Nothin’ muchPosted: October 9, 2012
What was after the universe? Nothing. But was there anything round the universe to show where it stopped before the nothing place began? It could not be a wall; but there could be a thin line there all round everything.
~ James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
As to your Newton, I confess I do not understand his void and his gravity; I admit he has demonstrated the movement of the heavenly bodies with more exactitude than his forerunners; but you will admit it is an absurdity to maintain the existence of Nothing.
~ Frederick the Great, Letter to Voltaire, 25 Nov. 1777
I love to talk about nothing; it’s the only thing I know anything about.
~ Oscar Wilde
Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
~ Lao Tzu
Nothing will work unless you do.
~ Maya Angelou
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
~ Albert Einstein
Well, that’s it. I got nothin’ today. Or nothin’ much. I walked. I photographed. I have nothin’ much to say.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
~ Winston Churchill
A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
~ Albert Camus