It is said that during days in a time long past, peace was more than an empty word.
"This is much more important that empty words about human rights."
In another man's mouth they might have seemed empty words.
You had to say things like that, empty words though they might be.
Without a budget line, the entire strategy would be no more than empty words.
Otherwise, they will just stay on paper and be empty words.
All those empty words, but he has not said how we are supposed to do this.
Let us hope that these will not be empty words!
We hope however that these proposals are not just empty words.
But priorities without a clear plan of action are just empty words.