137 Inspiring Quotes about Yellow

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Yellow quotes

Over the obsidian hills and the sunken yellow dale, through the vast oceans of fog and the fires of nevermore, sits the fickle doors of the land of twilight. I will traverse it all, and execute righteous judgment on all that oppose me.

— H.S. Crow, Lunora and the Monster King

At a night like this, where it’s just me and the yellow moon, I feel complete.

— Kamand Kojouri

The sky is blue today, Max, and there is a big long cloud, and it’s stretched out, like a rope. At the end of it, the sun islike a yellow hole. . .

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Daffodils are yellow trumpets of spring

— Richard L. Ratliff

When I was on the bench, I used to have a yellow pad, and I put on the pad at the beginning of the day, ‘patience’ and ‘restraint.’

— Joseph Wapner

How many hours are there in a mile? Is yellow square or round? Probably half the questions we ask-half our great theological and metaphysical problems-are like that.

— C.S. Lewis

I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech tree or a yellow birch or an old acquaintance among the pines.

— Henry David Thoreau

The ’80s were fabulous. The ’90s sucked, and the ’70s were just a sad, sad time in human history. Go 1980s! There’s something that’s just so cute about that time. And not just yellow nail polish and ‘I’m a loner.’

— Jennifer Sky

As the yellow gold is tried in fire so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.

— Ovid

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence transform a yellow spot into sun.

— Pablo Picasso

Moving right alongIn search of good timesAnd good news, With good friends you can’t lose.This could become a habit.Opportunity just knocked, Let’s reach out and grab it, Together we’ll nab it, We’ll hitch-hike, bus, or yellow cab it.

— Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

We’ve been in a war and a recession. That’s why acccent colors with yellow and purple are popular. They’re optimistic and flirty and happy colors.

— David Bromstad

What ye have been ye still shall be, When we are dust the dust among, O yellow flowers!

— Henry Austin Dobson

I write on big yellow legal pads – ideas in outline form when I’m doing stand-up and stuff. It’s vivid that way. I can’t type it into an iPad – I think that would put a filter into the process.

— Robin Williams

Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel.

— Priya Ardis

Forever?”Sam’s lips smiled, but above his grin, his yellow eyes turned sad, as if he knew it was a lie.”Longer.

— Maggie Stiefvater

I have songs to write and songs to sing and planes to fly and I want to see my old yellow truck again.

— Jennifer Niven, Velva Jean Learns to Fly

Never shall a young man, Thrown into despairBy those great honey-colouredRamparts at your ear, Love you for yourself aloneAnd not your yellow hair.

— W.B. Yeats

I should like the fields tinged with red, the rivers yellow and the trees painted blue. Nature has no imagination.

— Charles Baudelaire

Picture yourself placing your problem inside a pale yellow balloon letting it go watching it drift until it is a tiny pastel dot in the sky.

— Barbara Markoff

DaffodowndillyShe wore her yellow sun-bonnet, She wore her greenest gown;She turned to the south wind And curtsied up and down.She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.

— A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

I walk through the old yellow sunlightto get to my kitchen tablethe poem about melying there with the booksin which I am listedamong the dead and future Dylans

— Leonard Cohen, The Energy of Slaves

I write in longhand on yellow legal pads.

— Beverly Cleary

You have no idea how crazy I am, I should be wearing yellow Caution tape, I’m that bonkers.

— Robin Benway, The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May, & June

Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician’s spinal cord into bright yellow jelly.

— Tariq Ali, The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad

To ugly ducklings everywhere, Don’t worry about those fluffy yellow morons:They’ll never get to be swans

— Zoë Marriott, The Swan Kingdom

Allie sighed. It was an old yellow sound, like turning pages.

— Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Nozy Cat lifted one sleepy eyelid, and his marble blue eye glared at her for interrupting his sacred nap. He wore a yellow collar with little red stars printed on it. His second eyelid also opened, and he gave them his irritated blue-eyed glare.

— Lyn Key, Nozy Cat 1

Laughter is the human super-highway to the heart. It bypasses, any yellow or red lights and proceeds straight to green. Go get to laughing!!!

— Monika Zands

Only God, my dear, ” wrote Yeats blithely, “Could love you for yourself alone/And not your yellow hair.” This quote is meant as a bit of lighthearted verse. But it is an epic tragedy in three lines.

— Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth

THERE is something in the autumn that is native to my blood— Touch of manner, hint of mood; And my heart is like a rhyme, With the yellow and the purple and the crimson keeping time.

— Bliss Carman

I felt you before I knew of your existence, maybe it was a hint from the universe to continue on the yellow brick road, so when I would find you along my travels I would simply just know.

— Nikki Rowe

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

— Pablo Picasso

The grass is yellow on both sides, envy turning on of them green.

— Meghan Blistinsky

As the first hard drops of rain fell, the Witch caught sight, not of the girl’s face, but of the shoes. Her sister’s shoes. They sparkled even in the darkening afternoon. They sparkled like yellow diamonds, and embers of blood, and thorny stars.

— Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

It’s time to stop following the yellow brick road, use your God given brain, and quit chasing rainbows, because the truth is life’s hard, but can be oh so sweet when you choose to own it.

— L.M. Fields

The sky’s gone blue: azure, the ocean bluer: cerulean, the trees are swirls of every hella freaking green on earth and bright thick eggy yellow is spilling over everything.

— Jandy Nelson, I’ll Give You the Sun

Teeming brain can never never ceaseHush! Hush yellow bowl of SocratesCouplet by Mk Bhutta

— M.K. Bhutta

Testers for 7-Up consistently found consumers would report more lemon flavor in their product if they added 15% more yellow coloring TO THE PACKAGE.

— Malcolm Gladwell, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

I said, ‘Ooh, Dad, I want the yellow ones.’ He said, ‘Where?’ I said, ‘Right there, Dad. I want the yellow ones.’ Everybody goes, ‘Those are green’. That’s how I knew I was colorblind.

— Michael Rosenbaum

We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.

— Mario Batali

His eyes, green with yellow sparks, and with elongated pupils like a cat’s, made his grandmother gasp and say: ‘Jesus! He has the devil’s eyes!

— Olga Núñez Miret, The Man Who Never Was

Chadron had a water tower, grain elevators, a tanning salon, a video rental store, a small liberal arts college, a Hardee’s, a stoplight, and a curling yellow sign in the pet store window that read, ‘Hamsters and Tarantulas Featured Today.’

— Poe Ballantine

I box in yellow Gox box socks.

— Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

The sky inside my head never turns blue. It if forced to stay red. By the demon, who is yellow inside me.

— Akshay Vasu

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me – I am happy.

— Hamlin Garland

I’ve had enough of these streets that sweat a cold, yellow slime, of hostile people, of crying myself to sleep every night. I’ve had enough of thinking, enough of remembering.

— Jean Rhys, Good Morning, Midnight

Shadow was a couple of a hundred yards away from his motel, and he walked there, breathing the cold air, past red and yellow and blue lights advertising every kind of fast food a man could imagine, as long as it was a hamburger.

— Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Don’t get me wrong: I can and do waste time on the Internet with the best of them, but in some respects, I am an embarrassingly analog guy. I am not on Facebook. I write whole books on yellow legal pads. I do not own a cell phone.

— Jonathan Dee

Those yellow eyes had seen the thing Ruby hid, even from herself. And when two people see a thing, for better or worse, it becomes real.

— Cynthia Bond, Ruby

From the corners of her mouth, thick yellow goo bubbles. It matches the mess between Vesper’s fingers, the slime on her chin, on her legs, the blobs that randomly pepper things, the blast radius massive, confounding

— Peter Newman

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.

— Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

Be different. Be original. Nobody will remember a specific flower in a garden filled with thousands of the same yellow flower, but they will remember the one that managed to change its color to purple.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

It was a fruit we had never seen before, larger than an apple, about the size of a grapefruit. It was round and yellow like the leaves of a neglected book.

— Mai Al-Nakib, The Hidden Light of Objects

I almost cried. But I didn’t, because if you’re in seventh grade and you cry while wearing a blue floral cape and yellow tights with white feathers on the butt, you just have to curl up and die somewhere in a dark alley.

— Gary D. Schmidt, The Wednesday Wars

Will: Have you ever seen what happens to someone with demon pox? First it lies dormant. One begins to turn yellow and green. Then the swelling sets in -Jem: THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS DEMON POX.

— Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

I slid down in the seat and began to weep. I wept for her, for me, but mostly because the siren call of my first big story with a yellow border around it was more powerful than the call of fatherhood.

