Nothingness Sayings and Quotes

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

Nothingness is the basis of everything.     

Jaggi Vasudev

Let us take our bloated nothingness out of the path of the divine circuits.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In nothingness, there is everything, energy. The ending is a beginning.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Not even nothingness preceded life. Nothingness owes its very idea to existence.     

George Macdonald

Once you start describing nothingness, you end up with somethingness.     

Mark Strand

Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it.     

Woody Allen

If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what can be achieved from that nothingness.     

Tadao Ando

Nothingness is not nothing at all, so it is physical, but not in the sense of constant presence. Nothingness is disturbing. It is there in a mind-independent sense; it is part of what is given.     

Timothy Morton

We come from an inconceivable nothingness. We stay a while in something which seems equally inconceivable, only to vanish again into the inconceivable nothingness.     

Peter Wessel Zapffe

Can nothingness be so prodigal?     

Sylvia Plath

The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company.     

Pope John XXIII

More often than not, nothingness is reluctantly and despairingly taken to be the only hypothesis possible when all the others have failed, since by definition it cannot be disproven and is beyond the scope of reason.     

Georges Bernanos

Nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being like a worm.     

Jean-Paul Sartre

If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory.     

Miguel de Unamuno

Nothingness cannot be defined; the softest thing cannot be snapped.     

Bruce Lee

What is called nothingness is to be found only in time and in speech. In time it stands between the past and future and has no existence in the present; and thus in speech it is one of the things of which we say: They are not, or they are impossible.     

Leonardo da Vinci

You are fighting against nothingness all the time by creating a series of shields that you call personality, life history, feelings, ideas, and ways of seeing.     

Frederick Lindemann

To love our nothingness we must love everything in us that the proud man loves when he loves himself. But we must love it all for exactly the opposite reason.     

Thomas Merton

Nothingness is an absolute infinite potential, not an empty box.     


Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness.     

Isabelle Adjani

When you go into the space of nothingness, everything becomes known.     

Gautama Buddha

Nothingness haunts Being.     

Jean-Paul Sartre