Quotes containing word "nothing"

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Sell also: aught, cipher, naught, nil, nonentity, null, zero, zip

Definitions and meanings of word "nothing"

• 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"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "nothing"

Marcus Tullius Cicero
12 quotes about nothing
Roman Statesman
106 B.C. - 43 B.C.
Oscar Wilde
15 quotes about nothing
Irish Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Monday 16 October 1854 - Friday 30 November 1900
Samuel Johnson
13 quotes about nothing
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
13 quotes about nothing
French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
William Shakespeare
9 quotes about nothing
English Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
12 quotes about nothing
German Writer, Poet, Artist, Politician
Thursday 28 August 1749 - Thursday 22 March 1832
Voltaire
11 quotes about nothing
French Writer, Philosopher, Historian
Sunday 21 November 1694 - Saturday 30 May 1778
Blaise Pascal
11 quotes about nothing
French Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, Inventor
Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662
Thomas Jefferson
9 quotes about nothing
American President, Author
Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Ralph Waldo Emerson
9 quotes about nothing
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Socrates
8 quotes about nothing
Greek Philosopher
469 B.C. - 399 B.C.

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.

Nancy Johnson

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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.

Tom Tancredo

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Nothing was given to me, nothing was entrusted to me, nothing was assigned to me. Everything I have, I took by right.

Francois Hollande

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There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.

Maya Angelou

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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.

Charles Edward Merriam

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Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.

Deepak Chopra

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Something is worth what somebody will pay for it. Nothing else, nothing more, nothing less.

P. J. O'Rourke

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Nothing from nothing leaves nothing.

Boozoo Chavis

Words: nothing, leaves
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There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there.

Richard Gere

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I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.

Jean Racine

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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.

Denis Waitley

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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!

Denis Diderot

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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.

Gertrude Stein

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If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.

Lord Salisbury

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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.

Bing Crosby

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To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

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Out of nothing can come, and nothing can become nothing.

Aulus Persius Flaccus

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Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.

Francis Quarles

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A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.

Socrates

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