— Joe McNally, The Moment It Clicks: Photography Secrets from One of the World’s Top Shooters

She’s wearing the same red and yellow BAM! T-shirt from before, which means (a) she slept in, (b) she owns several identical T-shirts, or (c) she’s a cartoon character—all of which are appealing alternatives.

— Robin Sloan, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Part of our tradition as black women is that we are universalists. Black children, yellow children, red children, brown children, that is the black woman’s normal, day-to-day relationship. In my family alone, we are about four different colors.

— Alice Walker

Bright yellow leaves flowed swiftly upon the dark, almost-black water, making patterns as they went. To Mr. Segundus the patterns looked a little like magical writing. ‘But then, ‘ he thought, ‘So many things do.

— Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

When yellow lights struggle with blue shades in hairlike lines.

— Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles

I was climbing high, high up Pen Dinas Head among the sparkling yellow gorse, sea birds and white heather, with the oily sheep huddled together against the wind

— Suzy Davies, Johari’s Window

I’d run. But maybe you can’t run. Think of that, too.’ His yellow eyes seemed to look inward, and he sounded tired. ‘Sometimes you can’t run.

— Robert Jordan

Everybody comes with prejudices, colored glasses on their eyes. Then they see everything colored according to their glasses. Yes, a few people come just like you, unprejudiced, without any idea gathered from yellow journalism.

— Osho

Lines and greyness are nature’s way of telling you not to fuck with someone – the equivalent of yellow and black lines on a wasp, or the markings on the back of a black widow spider.

— Caitlin Moran

There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khat-mandu There’s a little marble cross below the town There’s a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew And die yellow god forever gazes down.

— J. Milton Hayes

I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we’re sad, and being yellow when we’re cowards, and when we’re mad, we’re red.

— Dolly Parton

The air had a cool crispness to it and the leaves on the trees had begun turning yellow and red.

— Carla Reighard, Elle’s Magical Shoes

The magical gem bracelet, in all of its yellow beauty, was out of its league. My mind and heart couldn’t slow down.” — Jennifer Mills

— Dianne Bright, Soul Reader

The mind that thought of light, heavy, grey, yellow, still, swift, also conceived of magic that would make heavy things light and be able to fly, turn grey lead into yellow gold, and the still rock into a swift water.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien on Fairy-stories

A few blossoms float into the room. They drop like frayed yellow ribbons on the gray carpet.

— Eileen Granfors

Kay was only half skinny-dipping, but she fervently wished she’d worn something a bit more substantial than a baseball cap and the bottom half of the quintessential teeny-weenie yellow polka-dot bikini.

— Babette James, Clear As Day

Everything about her was sweet, pale like honey. You would not have been surprised to see a bee caught in the tangles of that yellow hair.

— Katherine Mansfield, The Singing Lesson

Outside the windows, everything is getting darker. First the yellow dies from the light, then the green and pink. The world is a blue version of itself, momentarily, before the blue snuffs out, too and it is all night.

— Alexandra Kleeman, You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

To allow injustice and inequality invites a Ferguson to your community. We must stand together, black, white, brown, red, and yellow and fight for justice and equality for all. It’s the only way to avoid more Fergusons.

— Jesse Jackson

I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.

— Harvey Ball

And yet, even as she spoke, she knew that she did not wish to come back. not to stay, not to live. She loved the little yellow cottage more than she loved any place on earth. but she was through with it except in her memories.

— Maud Hart Lovelace, Heaven to Betsy

I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.

— Conor Oberst

Had a cold hummus with pita bread, Under a delicious food, yellow or red. Might just have the appetite to cook Urgent dinner by hook or crook.So that’s just a humus humor spread.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, ACross Tic

Oh ParisFrom red to green all the yellow dies awayParis Vancouver Hyeres Maintenon New York and the AntillesThe window opens like an orangeThe beautiful fruit of light(“Windows”)

— Guillaume Apollinaire, Zone

There’s nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

— Jim Hightower

The horse gave his arm a nudge when he reached to remove the headstall. With his large hand, he gave the animal an affectionate stroke on the neck that gave Charli a tug way deep down in her lemon yellow panties.

— Candis Terry, Anything but Sweet

Ask a toad what is beauty? … a female with two great round eyes coming out of her little head a large flat mouth a yellow belly and a brown back.

— Voltaire

My mother is convinced that yellow is a happy color and that a happy girl would get a husband.-Penelope Featherington

— Julia Quinn, The Viscount Who Loved Me

Soon, they actually began to titter on their toes as they glared at me, looking more like an army of angry wasps than ever before. All they needed now were matching yellow and black jumpers and pretend stingers!

