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Top 100 Quotes About Hollow

#1. The chief imagination of Christendom,
Dante Alighieri, so utterly found himself
That he has made that hollow face of his
More plain to the mind's eye than any face
But that of Christ. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#2. With all the mass media concentrated in a few hands, the ancient faith in the competition of ideas in the free market seems like a hollow echo of a much simpler day. - Author: Kingman Brewster Jr.
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#3. Mrs. Turpin felt entirely hollow except for her heart which swung from side to side as if it were agitated in a great empty drum of flesh - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#4. A bulger of a place it is. The number of the ships beat me all hollow, and looked for all the world like a big clearing in the West, with the dead trees all standing. - Author: Davy Crockett
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#5. Sometimes a high moon, liquid-brilliant, scudded across a hollow space and took cover under electric, brown-iridescent cloud-edges. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#6. A fool puts her hand into a hollow tree without finding out what's inside first. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#7. We must remember that the soul is but a hollow which God fills. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#8. Faith is only a word if there is no love at its center, so flaccid and lifeless, vague and hollow - not anything you could truly feel. - Author: Elif Shafak
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#9. We will make converts day by day; we will grow strong by the violence and injustice of our adversaries. And, unless truth be a mockery and justice a hollow lie, we will be in the majority after a while. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#10. Karna gave a mirthless smile and replied evenly,'What is the use of a competition if one cannot be compared with others? Talk is the weapon of the weak; release your arrows instead of hollow words. - Author: Kavita Kane
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#11. Pagford, which by night was no more than a cluster of twinkling lights in a dark hollow far below, was emerging into chilly sunlight. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#12. Seated upon the convex mound Of one vast kidney, Jonah prays And sings his canticles and hymns, Making the hollow vault resound God's goodness and mysterious ways, Till the great fish spouts music as he swims. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#13. At best she's a scrawny, hollow-eyed croneling." "Croneling?" John tilted his head in perplexity. "Croneling. Noun. One who has yet to achieve cronehood. The adolescent phase of the British crone," Avery lectured. - Author: Connie Brockway
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#14. Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow. - Author: Plutarch
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#15. I want to be alone. Sympathies wasted on my hollow shell. I feel there's nothing left to fight for. No reason for a cause. - Author: Sarah McLachlan
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#16. Of the whole bunch of guys who play hollow body guitar, I think Herb Ellis has the most drive - Author: Les Paul
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#17. From the moment I said it, I could feel the butterflies in my stomach. My Ryder instincts and my Ryder conscience needed to get it together. One refused to let me back down, while the other condemned my actions in not doing so. - Author: Hollow Ryan
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#18. Things are just that - things. They don't make us who we are. They make us look better on the outside, even when we're hollow on the inside. They're an illusion - the shiny objects that distract us from the really important things. - Author: Chelle Bliss
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#19. People are tired of the status quo. You see that in various movements in and out of our [the Republicans]party, but most candidates are offering hollow rhetoric, not specific solutions. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#20. There is this hollow place inside of me, where my faith in you used to be. - Author: R.K. Lilley
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#21. I tried to whip some feelings up but the inside of my chest was as hollow as an empty rubbish bin; totally, absolutely dried up, with my poor, tiny heart lying at the bottom like a crushed coke can. - Author: Deborah Kay Davies
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#22. If you go to thinking take your heart with you. If you go to love, take your head with you. Love is empty without thinking, thinking hollow without love - Author: C. G. Jung
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#23. The Raven's house is built with reeds, - Sing woe, and alas is me! And the Raven's couch is spread with weeds, High on the hollow tree; And the Raven himself, telling his beads In penance for his past misdeeds, Upon the top I see. - Author: Thomas D
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#24. You always have a choice, Gaia. You can always say no." His voice was strangely hollow. "They might kill you for it, but you can always say no. - Author: Caragh M. O'Brien
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#25. I'll try a pagan friend, thought I, since Christian kindness has proved but hollow courtesy. - Author: Herman Melville
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#26. Vultures pick the meat clean off a bone. Guilt eats at the marrow, leaving a man hollow. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#27. Your salvation would be hollow if you don't help each other come home. Remember we are family, and families leave no one behind. - Author: Chris Stewart
