Hollow Quotes

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Suzanne Collins
“One more time? For the audience?" he says. His voice isn't angry. It's hollow, which is worse. Already the boy with the bread is slipping away from me.
I take his hand, holding on tightly, preparing for the cameras, and dreading the moment when I will finally have to let go.”
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Nicole Krauss
“I left the library. Crossing the street, I was hit head-on by a brutal loneliness. I felt dark and hollow. Abandoned, unnoticed, forgotten, I stood on the sidewalk, a nothing, a gatherer of dust. People hurried past me. and everyone who walked by was happier than I. I felt the old envy. I would have given anything to be one of them.”
Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

George Orwell
“You will be hollow. We shall squeeze you empty, and then we shall fill you with ourselves.”
George Orwell, 1984

Jasmine Warga
“He knows what he'll find if he digs deeper. there's no rush to unpack my insides. he understands there is nothing special about emptiness, nothing interesting about depression.”
Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes

Sanober  Khan
“The magic fades too fast
the scent of summer never lasts
the nights turn hollow and vast
but nothing remains...nothing lasts.”
Sanober Khan

Dannika Dark
“Don't pursue something with a vengeful heart, or it will destroy you. Hate wraps a cold hand around your heart and hollows you out."
- Justus”
Dannika Dark, Twist

Jacqueline Carey
“Well, I was living it, but a shared dream half-lived is a hollow thing”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen

Jessica Verday
“My name is Abbey. And I'm in love with a ghost.”
Jessica Verday, The Hidden

Leslie Marmon Silko
“For a long time he had been white smoke. He did not realize that until he left the hospital, because white smoke had no consciousness of itself. It faded into the white world of their bed sheets and walls; it was sucked away by the words of doctors who tried to talk to the invisible scattered smoke... They saw his outline but they did not realize it was hollow inside.”
Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony

Jessica Verday
“He didn't answer me, but held my gaze intently as he stood and slowly started to reach for the bottom of his sweater. He turned around and lifted it up over his shoulders, and I forgot how to breath. The sweater slid off of him in one long smooth motion and messed up his hair, leaving it tousled and sexy-looking. An interlooking chain of small black circles and triangles was etched onto each shoulder blde, ending halfway down his back... He turned back around to face me, and his green eyes stared right through me... I gulped again and tried very hard not to drool”
Jessica Verday, The Hollow

Jessica Verday
“Bye Caspian!' I called out. He stopped, and threw me a big grin over his shoulder. I grinned back like the Cheshire cat. What was it about him that made me feel so ridiculously happy?”
Jessica Verday, The Hollow

D.H. Lawrence
“A terrible hollow seemed to menace him somewhere, somehow, a void, and into this void his energy would collapse. Energyless, he felt at times he was dead, really dead.”
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

Carrie Ryan
“For showing me what I could have been if I hadn't turned cold and dark and hollow.”
Carrie Ryan, The Dark and Hollow Places

Faraaz Kazi
“May be we feel empty because we leave pieces of ourselves in everything we used to love and then we have nothing left to give anyone, anymore.”
Faraaz Kazi, Truly, Madly, Deeply

Pushpa Rana
“That goodbye meant nothing to me, it was as hollow a motionless heart.”
Pushpa Rana, Just the Way I Feel

Munia Khan
“It’s my broken sore mending the unbreakable
A deep shaken hollow from the unshakeable”
Munia Khan, To Evince the Blue

Alix E. Harrow
“It's stupid to think things like that. It just gives you this hollow, achy feeling between your ribs, like you're homesick even though you're already home, and you can't read your magazine anymore because the words are all warped and watery-looking”
Alix E. Harrow, The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Tite Kubo
“A Hollow is a ‘fallen’ soul, souls that weren’t brought to Soul Society by a Shinigami, souls that escaped, souls that weren’t protected from Hollows. The soul degeneartes, loses its heart and becomes a Hollow. To fill its empty heart, it seeks out those it loved most in its past life.” - Rukia Kuchiki”
Tite Kubo, Bleach, Vol. 1

Dean Koontz
“He’s a hollow man, he believes in nothing. Hollow men are vulnerable to anyone who offers them something that might fill the void and make them feel less empty.”
Dean Koontz, From the Corner of His Eye

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The insanity of it all is that the search for that which will fill us incessantly drives us to pursue the very things that will empty us. Yet, the greater insanity is to find ourselves utterly perishing in our emptiness and yet declaring to our dying day that the emptying was the filling. And that is emptiness of the most chilling sort.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Do you know why people like violence? It is because it feels good. Humans find violence deeply satisfying. But remove the satisfaction, and the act becomes hollow.”
Alan Turning

Ransom Riggs
“Ocorreu-me, ali de pé, simplesmente a respirar com ela, com o sossego a reinar à nossa volta, que aquelas bem podiam ser as duas palavras mais bonitas faladas em língua de gente. 'Temos tempo.”
Ransom Riggs, Library of Souls

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Intent without action will leave every word that I use to describe my intent as empty and best never having been said.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“The Hollow man makes most noise of
Ignorance than wisdom;
Oh, the modern man!”
Ujjal Mandal

“You have locked the chain around the heart that loves you; for the perpetual search for love remains hollow.”
RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo) – 1976

Anoir Ou-chad
“Jealousy is the symptom of a hollow heart.”
Anoir Ou-Chad

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“Revenge is hollow and insatiable. It never satisfies; it never heals. It leaves us remorseful or hungry for more.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman

Steven Erikson
“Hollow is the head of a fool. And everyone who listens only to the echoes bouncing in his skull, believing them true, is doubly a fool. Yet these echoes are all we ever hear. Beliefs feeding into beliefs, mindless as serpents devouring their own tail.”
Steven Erikson, The God is Not Willing

Florin-Marian Hera
“Serpents aren’t the Devil, but scourge of man in deadly hollow.”
Florin-Marian Hera, The Prairie of Hounds: Two short-stories intertwined in mist and darkness.

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Many people’s ideas are like paper plates that they’re selling as fine china. Either way, there’s typically nothing on them.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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