quote by Norman Vincent Peale

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

— Norman Vincent Peale

Genuine Empty Heads quotations

Empty heads quote Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now does
Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now doesn't mean that you aren't headed for sunshine.

Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery. It produces "nice" people, not heroes.

The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial declamation; as a feather and a guinea fall with equal velocity in a vacuum.

Empty heads quote How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go
How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head.

I don't want to talk to you no more, you empty headed animal food trough wiper.

I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.

How far is too far? When you love a band so much that its songs fill the empty spaces inside your head and heart, is that too far?


An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.

Empty heads quote I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.
I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.

The duende....Where is the duende? Through the empty archway a wind of the spirit enters, blowing insistently over the heads of the dead, in search of new landscapes and unknown accents: a wind with the odour of a child's saliva, crushed grass, and medusa's veil, announcing the endless baptism of freshly created things.

Education today is a process of filling the mind with the contents of books, emptying the contents in the examination hall and returning empty-headed.

Even more, I had never meant to love him.

One thing I truly knew - knew it in the pit of my stomach, in the center of my bones, knew it from the crown of my head to the soles of my feet, knew it deep in my empty chest - was how love gave someone the power to break you

Empty heads quote Empty Minds Make The Most Noise!
Empty Minds Make The Most Noise!

It all comes down, as it must, to the desires of individual men.

Oh, and women too of course, bless their empty little heads.


If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him.

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

I was terribly sure trees and flowers were the same as birds or people.

That they thought things and talked among themselves. And we could hear them if we really tried. It was just a matter of emptying your head of all other sounds. Being very quiet and listening very hard. Sometimes I still believe that. But one can never get quiet enough.

Empty heads quote Don't let failure go to your heart, and don't let success go to your head.
Don't let failure go to your heart, and don't let success go to your head.

Whenever I start working on a song, I immediately try to forget everything, to empty my head. I try to approach it like,“This is the first time I've ever played a guitar. What am I going to do?”. That's one way of getting straight through the conscious mind into the subconscious layer where the true creative spirit lies.

Something like this will test you like nothing else," Mac said.

"You're going to find out who you are, Harry. You're going to find out which principles you'll stand by to your death--and which lines you'll cross." He took my empty glass away and said, "You're heading into the badlands. It'll be easy to get lost.

You can disappear inside of yourself and become an empty shell with depression in mind. It's that feeling of being invisible. Sometimes when I wake up I don't feel like my head is attached to my body - there's nothing.

Empty heads quote I went away in my head, into a book.
I went away in my head, into a book.

Artificial glamor-false eyelashes, that sort of thing-usually is put on to hide a vacuum. The most beautiful face can only look vacuous if it masks an empty head.

Empty pockets make empty heads.

I am unable to describe exactly what is the matter with me;

now and then there are horrible fits of anxiety, apparently without cause, or otherwise a feeling of emptiness and fatigue in the head.

Empty heads quote Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, wit
Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.

Burning hearts are not nourished by empty heads

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.


Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.

Empty heads quote Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!

The God of the theologians is the creation of their empty heads.

Did your mother never tell you not to drink on an empty head?

I am all emptiness and futility. I am an empty stranger, a carbon copy of my form. I can no longer find what I'm looking for outside of myself. It doesn't exist out there. Maybe it's only in here, inside my head. But my head is glass and my eyes have stopped being cameras, the tape has run out and nobody's words can touch me.

Empty heads quote Dont fill you head with worries, there wont be room for anything else
Dont fill you head with worries, there wont be room for anything else
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An open mind but not an empty head.


And empty heads console with empty sound.

Did you ever admire an empty-headed writer for his or her mastery of the language? No. So your own winning style must begin with ideas in your head.

Empty heads quote Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.
Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.
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Head's all empty, I don't care,' he'd sing to me, quoting the Grateful Dead, and I'd force a smile, thinking that my head was never empty and that if it ever was, you could be darn sure I'd care.

At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet.

I was lingering out on the pavement. There was a missing person inside of myself and I needed to find him . . . I felt done for, an empty burned-out wreck . . . Wherever I am, I'm a '60s troubadour, a folk-rock relic, a wordsmith from bygone days, a fictitious head of state from a place nobody knows.

Empty heads quote Balance, never let success go to your head, and never let failure go to your hea
Balance, never let success go to your head, and never let failure go to your heart.
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There are so many empty headed people in the fashion business who take themselves way too seriously and I don't think I am at all like one of them. To me there are lots more important things in the world than just having the right shoes!

Some huge work goes on growing. How could one person´s words matter? Where you walk heads pop from the ground. What is one seed head compared to you? On my death day I´ll know the answer. I have cleared this house, so that your work can, when it comes, fill every room. I slide like an empty boat pulled over the water.

Humans will never be hampered as smooth bag.

They just dragged and dropped upon his head and empty heart

Are you apathetic toward the saccharine goodness evangelized by sentimental, superstitious fanatics, but equally bored by the intellectuals who worship at the empty-headed shrine of scientific materialism?

I was aggressively nonpolitical. I believed that people who make a fuss about politics do so because their heads are too empty to think about more important things. So I felt nothing but impatient contempt for Osborne's Jimmy Porter and the rest of the heroes of social protest.