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#28. Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#29. Why can't people just learn to live together in peace and harmony?" said Arthur. Ford gave a loud, very hollow laugh. "Forty-two!" he said with a malicious grin. "No, doesn't work. Never mind. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#30. But revenge is hollow. I'd prefer amnesia. - Author: Tera Lynn Childs
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#31. Deep in December
it's nice to remember
without a hurt
the heart is hollow. - Author: Tom Jones
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#32. So hollow and ineffectual, for the most part, is our ordinary conversation. Surface meets surface. When our life ceases to be inward and private, conversation degenerates into mere gossip ... In proportion as our inward life fails, we go more constantly and desperately to the post office. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#33. A great tragedy passes from crest to hollow of passion, rises and sinks again, as rhythmically as sea-waves. - Author: Austin O'Malley
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#34. Happiness is the cure - a cheerful mind the preventive: cultivate both. No mockery in this world ever sounds to me so hollow as that of being told to cultivate happiness. What does such advice mean? Happiness is not a potato, to be planted in mould, and tilled with manure. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#35. Strange, I thought, how you can be living your dreams and your nightmares at the very same time. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#36. He felt a hollow space between himself and the person he was supposed to be. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#37. Poetry is the cipher key to the five mystic wishes packed in a hollow silver bullet fed to a flying fish. - Author: Carl Sandburg
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#38. Life is stretching to achieve goals, and exploring new things, and struggling to overcome obstacles. Life is not just breathing in and out. I think immortality would make all these things that add up to our lives hollow and meaningless. - Author: Kevin McDonald
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#39. The manifest discourse, therefore, is really no more than the repressive presence of what it does not say; and this 'not-said' is a hollow that undermines from within all that is said. - Author: Michel Foucault
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#40. I felt I should have been the happiest person in the world. But I looked inside, and that happiness was only on the surface, not so deep. Beneath it was hollow. Up until that time, I had been thinking meditation was a joke, a fad and a waste of time. - Author: David Lynch
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#41. Does it matter if an empty vessel breaks, hollow hath no hate. - Author: Unkown Author
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#42. Time could not wreck the perfect symmetry of those walls, nor the site itself, a jewel in the hollow of a hand. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#43. Thomas stares at the floor between us with hollow eyes. "I loved him, June," he says after a moment. "I really did. Everything I did as a soldier, all my hard work and training, was to impress him." His guard is finally down, and I can see the true depth of his torture now. - Author: Marie Lu
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#44. The good ones all had that hollow space inside. The empty place where the fire always burns. For something. Call it justice. Call it the need to know. Call it the need to believe that those who are evil will not remain hidden in darkness forever. - Author: Michael Connelly
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#45. Below on the beach, the surf also seemed the same, although the sea was more transparent. In the light of day, the hollow formed by the terrace and the cave seemed as tiny as a nest. They themselves were merely a man and a woman lost in the immensity. - Author: Marek Halter
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#46. Their faces were wholly burned, their eyesockets were hollow, the fluid from their melted eyes had run down their cheeks. - Author: John Hersey
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#47. music has, quite literally, saved my life and, I believe, the lives of countless others. It provides company when there is none, understanding where there is confusion, comfort where there is distress, and sheer, unpolluted energy where there is a hollow shell of brokenness and fatigue. And - Author: James Rhodes
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#48. His life had no meaning. It was intolerable. The last three decades had been a hollow waste of time. Hands - Author: Denise Mina
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#49. Despair is as hollow and deceptive as hope! - Author: Lu Xun
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#50. Pressed against her I can hear eternity
hollow, lonely spaces and currents that churn ceaselessly, and the fallen snow welcomes the falling snow with a whispered "Hush". - Author: Craig Thompson
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#51. I do not think I was afraid. There must be substance to breed fear, and I was hollow. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#52. I - I've never liked this place. Maybe because it's down in a hollow and you don't see the road. - Author: Susan Glaspell
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#53. The truth is that the newspaper is not a place for information to be given, rather it is just hollow content, or more than that, a provoker of content. If it prints lies about atrocities, real atrocities are the result. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#54. It just gripes me hollow, the way God always sneaks in to take the credit. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#55. It was as if his point of view had, within seconds, gone from that of an ant to that of an eagle.