— Adele Rose, Possession

My angels are jellyfish, electric, nearly invisible, armed with poisoned harpoons.My archangels are yellow tang.They feed on sunlight.They speak through color.Anything in their paths turns blind.

— Eric Gamalinda, Amigo Warfare

Gold! Gold! Gold! Gold! Bright and yellow hard and cold

— Thomas Hood

Who ever felt canary yellow and light blue are a suitable color should be tarred and feathered.

— Rae Z. Ryans, Chivalry and Malevolence

The gray sea and the long black land; And the yellow half-moon large and low: And the startled little waves that leap In fiery ringlets from their sleep, As I gain the cove with pushing prow, And quench its speed i’ the slushy sand.

— Robert Browning, Dramatic Lyrics

I have pets, but they’re the really ordinary sort – yellow Labrador, tabby cat, white rabbit, a few goldfish – that kind of stuff. Nothing very… extravagant or unusual or exotic, but I find, in terms of inspiration, Mother Nature is just it.

— Graeme Base

One of the biggest myths debunked by science is that dogs see only in black and white. Contrary to that popular belief, dogs have dichromatic vision, meaning that they can see shades of yellow and blue.

— Victoria Stilwell

Yet high over the city our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher in the darkening streets, and I was him too, looking up and wondering.

— Scott F. Fitzgerald

The jack-o-lantern follows me with tapered, glowing eyes.His yellow teeth grin evily. His cackle I despise.But I shall have the final laugh when Halloween is through.This pumpkin king I’ll split in half to make a pie for two.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

She turned to the sunlight    And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor:    “Winter is dead.

— A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

Your window square a yellow kite, and the Moon a white balloon

— John Geddes

I wrote small stories here and there, then bigger ones. Some were even written for money. I signed up for a writing class and snuck my first assignment on a yellow legal pad in a partner’s office while he read through my memo.

— Rachel Sklar

The walls of the cell fell away, the sky came down, I saw the big yellow bird.

— Truman Capote, In Cold Blood

Though blue sky and the road’s yellow dust and the green of the nearing oasis were all snuffed out, he (newly converted Saul) did not miss them. Light suffused his blinded eyes, his mind.

— John Charles Pollock, The Apostle: The Life of Paul

I carried out my plan because I felt The Chief had some fear of those of my race, of those uncountable forebears whose culmination lies in me. I wished to prove to him that a yellow man could save his armies.

— Jorge Luis Borges, The Garden of Forking Paths

I tried to blow a yellow jacket out and now it’s wearing a bow tie in its mouth.

— Ana Claudia Antunes

I will meet you on the nape of your neck one day, on the surface of intention, word becoming act.We will breathe into each other the high mountain tales, where the snows come from, where the waters begin.”-In the yellow time of pollen

— Luke Davies

The Thames was beautiful, dark, and swift beneath the billion yellow and white lights of the city…

— Charles Finch, The Last Enchantments

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything.Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.

— Tahereh Mafi, Furthermore

He’s already tan, and leaning on the rail in his yellow linen shirt, with the pure glory of Venice racing behind him, I think he looks like someone I’d like to run off with, if I already hadn’t.

— Frances Mayes, Bella Tuscany

The sky was the yellow color of old cheese and the clouds flew across it, as if they had seen something horrifying in the desert wastes where they had so lately been.

— Stephen King

Consider my Lover; the yellow churchof his skin, the clean wells of his ears;How the notes of a song come to himlike birds descending on a power line;How in his absence I am of twothroats–each of them cramped.

— Cecilia Llompart, The Wingless

The fifties are a peaceful time, a quiet sleeping time between two noisy bursts of years, a blue and white time filled with sweet yellow days, music and bright smelling memories.

— David Gerrold, The Man Who Folded Himself

Maddock stabbed his fried egg with his fork, and bright yellow yolk bled all over his plate like a sunshine hemorrhage.

— Rachel Vincent, The Stars Never Rise

I always envied them, the owners of the cars with the white plates who can be seen around Jerusalem. I always wanted to be one of them. We call them U.N., even though U.N. are generally foreign correspondents with leased cars and yellow plates.

— Sayed Kashua

Through all this horror my cat stalked unperturbed. Once I saw him monstrously perched atop a mountain of bones, and wondered at the secrets that might lie behind his yellow eyes.

— H.P. Lovecraft, The Rats in the Walls

My first girlfriend broke up with me on a yellow legal pad. After she picked me up from the airport one day, she took out a letter that her therapist wrote, and she read it to me. She and her therapists wrote a letter breaking up with me together.

— Max Winkler

Fear has nothing to do with cowardice. A fellow is only yellow when he lets his fear make him quit.

— Jerome Cady

His yellow eyes were half-lidded as he sang, and in that golden moment, hanging taut in the middle of an ice-covered landscape like a single bubble of summer nectar, I could see how my life could be stretched out in front of me.

— Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

He held up his hand, and in it was… Oh, God. The neon-pink vibrator, glowing in the dark now. It was following her, stalking her, all the way down the yellow brick road to hell.

— Jill Shalvis, Get A Clue

It’s a trinity ring. Pink for love, yellow for fidelity and white for friendship. I liked the symbolism of three—you, me and baby-to-be.

— Belle, Kimberly

It wasn’t like there was a dating and mating website for bear shifters. If there had been, its mascot would have been that yellow Care Bear with the heart on its stomach.

— Lila Felix, Burden

his yellow eyes gazed at me possessively — I wondered if he realized that the way he looked at me was far more intimate than copping a feel could ever be.

— Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

dear kiara, The women in the shop told me that yellow rose represents friendship and red rose shows love. And the rosery is the only thing i own that i care for, its yours i’m yours C

— Simone Elkeles, Rules of Attraction

Shadow crawled across the floor to the yellow foam-rubber pad and climbed onto it, pulling the thin blanket over himself, and closed his eyes, and he held onto nothing, and he held onto dreams.

— Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Colors shone with exceptional clarity in the rain. The ground was a deep black, the pine branches a brilliant green, the people wrapped in yellow looking like special spirits that were allowed to wander over the earth on rainy mornings only.

— Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

Like the waters of the river, like the motorists on the highway, and like the yellow trains streaking down the Santa Fe tracks, drama, in the shape of exceptional happenings, had never stopped there.

— Truman Capote, In Cold Blood

All seems infected that the infected spy as all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.

— Alexander Pope

A half-dead thing in a stark, dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold;While high overhead, green, yellow and red, the North Lights swept in bars?-Then you’ve a hunch was the music meant…hunger and night and the stars.

— Robert W. Service

Troops are everywhere in their modern, digital camouflage, designed to blend in anywhere at any time. Yet at night we wear bright yellow reflective belts.

— Glenn Dean, Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor’s Journal of the War in Afghanistan

Light is good company, when alone; I took my comfort where I found it, and the warmest yellow bulb in the living-room lamp had become a kind of radiant babysitter all its own.

— Aimee Bender, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

She sighed, she snored, not that she was asleep, only drowsy and heavy, drowsy and heavy, like a field of clover in the sunshine this hot July day, with the bees going round and about and the yellow butterflies.

— Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway

He looked around at the perfectly white world, felt the wet kisses of the snowflakes, pondered hidden meanings in the pale yellow streetlights that shone in a world so whitely asleep. “Beautiful, ” he whispered.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr., The Sirens of Titan

For the rest of the afternoon, Miss Bloom smiled almost as bright as the big yellow sun shining through the front picture window. Her library was filled up with people who loved books.

— Augusta Scattergood, Glory Be

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;

— Robert Frost

The city was a hive from this height, the people and the yellow cabs moving about in the street below like pre-programmed insects. (Dark City Lights)

— David Levien

I love the smell of old books, ” Mandy sighed, inhaling deeply with the book pressed against her face. The yellow pages smelled of wood and paper mills and mothballs.

— Rebecca McNutt, Super 8: The Sequel to Smog City

Nature had found the perfect place to hide the yellow fever virus. It seeded itself and grew in the blood, blooming yellow and running red.

— Molly Caldwell Crosby, The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History

All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn, Led yellow Autumn, wreath’d with nodding

— Robert Burns, Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

A chord that becomes a melodious delusion, In polar discrepancy from blue to yellow painted, In yellow I existed, with digoxin’s deadly illusion, Like Van Gogh’s stars in a bright night untainted.

— Selina A. Mahmood, Apophasis: A Bildungsroman Through Facebook

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun

— Pablo Picasso

Magic lies in between things, between the day and the night, between yellow and blue, between any two things.

— Charles de Lint, The Onion Girl

The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles.

— Jack Kerouac