken, you’re just going through something. But i couldn’t. She knew. There was something terribly wrong with her, all the way inside.”

– Unknown

“I am unable to describe exactly what is the matter with me; now and then there are horrible fits of anxiety, apparently without cause, or otherwise a feeling of emptiness and fatigue in the head.”

– Unknown

“I can once more carry on a conversation with myself, and don’t stare so into complete emptiness. Only in this way is there any possibility of improvement for me.”

– Unknown

emptiness without you quotes

“I had known loneliness before, and emptiness upon the moor, but I had never been a NOTHING, a nothing floating on a nothing, known by nothing, lonelier and colder than the space between the stars.”

– Unknown

“I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me.”

– Unknown

“I suffer from life and from other people. I can’t look at reality face to face. Even the sun discourages and depresses me.”

– Unknown

“I was as hollow and empty as the spaces between stars.”

– Unknown

“Emptiness has its solace in that there’s nothing left to take.”

– Ani DiFranco

“Nature abhors a vacuum.”

– Francois Rabelais

“The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness.”

– Robert Bly

“When I talk to some of the younger filmmakers, they are so worried about their films that, eventually, this state of being worried reflects itself in and helps the final work. Whereas, with projects that are meticulously planned, you look at the end result and it is full of emptiness.”

– Abbas Kiarostami

“I am unable to describe exactly what is the matter with me; now and then there are horrible fits of anxiety, apparently without cause, or otherwise a feeling of emptiness and fatigue in the head.”

– Vincent Van Gogh

“There is nothing so cruel in this world as the desolation of having nothing to hope for.”

– Haruki Murakami

“It was a place without a single feature of the space-time matrix that he knew. It was a place where nothing yet had happened – an utter emptiness. There was neither light nor dark: there was nothing here but emptiness.”

– Clifford D. Simak

“There’s a disappointment there because I still feel there’s an emptiness in my career that just wasn’t filled.”

– Alonzo Mourning

quotes about feeling empty and lost

“I think that Mr. Obama is not just inexperienced; he is also hampered by a distinct inner emptiness – not an emptiness that comes from stupidity or a lack of ability but an emptiness that has been actually nurtured and developed as an adaptation to the political world.”

– Shelby Steele

“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

“As the scene of life would be more the cold emptiness of space than the warm, dense atmosphere of planets, the advantage of containing no organic material at all, so as to be independent of both these conditions, would be increasingly felt.”

– John Desmond Bernal

“When I was 22 years old, and I first got to Nashville, women or girls were objects. It was a conquest. My emptiness inside and the external manifestation of my ego was to somehow conquer women.”

– Rodney Crowell

“If the spectrum linking everyday depression to Major Depression sometimes hinders understanding of it, it also offers an opportunity for empathy. Because almost everyone, at some point, experiences feelings of sadness, of hopelessness, of emptiness, not to mention lethargy and irritability.”

Gayle Forman

“We cannot let another person into our hearts or minds unless we empty ourselves. We can truly listen to him or truly hear her only out of emptiness.”

– M. Scott Peck

“I’ve found that using historical material and being rooted in historical material is liberating because I always think to myself, ‘Well, this actually happened, and this is fantastic!’ That’s why I don’t like fantasy, in a way. Because it’s sort of in emptiness.”

– Michael Hirst

feeling of loneliness and emptiness quotes

“A quarter of America is a dramatic, tense, violent country, exploding with contradictions, full of brutal, physiological vitality, and that is the America that I have really loved and love. But a good half of it is a country of boredom, emptiness, monotony, brainless production, and brainless consumption, and this is the American inferno.”

– Italo Calvino

“Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.”

– Edvard Munch

“Once I realized the emptiness of life apart from knowing God, when I embraced God and the truth of the gospel and the truth of the Bible, it was a no-brainer decision to see that that was a treasure that was infinitely more valuable than some sort of an atheistic Hollywood party life.”

– Kirk Cameron

“Reality is like a doughnut: Everything that is good and funny and juicy is outside the center, which is just emptiness.”

– Olga Tokarczuk

“I think probably one of the important things that happened to me was growing up in Idaho in the mountains, in the woods, and having a very strong presence of the wilderness around me. That never felt like emptiness. It always felt like presence.”

– Marilynne Robinson

“Men’s need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it.”

– Marilyn French

“Narcissism is not about self love. It’s a clinical trait that belies a deep sense of emptiness, low self-esteem, emotional detachment, self-loathing, extreme problems with intimacy.”

– Drew Pinsky

emptiness in my heart quotes

“There are thousands of ragas, and they are all connected with different times of the day, like sunrise or night or sunset. It is all based on 72 of what we call ‘mela’ or scales. And we have principally nine moods, ranging from peacefulness to praying, or the feeling of emptiness you get by sitting by the ocean.”

– Ravi Shankar

“Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness.”

– Isabelle Adjani

“After I won the Olympics, like any gold medalist, I did feel some emptiness in my heart. I did think about coming back to the ice for a long time. What motivated me is skating is something I am best at and I love the most. So I want to give it one more try.”

– Kim Yuna

“The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness.”

– Robert Bly

“Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.”

– Eric Hoffer

“I, myself, have tried following people around me, and I’ve got lost and ended up feeling emptiness rather than a sense of accomplishment. I’d like everyone to find their own role models within themselves.”

– Jisoo

“Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness.”

– Isabelle Adjani

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