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nothing Quotes

56 of the best book quotes about nothing
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“Nothing had changed. Everything had changed.”
Ben Sherwood
author
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud
book
Charlie St. Cloud
character
changes
transformation
nothing
everything
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“Finally there is nothing here for death to take away.”
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“It cost nothing to think bigger than you are, BUT cost a fortune to think less of yourself.”
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“Nothing happens in the ‘real’ world unless it first happens in the images in our heads”
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“Nothing shocked them anymore. It was the way things were. It was what they had come to expect of life . . . He himself had not yet come to that, he did not want to come to it.”
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“Nothing, thought Bruno, not even the insects, would ever choose to stay at Out-With.”
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Vladimir: “Well? What do we do?” Estragon: “Don’t let’s do anything. It’s safer”
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“Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it’s awful!”
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“I’m convinced that there is nothing that can happen to me in this life that is not precisely designed by a sovereign Lord to give me the opportunity to learn to know Him.”
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“Losing the possibility of something is the exact same thing as losing hope and without hope nothing can survive.”
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“Into the void of silence, into the empty space of nothing, the joy of life is unfurled.”
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“How happy we would be if we could find the treasure of which the Gospel speaks; all else would be as nothing. As it is boundless, the more you search for it the greater the riches you will find; let us search unceasingly and let us not stop until we have found it.”
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“The sketch that is our life is a sketch for nothing, an outline with no picture.“
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“A span of life is nothing. But the man who lives that span, he is something. He can fill that tiny span with meaning, so its quality is immeasurable though its quantity may be insignificant.”
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“You’re doing nothing else but wasting time. Sir, in a word, you shall no longer rhyme.”
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“Your dreary rhyming isn’t worth a turd!:
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“I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.”
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“Remember to use positive affirmations. I am not a dork is not one of them.”
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“Hoping does not mean doing nothing. It is not fatalistic resignation. It means going about our assigned tasks, confident that God will provide the meaning and the conclusions.”
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We looked at each other for the last time; nothing is as eloquent as nothing.
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“Birth means nothing where there is no virtue.”
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“Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.”
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“Forget the self and you will fear nothing, in whatever level or awareness you find yourself to be.”
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“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
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“…They think of suicide as a quick route to oblivion, an escape. Far from it. It merely alters a person from one form to another. Nothing can destroy the spirit.
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“I’ll never know, and neither will you, of the life you don’t choose. We’ll only know that whatever that sister life was, it was important and beautiful and not ours. It was the ghost ship that didn’t carry us. There’s nothing to do but salute it from the shore.”
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“Nothing is ever certain.”
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“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.”
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“Whenever I was asked what I wanted my first impulse was to answer “Nothing.” The thought went through my mind that it didn’t make any difference, that nothing was going to make me happy.”
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“It’s a heavy thing, your nothing. When I write or send for you or speak or reach, your nothings come. Like stones.”
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“Feet are what connect you to the ground, and when you are poor, none of that ground belongs to you.”
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“The whole difficulty of understanding Hell is that the thing to be understood is so nearly nothing.”
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“Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.”
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“There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.”
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“Darby preferred to live her life wide-eyed, tormented, running, because nothing can catch you if you never stop.”
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“I WANT TO BE WITH SOMEONE WHO DREAMS OF DOING EVERYTHING IN LIFE AND NOTHING ON RAINY SUNDAY AFTERNOONS.”
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“There is nothing in the world that man won’t do for his brother. If, that is, brother doesn’t want anything done...”
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“But, reader, there is no comfort in the word “farewell,” even if you say it in French. “Farewell” is a word that, in any language, is full of sorrow. It is a word that promises absolutely nothing.”
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“But, reader, there is no comfort in the word “farewell,” even if you say it in French. “Farewell” is a word that, in any language, is full of sorrow. It is a word that promises absolutely nothing.”
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“Everything they had was borrowed; they had nothing of their own at all. Nothing. In spite of this, my brother said, they were touchy and conceited, and thought they owned the world.”
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“The dragon took another huge breath, but this time nothing came out. The dragon didn’t even have enough fire left to cook a meatball.”
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“But the box was empty. There was nothing inside at all.”
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“All my pals will go away. There’s nothing here to play with.”
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″...nothing is anything to us.”
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“They ate up the few vegetables that were left in their storm-wracked gardens. They ate up the salted pilchards that were left in the cellars. Mowzer hated vegetables and the pilchards were took salty for her taste. Soon there was nothing left. The cats and their people grew very hungry.”
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“If you don’t have anything nice to say about someone, it’s best to say nothing at all.”
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“After breakfast, they went out in Grandpa’s boat to check the nets. Sometimes they were full of fish. Sometimes there was nothing but a bit of seaweed.”
Stina
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Stina
Grandpa
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″‘I know you did something. I can always tell. Now, what happened?’ ‘Nothing, Mom. I didn’t do anything.‘”
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“Nothing ever went wrong at the back of the north wind and the only thing one ever missed was someone he loved who had not yet got there. But if one at the back of the north wind wanted to know how things were going with any one he loved, he had only to go to a certain tree, and climb up and sit down in the branches.”
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“Kingshaw knew that he was the loser. His momentary burst of exultation, and his feeling of superiority over Hooper counted for nothing, they were always short-lived.”
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“Hooper said nothing. He threw the photograph down into the suitcase and walked back to the window. Kingshaw knew that he had won, but he did not feel the winner; Hooper had conceded him nothing.”
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″‘Really, there’s nothing to see.’ Nothing... only this: a great lawn where flowerbeds bloomed...”
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“He looked at everything, and everything was as if nothing.”
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″‘Well, why should they be? Do you expect everything you draw to appear here?’ Mark looked scornfully around the room. ‘If so, all I can say is, you must be a very good hand at drawing nothing.‘”
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“Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing.”
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“When they looked at the flowers, Giglio was utterly unacquainted with botany, and had never heard of Linnaeus. When the butterflies passed, Giglio knew nothing about them, being as ignorant of entomology as I am of Algebra.”

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