quote by Tunku Abdul Rahman

All talk on Islamic States is just an empty dream. No man in his right sense would accept a nation which bases its political administration on religion, and in a country like Malaysia with its multiracial and multireligious people, there is no room for an Islamic State.

— Tunku Abdul Rahman

Reckoning Empty Rooms quotations

Empty rooms quote Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive

Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.

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In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.

Darken your room, shut the door, empty your mind. You are still in great company.

Empty rooms quote Empty Minds Make The Most Noise!

Empty Minds Make The Most Noise!

Our beds are empty two-thirds of the time.

Our living rooms are empty seven-eighths of the time. Our office buildings are empty one-half of the time. It's time we gave this some thought.

Darken your room, shut the door, empty your mind.

Yet you are still in great company - the Numen and your Genius with all their media, and your host of elementals and ghosts of your dead loves — are there! They need no light by which to see, no words to speak, no motive to enact except through your own purely formed desire.

Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody's looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you're misunderstood.

Empty rooms quote The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.

The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.

Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody's looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you're misunderstood.

When they have a choice, people will always gravitate to those rooms which have light on two sides, and leave the rooms which are lit only from one side unused and empty.

What is called zazen is sitting on a zafu [pillow] in a quiet room, absolutely still, in the exact and proper position and without uttering a word, the mind empty of any thought, good or wicked. It is continuing to sit peacefully, facing a wall, and nothing more. Every day.

Empty rooms 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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We also need to be willing to make room in our lives for the impending birth of our dreams. This might mean emptying our life of clutter such as wasted time, energy, resources, or draining relationships. These things can jeopardize our dreams by distracting us at a time when we should be more focused than ever.

I am a product of long corridors, empty sunlit rooms, upstairs indoor silences, attics explored in solitude, distant noises of gurgling cisterns and pipes, and the noise of wind under the tiles. Also, of endless books.

Far better it is for you to say: "I am a sinner," than to say: "I have no need of religion." The empty can be filled, but the self-intoxicated have no room for God.

Empty rooms quote There is no room in your future for your past to tag along.

There is no room in your future for your past to tag along.

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I used to like to break into other people's houses and sit in their rooms.

I found it very comforting to be in someone's empty house.

Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego.

A thousand plastic flowers don't make a desert bloom.

A thousand empty faces don't fill an empty room".

Empty rooms quote Sometimes a whisper in a noisy room is the most effective strategy.

Sometimes a whisper in a noisy room is the most effective strategy.

Whoever prefers the material comforts of life over intellectual wealth is like the owner of a palace who moves into the servants’ quarters and leaves the sumptuous rooms empty.

The Internet is a perfect diversion from learning... it opens many doors that lead to empty rooms.

Now...in an abundant society where people have laptops, cell phones, ipods and minds like empty rooms, I still plod along with books.

Empty rooms quote Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

Being in a foreign place, preferably for the first time, having seen many things and collected new impressions, and returning to an empty hotel room with an hour or so to blow. That mix often yields fine results.

Life is full and overflowing with the new.

But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter.

There is nothing more mysterious than a TV set left on in an empty room.

It is even stranger than a man talking to himself or a woman standing dreaming at her stove. It is as if another planet is communicating with you.

Empty rooms quote Your brand is what other people say about you after you leave the room.

Your brand is what other people say about you after you leave the room.

'THIS ROOM HAS MYSTERY LIKE A TRANCE' This room has mystery like a trance Of wine ; forget-me-nots of you Are chair and couch, the books your Fingers touched. And now that you Are absent here the silence scrapes A secret rust from everything; While sudden wreaths of sorrow's Dust uncover emptiness like halls To stumble through, and terror falls

I shan't be lonely now. I was lonely; I was afraid. But the emptiness and the darkness are gone; when I turn back into myself now I'm like a child going at night into a room where there's always a light.

They wordlessly excused each other for not loving each other as much as they had planned to. There were empty rooms in the house where they had meant to put their love, and they worked together to fill these rooms with midcentury modern furniture. ("Birthmark").

Empty rooms quote A room without books is like a body without a soul.

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

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An empty room is a story waiting to happen, and you are the author.

There ARE people who won't customarily eat an entire row of cookies, or hear food calling their name from other rooms, or who don't grind up food in the garbage disposal for fear of eating it, or get it back out of the garbage so they could eat it. Of course, my binge eating was just a cover-up for the larger issue: Trying to fill the emptiness

Imagine sitting down to an eight ounce steak, and then, imagine the room filled wit 45 to 50 people with empty bowls...For the feed cost of your steak, each of their bowls could be filled with a cup pf cooked cereal grains.

Empty rooms quote Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

It was as if the empty nights were made for thinking of him.

And sometimes I found myself so vividly aware of him it was as if he had only just left the room and the ring of his voice were still there. And somehow, there was a disturbing comfort in that, and, despite myself, I’d envision his face.

I can speak for every guy in this room here tonight.

Guys, if you could blow yourselves, ladies, you'd be in this room alone right now. Watching an empty stage.

A wedding is at once a crowded place and a private room, packed with trusts and empty of all but the heart's letters which one other heart may read and decipher.

Empty rooms quote Confidence isn't walking into a room thinking you're better than everyone, it's

Confidence isn't walking into a room thinking you're better than everyone, it's walking in not having to compare yourself to anyone at all.

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It's [a miscarriage] all very thief-in-the-night.

No one really knows what to say. You go into the emergency room, you think you're going to be a mum and you walk out empty. It's all neat and tidy, there's this potential being in your life and you're empty - all cleaned up and put back together, but completely shattered.

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.

Technique to me is a kind of a ... I'm reluctant to talk about it because it seems so obvious to me what good technique is. I mean, you sit down, you shut up, and you pay attention is basically the good technique. And then the footnotes add; on an empty stomach, in a dark room, feeling comfortable.

How loud clocks can tick when a room is empty, and one is alone!

I wish there was something more that performers could do other than get out there and sing at benefit performances. I wish I felt that if I had an empty room I'd like to bring in someone and make it a hospice, but I'm not Mother Teresa. I can't do that.

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