Zero Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old zero quotes, zero sayings, and zero proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Zero is powerful because it is infinity’s twin. They are equal and opposite, yin and yang. They are equally paradoxical and troubling. The biggest questions in science and religion are about nothingness and eternity, the void and the infinite, zero and infinity. The clashes over zero were the battles that shook the foundations of philosophy, of science, of mathematics, and of religion. Underneath every revolution lay a zero – and an infinity. Charles Seife
To create is always to learn, to begin over, to begin at zero. Matthew Fox
What's at the end of a million dollars? Zero, zero, zero... nothing. A circle with a hole in it. Humphrey Bogart
My own self-consciousness cries out to me coldly: how does one love zero? Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
Zero is not a point of non-existence. Zero is always a balance point of existents. The human understanding of “zero” must undergo the most radical of all transformations. Most people, especially scientists, associate it with absolute nothingness, with non-existence. This is absolutely untrue. Thomas Stark
I lose faith in mathematics, logical and rigid. What with those that even zero doesn’t accept? Dejan Stojanovic
You get a zero at the end of your age number, and you get some extra attention. That's what I found out. Chick Corea
Eradications are special. Zero is a magic number. You either do what it takes to get to zero and you're glad you did it; or you get close, give up and it goes back to where it was before, in which case you wasted all that credibility, activity, money that could have been applied to other things. Bill Gates
No number before zero. The numbers may go on forever, but like the cosmos, they have a beginning. Giuseppe Peano
Over the years, a number of very smart people have learned the hard way that a long string of impressive numbers multiplied by a single zero always equals zero. Warren Buffett
Zero credits were because you have all this toxic gas coming out of gasoline cars in close proximity to each other and hurting people's health. Elon Musk
Most discussions of the population crisis lead logically to zero population growth as the ultimate goal, because any growth rate, if continued, will eventually use up the earth. Kingsley Davis
Yet never met this fellow, / Attended or alone, / Without a tighter breathing, / And zero at the bone. Emily Dickinson
All this vast majesty of creation, it had to mean something, and then I meant something, too. Yes, smaller than the smallest, I meant something, too. To God there is no zero. I still exist. Scott Carey
The great western myth... That just because a place has a McDonald's and MTV and takes American Express it's exactly the same as everywhere else—it doesn't have a past anymore, it's Year Zero. Robert Harris
The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation. Dixie Lee Ray
If you get simple beauty and naught else, / You get about the best thing God invents. Robert Browning
Say not the struggle naught availeth, / The labour and the wounds are vain, / The enemy faints not, nor faileth, / And as things have been, things remain. Arthur Hugh Clough
Naught is good for the eyes, but not for the stomach. German Proverb
Zero hunger is the ultimate test of a food system. Judith Randel
In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn't read all the time, none. Zero. Charlie Munger
Many companies want to be zero emission by a specific timeline & having data allows them to make smarter and efficient decisions for their sustainable operation. Susan Uthayakumar
Come to the zero, float in the zero / Return to the zero / Seeing in the zero, learning in the zero / Consuming in the zero. / Back to the zero, surrounded by the zero / Arranged in the zero / Mixing in the zero, pressing in the zero / Deletion in the zero. / Walking in the zero, talking in the zero / Passing in the zero / Playing in the zero, fairing in the zero / Ending in the zero. Hakikur Rahman
Today is Day Zero / The beginning of your life / Throw away all your garbage / Keep your treasures / Start by doing something daring / Lost loves should be found / Remembrance should be forgotten / If they have turned stale and rotten / You are the master of your destiny / So don't be a slave to your past / Breathe the fresh air and live / You only have one life, make it count. Gone Fishing
If language a bullet, / the pen is my gun / Its wound self inflicted, / —the verse zero-sum. Kurt Philip Behm
My faith in humanity / zero percent, tragically, / trapped, indecisive it seems, / the state of this country in emergency deemed. Shatana Brown