For the sky was hollow, and the world was round. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#56. What honour that, But tedious waste of time, to sit and hear So many hollow compliments and lies. - Author: John Milton
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#57. It's hard to say no to Nate, even when he's wearing a shirt. I should have made him cover his face too. - Author: Rachel Morgan
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#58. Drink, my angel; everything I have inside me is yours, soak it up through the paper, through the sleeve of my coat. Suck my blood out of the hollow of my elbow where you are lying, where you are keeping warm. It's just as you please, it will always be just as you please from now on. - Author: Violette Leduc
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#59. Creepy Hollow?" He snorts. "Like Sleepy Hollow?"
"No, like Creepy Hollow. It has nothing to do with sleeping. - Author: Rachel Morgan
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#60. When the juices of trees have no means of escape, they clot and rot in them, making the trees hollow and good for nothing. - Author: Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
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#61. And in general, the residents of the town wondered why they all felt hollow just beneath the throat, the result of missing something they had never been able to name in the first place. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#62. Zack shook his head. "I am glad you aren't mine. You're going to be dead before you're forty."
"No," rumbled my husband's soft deep voice from the hallway. "I'm going to be dead before she's forty. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#63. Her heart became a bird, trapped inside the glass box of her chest, flapping violently into wall after invisible wall, crumpling into a heap of broken hollow-bones on the transparent floor. - Author: K.I. Hope
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#64. Imagine music gushing down the hollow places in your bones, and making you liquid, and giving you speed. Imagine music turning your body into a song. - Author: Beth Kephart
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#65. Magick is based on faith. It is the belief that the part of the Gods inside of us is strong enough to do godly work. - Author: Hollow Ryan
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#66. Like an envelope, a hollow figurine, and a coffin, a refrigerator can hold all sorts of things, and they may turn out to be very important depending on what kind of day you are having. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#67. When he was nearly thirty-six, my brother Jem got his heart badly broken when his fourth marriage fell apart, mostly because his wife never could get used to Boo, who lived with them and creeped her out by making little wooden dolls of her and putting them in the hollow tree out front. - Author: Silas House
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#68. In the eyes of all of them was the hollow stare of fear, and there was hollowness in their merriment, too. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#69. Who took away the part so essential to the whole Left you a hollow body Skin and bone. - Author: Tracy Chapman
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#70. My heart went cold and only hollow rhythms resounded from within, but then he rose, brilliant as the moon in full and sank in the burrows of my keep, and all my armor, falling down, in a pile at my feet. - Author: Fiona Apple
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#71. I clap so that I can hold on to this feeling. I clap because I know what will happen when I stop. It's the same thing that happens when I turn off a really good movie - one that I've lost myself to - which is that I'll be thrown back to my own reality and something hollow will settle in my chest. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#72. You know how you finish a bag of chips and you hate yourself? You know you've done nothing good for yourself. That's the same feeling, and you know it is, after some digital binge. You feel wasted and hollow and diminished. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#73. I laugh every day. There are days when my laughs are pretty hollow. Dust comes out of your mouth, and your bones make a funny sound. But I'm laughing. - Author: James L. Brooks
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#74. Oh God, Mae," said Jamie in a hollow voice, descending the stairs. "I will never drink again. I'm only seeing in black and white. My arms feel all floppy, like flightless wings. I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror and I looked like a very sad penguin. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#75. Obviously this was one of those stupid guy moments and he didn't understand what I wanted. I was going to explain it to him very, very soon.
-Abbey - Author: Jessica Verday
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#76. Today was not a day for the sounds of life. Today was for the hollow wind rustling branches, for the rushing of a half-frozen river, for the crunch of snow under her boots. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#77. Once she was out of the car and gone, my world was suddenly hollow and meaningless. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#78. Then she set it aside.
