The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb but rather the empty grave clothes - undisturbed in form and position.
No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land.
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.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows but only empties today of its strength.
You see so many artists who are so talented end up living sad empty lives. This industry takes so much out of you that without the accountability and leaving God in the center you can be left so empty and void.
I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert the empty space the drama.
But to me nothing - the negative the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward.
And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago we were standing on what was an empty lot.But through the Recovery Act this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting but they have something missing in their natures there is a hole an empty place and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
Poetry isn't a profession it's a way of life. It's an empty basket you put your life into it and make something out of that.
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
I'm in awe of the universe but I don't necessarily believe there's an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals though even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative whether Buddhist or Catholic.
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.
All my day is spent dealing with other people. When I come home I like it to be empty. The presence of others in my house kind of annoys me. I love coming home and shutting the doors. I feel brain dead. I'm relatively available but not to live with.
Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines the empty space between those lines which is interesting.
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky the great ocean and the highest peak empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant but basically if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
In the Lord's Prayer the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.