Sell also: aught, cipher, naught, nil, nonentity, null, zero, zip
• Noun: a quantity of no importance; examples: "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before", "reduced to nil all the work we had done", "we racked up a pathetic goose egg", "it was all for naught", "I didn't hear zilch about it"
• Noun: a nonexistent thing
• Adv: in no way; to no degree; example: "he looks nothing like his father"
We strain to tell Americans and aliens in this country that there's nothing unique about America, nothing unique about American civilization, nothing that requires their allegiance, nothing of great value that they should sacrifice for.
I used to have to force myself to go, okay, nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing and then all of a sudden a thought of some where could come in. Now I can just focus and not think about anything. So, yeah, I guess I do that a lot.
There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there.
If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.
Nothing was given to me, nothing was entrusted to me, nothing was assigned to me. Everything I have, I took by right.
To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!
Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.
There is nothing in the world I wouldn't do for Hope, and there is nothing he wouldn't do for me... We spend our lives doing nothing for each other.
Something is worth what somebody will pay for it. Nothing else, nothing more, nothing less.
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Out of nothing can come, and nothing can become nothing.
I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
Nothing from nothing leaves nothing.
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
If nothing is to be done in the given situation, he must invent plausible reasons for doing nothing; and if something must be done, he must suggest the something. The unpardonable sin is to propose nothing, when action is imperative.
Many people know so little about what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves - and find nothing! Therefore they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves either.
There's nothing I liked visually of the period I was a child. There was no dream in it, and nothing sparkled.