Nothingness Quotes

By | June 25, 2010
  • A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but who, as a group, can meet and decide that nothing can be done. ~ Fred A. Allen
  • A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness; but still will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing…~ John Keats
  • Any time you got nothing to do–and lots of time to do it–come on up. ~ Mae West
  • Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it. ~ Woody Allen
  • Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. ~Alice Walker
  • God made everything out of nothing. But the nothingness shows through. ~ Paul Valery
  • I am a little deaf, a little blind, a little impotent, and on top of this are two or three abominable infirmities, but nothing destroys my hope. ~Voltaire
  • I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed. ~ George Carlin
  • If the young knew and the old could, there is nothing that couldn’t be done. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • It is better to have a little than nothing. ~ Publilius Syrus
  • It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can. ~ Sydney Smith
  • It is the man who has done nothing that says nothing can be done. ~ Author Unknown
  • It takes a lot of time to be a genius; you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. ~ Gertrude Stein
  • Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it. ~ Lord Acton
  • Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little. ~ Edmund Burke
  • Nothing can be born of nothing; nothing can be resolved into nothing. ~ Persius
  • Nothing can be done except little by little. ~ Charles Baudelaire
  • Nothing can be done quickly and prudently at the same time. ~ Publilius Syrus
  • Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. ~ Helen Keller
  • Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts. ~Jean Cocteau
  • Nothing happens until something moves. ~ Albert Einstein
  • Nothing is interesting if you’re not interested. ~Helen MacInness
  • Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. ~ James Matthew Barrie
  • Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn’t be done. ~ Sam Ewing
  • Nothing proceeds from nothingness, as also nothing passes away into non-existence. ~ Marcus Aurelius
  • Nothing’s new, and nothing’s true, and nothing matters. ~ Sydney Morgan
  • Pile up too many tomorrows and you’ll find that you’ve collected nothing but a bunch of empty yesterdays. ~ The Music Man
  • Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life. ~ John Updike
  • The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed. ~ Lloyd Jones
  • There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it. ~ Mary Wilson Little
  • There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly. ~ Publius Terentius
  • To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. ~ Elbert Hubbard
  • Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. ~Dr. Seuss
  • We can do nothing without prayer. ~ E.M. Bounds
  • When I work I relax; doing nothing or entertaining visitors makes me tired. ~ Pablo Picasso
  • When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.~ Author Unknown
  • With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it. ~ Samuel Butler