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English journalist, author and broadcaster 1928-2004
His absent-minded scientist, Dr. Strabismus (whom God Preserve) of Utrecht, had to his credit a list of inventions that included 'a leather grape', 'a revolving wheelbarrow', 'a hollow glass walking stick for keeping very small flannel shirts in...
American Evangelist 1918-
America is said to have the highest per capita boredom of any spot on earth! We know that because we have the greatest number of artificial amusements of any country. People have become so empty that they can't even entertain themselves. They have to pay other people to amuse them, to make them laugh, to try to make them feel warm and happy and comfortable for a few minutes, to try to lose that awful, frightening, hollow feeling-that terrible, dreaded feeling of being lost and alone.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Ceremony was but devised at first to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'Tis shown; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.
American writer 1899-1961
Having books published is very destructive to writing. It is even worse than making love too much. Because when you make love too much at least you get a damned clarte that is like no other light. A very clear and hollow light.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
It is the part of cowardliness, and not of virtue, to seek to squat itself in some hollow lurking hole, or to hide herself under some massive tomb, thereby to shun the strokes of fortune.
American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-1936
Now hollow fires burn out to black,
And lights are guttering low:
Square your shoulders, lift your pack,
And leave your friends and go.
Oh never fear, man, nought's to dread,
Look not to left nor right:
In all the endless road you tread
There's nothing but the night.Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896)
American musician 1941-
Pointed threats, they bluff with scorn
Suicide remarks are torn
From the fool's gold mouthpiece the hollow horn
Plays wasted words, proves to warn
That he not busy being born is busy dying.Source: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
French-born American Critic, Novelist 1929-
Pornographers subvert this last, vital privacy; they do our imagining for us. They take away the words that were of the night and shout them over the roof-tops, making them hollow.
American cartoonist 1894-1961
The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms - hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal.
11th President of India 1931-2015
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
English poet and novelist 1545-1626
Thus much for thy assurance know; a hollow friend is but a hellish foe.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
You will be hollow. We shall squeeze you empty, and then we shall fill you with ourselves.
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