If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what can be achieved from that nothingness.
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort.
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?
A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.
Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.
I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.
To praise is to praise how one surrenders to the emptiness.
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is, of course, a typical scene from my daily life, so isn't much of a stretch.
We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.
I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.
One can be emptied out and be filled up.
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.