Empty Shape

Famous quotes containing the words empty and/or shape:

    It is difficult to read. The page is dark.
    Yet he knows what it is that he expects.
    The page is blank or a frame without a glass
    Or a glass that is empty when he looks.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Most revolutionaries are potential Tories, because they imagine that everything can be put right by altering the shape of society; once that change is effected, as it sometimes is, they see no need for any other.
    George Orwell (1903–1950)