(She set everything aside. There was some hollow place inside her that few and grew.) - Author: Genevieve Valentine
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#79. I don't 'support the troops' or any of those other hollow and hypocritical platitudes uttered by Republicans and frightened Democrats. Here's what I do support: I support them coming home. I support them being treated well. - Author: Michael Moore
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#80. You don't need a foreign policy expert to tell you empty threats and hollow promises don't work. Ask any parent of a rebellious teenager. If you don't make good on the threats, you're asking for worse behavior next time. - Author: Kathleen Troia McFarland
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#81. Eyes I dare not meet in dreams
In death's dream kingdom - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#82. Moonlight slipped in through the lace curtains, slicing everything with its sliver cracks. That's how I felt right now - cold and cracked and hollow and empty. - Author: Jennifer Estep
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#83. Pure generosity emerges when we give without the need for our offering to be received in a certain way. That's why the best kind of generosity comes from inner abundance, rather than from feeling deficient and hollow, starved for validation. - Author: Sharon Salzberg
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#84. Hawk's belly sunk hollow, black and empty, much like his chest that corroded desire into something nasty and wrong. Hawk paced until his knees creaked, glaring down at his phone like he could reach through and touch what he was forbidden to want. - Author: V. Theia
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#85. Orien," Birle protested again.
"You can stay if you must." Orien's cheeks were hollow with hunger and he had little strength for anger. "But I wish you'd come. I don't know how long it would be before I could come back for you."
So she followed him, since he would return for her. - Author: Cynthia Voigt
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#86. Silently, as was our habit, Nathan and I walked to the end of Old Grove Road where a lake was dug into the earth, holding mystery upon mystery beneath its glassy surface. - Author: Hollow Ryan
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#87. Way before we were scratching pictures on caves or beating rhythms on hollow trees we were perfecting the art of combining our breath and mind and muscles into fluid self-propulsion over wild terrain. - Author: Christopher McDougall
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#88. The ladies usually go for the biggest damn fool they can find; that is why the human race stands where it does today: we have bred the clever and lasting Casanovas, all hollow inside, like the chocolate Easter bunnies we foster upon our poor children. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#89. Sometimes it was like I was hollow, and there was no light at the end of the tunnel. I wanted to give up, throw my hands in the air, and scream I was done.But I couldn't. I had to keep going, for her - Author: Scarlett Grove
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#90. May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of his hand. - Author: Anonymous
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#91. I think he's looking for comfort, but I don't have any to give. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#92. I felt no passion, no jealousy, no nostalgia. I was hollow, clear-headed, clean, and as emotionless as an aluminum pot. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#93. The large white owl that with eye is blind, That hath sate for years in the old tree hollow, Is carried away in a gust of wind. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#94. It'll leave you feeling hollow and helpless, and there is where you'll stay. Ain't it funny child, love sometimes leaves you as dead as yesterday. - Author: Zakk Wylde
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#95. Nobody can be so beautiful from the outside and so hollow from inside. Not even in a third-rate novel. - Author: Marlene Van Niekerk
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#96. Don't we all look back in longing, those of us who had happy childhoods? Because the greatest loss we ever know is not the loss of family or place or money, it is the loss of innocence. There is forever a hollow place in our hearts once we realize that darkness rings the campfire. - Author: Carolyn Hart
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#97. When we become hollow bones there is no limit to what the Higher Powers can do in and through us in spiritual things. - Author: Frank Fools Crow
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#98. When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty. My heart hurt. I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost, barely existing. - Author: Judith Wright
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#99. The timid practicality that is the major message that our kids absorb today is alibied-and camouflaged, and soothed-with a hollow commercialized rebellion. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#100. Evaluation is creation: hear it, you creators! Evaluating is itself the most valuable treasure of all that we value. It is only through evaluation that value exists: and without evaluation the nut of existence would be hollow. Hear it, you creators! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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