Feeling Empty Sayings and Quotes

Emotional burnout is real. Sometimes we can’t help but feel depressed, mentally exhausted, and empty. Everyone has low points, but they don’t have to last forever. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about feeling empty.

Moments of suffering are meant to empty us so that we may have the potential to tap into our truest depths. Kamand Kojouri
The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness. Robert Bly
I am empty of everything. I am empty of everything but the thin, frail ghosts in my room. Jean Rhys
A sad soul needs an infinite horizon which can throw all his sorrow into the silence of the eternal emptiness! Mehmet Murat ildan
Become totally empty. Quiet the restlessness of the mind. Only then will you witness everything unfolding from emptiness. Laozi
You are not feeling empty because you don't have much money. You are feeling empty because you have not yet encountered your real self, you have not come to your authentic individuality. Rajneesh
There are so many empty people walking around on this little planet. Lonely people. Angry people. Bitter. Forgotten. Jeyn Roberts
I swear, I end up feeling empty, like you've taken something out of me and I have to search my body for scars. Richard Siken
But what I did sense was an emptiness like a black hole inside of him, and there was no predicting what might emerge from a place like that. Ryū Murakami 
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. Samuel Beckett
It is beautiful, it is endless, it is full and yet seems empty. It hurts us. Jackson Pearce
We become aware of the void as we fill it. Antonio Porchia
The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence. Woody Allen
Life is an empty bottle filled with love. Santosh Kalwar
Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities. D.T. Suzuki
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better. Blaise Pascal
But to me nothing, the negative, the empty, is exceedingly powerful. Alan Watts
When I feel truly alone, with a sense of being lost, even empty inside, it is then I realize I have unknowingly moved away from God, so I move back. David L. Weatherford
There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. John Cage
The more space and emptiness you can create in yourself, then you can let the rest of the world come in and fill you up. Jeff Bridges
I decided I would fill the emptiness in me with God and with paint. Kimberly Novosel
This was the truth at the core of my existence: this yawning emptiness, scantily clad in rage. Hillary Jordan
The greatest tragedies in life is not untimely death, but to live a life for emptiness. Topsy Gift
The funny thing about having all this so-called success is that behind it is a certain horrible emptiness. Sam Shepard
The rest of my life stretches out as an emptiness before me. Kazuo Ishiguro
There's just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself otherwise. Sarah Dessen
This world that I live in is empty and cold the loneliness cuts me and tortures my soul. Waylon Jennings
It's not the feeling of completeness I need, but the feeling of not being empty. Jonathan Safran Foer
Everyday we used to slip away to talk. We would talk about the goodness of your heart. Now it seems I admit that never exist at all and it leaves me feeling empty with this hollow chord. Regina Belle
In all our searching, the only thing we've found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other. Carl Sagan
Emptiness is not a great loss. It creates a great opportunity to fill yourself again and again with great love. Debasish Mridha
Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within. Arthur Erickson
If giving leaves you feeling empty, you're giving too much to the wrong person. Maza Dohta
Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world. Edwin Markham
I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me. Haruki Murakami
The void inside me starts to fill, but my heart has holes, and whatever it holds will run out, leaving me empty once again. Danielle Esplin
I felt myself being invaded through and through, I crumbled, disintegrated, and only emptiness remained. Stanislaw Lem
This will be a winter so desolate, only memory can fill the emptiness. John Geddes
You can only fit so many words in a postcard, only so many in a phone call, only so many into space before you forget that words are sometimes used for things other than filling emptiness. Sarah Kay
The inner emptiness is the door to God. Swami Dhyan Giten
If emptiness is endless, then everything rests in emptiness. Dejan Stojanovic
To fake it is to stand guard over emptiness. Arthur Herzog
Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness. Isabelle Adjani
Nothing has an unlikely quality. It is heavy. Jeanette Winterson
What had been quiet and restful was now silent and empty. Frederick Barthelme
We often feel proud of our knowledge even when it is filled with emptiness. Debasish Mridha
A busy life is filled with tremendous emptiness. Debasish Mridha
Life is empty and meaningless because life is empty and meaningless. Werner Erhard
When you're full of yourself, God can't fill you. But when you empty yourself, God has a useful vessel. Max Lucado
Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore. J. K. Rowling
Now that I've won a slam, I know something very few people on earth are permitted to know. A win doesn't feel as good as a loss feels bad, and the good feeling doesn't last long as the bad. Not even close. Andre Agassi