67 Feeling Empty Quotes to Cope Loneliness

Emptiness is a loss of meaning or purpose that most individuals suffer at some time in their lives.

Changing hormone levels, losing a job, or the essential physical separation that comes with a pandemic might all be contributing factors.

Any life stage or event that requires you to think on yourself and your life may cause you to feel empty for a short time.

Here is the best collection of feeling empty quotes and sayings. You can read, enjoy and share these quotes about feeling empty with your friends and family members.


Best Feeling Empty Quotes

A sad soul needs an infinite horizon which can throw all his sorrow into the silence of the eternal emptiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan.

We often feel proud of our knowledge even when it is filled with emptiness. ~ Debasish Mridha.

It’s not the feeling of completeness I need, but the feeling of not being empty. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer.

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A busy life is filled with tremendous emptiness. ~ Debasish Mridha.

Moments of suffering are meant to empty us so that we may have the potential to tap into our truest depths. ~ Kamand Kojouri.

Become totally empty. Quiet the restlessness of the mind. Only then will you witness everything unfolding from emptiness. ~ Laozi.

To fake it is to stand guard over emptiness. ~ Arthur Herzog.

To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God. ~ Meister Eckhart.

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.

Life is empty and meaningless because life is empty and meaningless. ~ Werner Erhard.

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. ~ Osho.

This was the truth at the core of my existence: this yawning emptiness, scantily clad in rage. ~ Hillary Jordan.

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. ~ Norman Vincent Peale.

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. ~ Samuel Beckett.

This world that I live in is empty and cold the loneliness cuts me and tortures my soul. ~ Waylon Jennings.

Famous Feeling Empty Quotes

I am empty of everything. I am empty of everything but the thin, frail ghosts in my room. ~ Jean Rhys.

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.

But to me nothing, the negative, the empty, is exceedingly powerful. ~ Alan Watts.

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.

I felt myself being invaded through and through, I crumbled, disintegrated, and only emptiness remained. ~ Stanislaw Lem.

The inner emptiness is the door to God. ~ Swami Dhyan Giten.

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. ~ Pam Brown.

Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities. ~ D.T. Suzuki.

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.

There are so many empty people walking around on this little planet. Lonely people. Angry people. Bitter. Forgotten. ~ Jeyn Roberts.

I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo. ~ Sylvia Plath.

Popular Feeling Empty Quotes

Nobody is accustomed to play in front of an empty stadium. ~ Luka Modric.

What had been quiet and restful was now silent and empty. ~ Frederick Barthelme.

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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.

Abundance is a process of letting go; that which is empty can receive. ~ Bryant H. McGill.

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. ~ Ryu Murakami.

When you lose someone that’s really important to you, I feel like it’s something that never really goes away. It’s almost learning how to live with an empty feeling; it’s weird. Something’s always missing, but you kind of get used to it. ~ Amber Mark.

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 decided I would fill the emptiness in me with God and with paint. ~ Kimberly Novosel.

Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within. ~ Arthur Erickson.

The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness. ~ Robert Bly.

Nothing has an unlikely quality. It is heavy. ~ Jeanette Winterson.

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment. ~ Morihei Ueshiba.

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.

Top Feeling Empty Quotes

Gray Space exploration promised us alien life, lucrative planetary mining, and fabulous lunar colonies. News flash, ladies and gents: Space is nearly empty. It’s a sterile vacuum, filled mostly with the junk we put up there. ~ Graham Hawkes.

This will be a winter so desolate, only memory can fill the emptiness. ~ John Geddes.

The greatest tragedies in life is not untimely death, but to live a life for emptiness. ~ Topsy Gift.

When you’re full of yourself, God can’t fill you. But when you empty yourself, God has a useful vessel. ~ Max Lucado.

Pain can be vitalising; it gives intensity in the space of vagueness and emptiness. ~ Sebastian Horsley.

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.

She was tired, with that tiredness that only emptiness brings. ~ Paolo Giordano.

The funny thing about having all this so-called success is that behind it is a certain horrible emptiness. ~ Sam Shepard.

If emptiness is endless, then everything rests in emptiness. ~ Dejan Stojanovic.

Creativity is a mansion. If you’re empty in one room, all you have to do is go out into the hallway and enter another room that’s full. ~ F. Gary.

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 have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth.

It is beautiful, it is endless, it is full and yet seems empty. It hurts us. ~ Jackson Pearce.

If giving leaves you feeling empty, you’re giving too much to the wrong person. ~ Maza Dohta.

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.

Sad Feeling Empty Quotes

There’s just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself otherwise. ~ Sarah Dessen.

The house seemed so empty without him. And I thought about the life we’d been building together for all that time. I realized I was on the brink of losing it all. It just scared me into reality. ~ Hunter Tylo.

Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness. ~ Isabelle Adjani.

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.

Emptiness is not a great loss. It creates a great opportunity to fill yourself again and again with great love. ~ Debasish Mridha.

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The rest of my life stretches out as an emptiness before me. ~ Kazuo Ishiguro.

Depression isn’t just being a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It’s not wanting to be alive anymore. ~ J. K. Rowling.

Empty space is a boiling, bubbling brew of virtual particles that pop in and out of existence in a time scale so short that you can’t even measure them. ~ Lawrence M. Krauss.

I’ll tell you this: You have to remember to chase and catch your dreams, because if you don’t, your imagination will live in empty spaces, and that’s nowhere land. ~ Gary Busey.

Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities. ~ Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki.

In all our searching, the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other. ~ Carl Sagan.


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Chandan Negi

I’m Chandan Negi, the Founder of Internet Pillar. I love sharing quotes and sayings to inspire and motivate people.