Vacuity Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Quotes About Vacuity

#1. Science chases money
and money chases its tail
and the best minds of my generation can't make bail.
But the bacteria are coming
that's my prediction.
It's the answer to this culture
of the quick-fix prescription. - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#2. We may talk for a lifetime without doing more than indefinitely repeat the vacuity of a minute. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#3. Now, 75 years [after To Kill a Mockingbird], in an abundant society where people have laptops, cell phones, iPods, and minds like empty rooms, I still plod along with books.
[Open Letter, O Magazine, July 2006] - Author: Harper Lee
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#4. But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing. - Author: Muhammad Iqbal
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#5. Nothing that costs only a dollar is not worth having. - Author: Elizabeth Arden
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#6. There are three things you never want to find in your boyfriend's locker: a sweaty jockstrap, a D minus on last week's history test, and an empty condom wrapper.
Lucky me, I'd hit the trifecta. - Author: Gemma Halliday
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#7. I take the view that since I do these things everyone else does so as well. - Author: H.G. Tudor
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#8. In indolent vacuity of thought. - Author: William Cowper
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#9. I could never have been a pacifist. To kill a man was surely to grant him an immeasurable benefit. Oh yes, people always, everywhere, loved their enemies. It was their friends they preserved for pain and vacuity. - Author: Graham Greene
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#10. A pipe for the hour of work; a cigarette for the hour of conception; a cigar for the hour of vacuity. - Author: George Gissing
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#11. Much that we hug today as knowledge is ignorance pure and simple. It makes the mind wander and even reduces it to a vacuity. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#12. They overdid everything, especially their greed for money. All three generations of Rumanian Hohenzollerns had a passion for wealth and were incredibly stingy besides, Carol more so than the others. - Author: R.G. Waldeck
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#13. In her abhorrrence of a vacuum, Nature, for the furtherance of her favorite hobby, has often to resort to strange devices. If she could but understand that vacuity is sometimes better than superfluity! - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#14. Ignorance is mere privation by which nothing can be produced: it is a vacuity in which the soul sits motionless and torpid for want of attraction: and, without knowing why, we always rejoice when we learn, and grieve when we forget. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#15. Books - the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity - Author: George Steiner
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#16. For far too long economists have sought to define themselves in terms of their supposedly scientific methods. In fact, those methods rely on an immoderate use of mathematical models, which are frequently no more than an excuse for occupying the terrain and masking the vacuity of the content. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#17. The total vacuity of world leadership thinking has lead to the practice of claiming to heal the world through politicising unviable theoretical means of finding world peace,what we need is just to cement the differences between people and there will be a piece of peace at every doorstep - Author: Mpho Leteng
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#18. When a book and a head collide and a hollow sound is heard, must it always have come from the book? - Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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#19. I really am enjoying my economics class, but I think my favorite course has to be history. - Author: Molly Quinn
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#20. His gaze was too personal again, like we were the only two people in the room. I was the first to break eye contact, looking back at Beth like it wasn't a big deal, like my skin wasn't on fire and my knees didn't just go weak. - Author: Kelley R. Martin
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#21. When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful discussion of legal issues, the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce, and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public. - Author: Elena Kagan
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#22. Nature is not mute; it is man who is deaf. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#23. Television was not intended to make human beings vacuous, but it is an emanation of their vacuity. - Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
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#24. Nothing learned is ever quite wasted. - Author: Ellis Peters
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#25. Poverty is a bitter thing; but it is not as bitter as the existence of restless vacuity and physical, moral, and intellectual flabbiness, to which those doom themselves who elect to spend all their years in that vainest of all vain pursuits-the pursuit of mere pleasure as a sufficient end in itself. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#26. The more successfully a city mingles everyday diversity of uses and users in its everyday streets, the more successfully, casually (and economically) its people thereby enliven and support well-located parks that can thus give back grace and delight to their neighborhoods instead of vacuity. - Author: Jane Jacobs
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#27. It's still horrible to wish the worst on anyone. I'm sure she had her reasons. Maybe people hurt her feelings, the same way I was hurt. A single word can feel like a rock being thrown at you. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#28. The essential thing is learning how not to be absent from one's own life. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#29. A lot of times you see really good-looking guys on TV and you sort of assume that maybe there's some sort of vacuity behind them. - Author: Misha Collins
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#30. Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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