If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
When the state machinery defends criminals and the public prosecutors collude with the accused in certain cases and the victims are members of a particular community, then 'Justice to all' is empty rhetoric.
Detachment, lack of sentimentality, originality, a lot of things that sound rather empty. I know what they mean. Let's say, "visual impact" may not mean much to anybody. I could point it out though. I mean it's a quality that something has or does not have. Coherence. Well, some things are weak, some things are strong.
The foolishness of chasing the moon ached my heart. I was stuck between the moon and the shore and surrounded by an empty sea.
If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life.
Billie Joe Armstrong
I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.
I come to you with only Karate, Empty Hands. I have no weapons, but should I be forced to defend myself, my principles or my honor, should it be a matter of life or death, of right or wrong, then here are my weapons, Karate, my Empty Hands.
You must empty out the dirty water before you fill the pitcher with clean.
A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.
I can remain thoughtfully thoughtless, It is not an empty mind.
Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar