Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
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.
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
There's no emptiness in the life of a warrior. Everything is filled to the brim. Everything is filled to the brim, and everything is equal.
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
To praise is to praise how one surrenders to the emptiness.
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.
These seem to me so ambiguous, so vague, so easily misunderstood in comparison to genuine music, which fills the soul with a thousand things better than words.
If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.
At the beginning of the cask and the end take thy fill but be saving in the middle; for at the bottom the savings comes too late.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
The result is a picture that represents so much of what I want and rarely get from a movie - a couple of hours filled with characters who are as exciting as the people I know in real life.
A tree that can fill the span of a man's arms grows from a downy tip; A terrace nine storeys high rises from handfuls of earth; A journey of a thousand miles starts from beneath one's feet.
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.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.