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Yellow Fever Quotes


"Fever itself is Nature's instrument." - Thomas Sydenham

"Enthusiasm is the fever of reason." - Victor Hugo

"The real yellow peril: Gold." - Mark Twain

"Silence isn't golden. It's yellow." - Zell Miller

"Follow the yellow brick road." - E Y Harburg

"Six weeks with a fever is an eternity." - Honore De Balzac

"It is a glorious fever, desire to know." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"A fever is an expression of inner rage." - Julia Roberts

"Love was a fever that came along a few years after chicken-pox and measles and scarlet fever." - Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

"Yellow Face marks my summation of multiculturalism." - David Henry Hwang

"Yellow is vagueness and luminousness, both." - Alexander Theroux

"You still owe me a yellow Porsche." - Stephenie Meyer

"What a horrible thing yellow is." - Edgar Degas

"All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye." - Alexander Pope

"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood." - Robert Frost

"The sun's not yellow, it's chicken." - Bob Dylan

"'Yellow Face' marks my summation of multiculturalism." - David Henry Hwang

"We're all Africans, everyone - black, white, yellow." - Nas

"How do you paint yellow wheat against a yellow sky? You paint it jet black." - Ben Shahn

"I've never seen the yellow light, umm the yellow line be wrong." - Lou Holtz

"They call me mellow yellow (Quite rightly) They call me mellow yellow..." - Donovan

"Humanity has but three great enemies: fever, famine, and war; of these by far the greatest, by far the most terrible, is fever." - William Osler

"There is a sun, a light that for want of another word I can only call yellow, pale sulphur yellow, pale golden citron. How lovely yellow is!" - Vincent Van Gogh

"In lantern-light My yellow Chrysanthemums Lost all their color" - Yosa Buson

"Your dreams are ballbusters; they're not the yellow brick road." - Kelly Cutrone

"Gold! gold! gold! gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold!" - Thomas Hood

"Yellow shirts have brightened immigration demonstrations across the country" - Pablo Alvarado

"When yellow lights struggle with blue shades in hairlike lines." - Thomas Hardy

"There seemed nothing so true as a yellow tree." - Lorrie Moore

"Stokes gets a straight yellow for that challenge." - Ronnie Whelan

"The sky was yellow and the sun was blue..." - Robert Hunter

"White, black and yellow men - they all cry salt tears." - Claude Aveline

"Gold! Gold! Gold! Gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold." - Thomas Hood

"There is no blue without yellow and without orange." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Well, my favorite color I guess I would say yellow." - Fran Drescher

"The way to Everest is not a Yellow Brick Road." - Jon Krakauer

"We got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout." - June Carter Cash

"Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Looks like somebody's got jungle fever.' 'That's not even the right kind of racist." - Rainbow Rowell

"Laziness has many disguises. Soon "winter doldrums" will become "spring fever."" - Bernard Williams

"Youth is a perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"But a spiritual fever, like a physical fever, actually has a productive function: it burns up disease. Think of your pain as a feverish burning up of fear. As you heal physically, extreme fever can lead to delirium. And as you heal spiritually, your fever can lead to delirium as well-a quiet delirium of the soul. But this too shall pass." - Marianne Williamson

"'Saturday Night Fever,' Paula Abdul, 'Fame,' Debbie Allen... all affected me and the generation before me." - Laurieann Gibson

"The 3-point shot has created a situation in the game akin to 'Lotto' fever." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Mostly I play sports games - football and basketball. 'Inside Drive' and 'NFL Fever.'" - Paul Pierce

"Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun." - Pablo Picasso

"I like it, but it's yellow, and I'm like, I didn't want yellow for my engagement ring." - Paris Hilton

"The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads dengue fever and yellow fever, has traditionally been unable to survive at altitudes higher than 1,000 meters because of colder temperatures there. But with recent warming trends, those mosquitoes have now been reported at 1,240 meters in Costa Rica and at 2,200 meters in Columbia. Malaria-bearing mosquitoes, too, have moved to higher elevations in central Africa, Asia, and parts of Latin America, triggering new outbreaks of the disease." - Ross Gelbspan

"On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life." - John James Audubon

"I demonstrated the characteristics of experimental fever. It appears after an incubation period which is never less than five days. It follows the same pattern as natural fever in man, but is of shorter duration and less pronounced." - Charles Jules Henry Nicole

"I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity." - James Dickey

"I demonstrated the characteristics of experimental fever. It appears after an incubation period which is never less than five days. It follows the same pattern as natural fever in man, but is of shorter duration and less pronounced." - Charles Jules Henry Nicol

"The multitude of books is a great evil. There is no limit to this fever for writing." - Martin Luther

"Reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as swine flu, dengue fever, Ebola virus and tuberculosis are particularly concerning." - Phil Gingrey

"Change is not always progress.... A fever of newness had been everywhere confused with the spirit of progress." - Henry Ford

"Jolt is for Windows programmers. It's typical IBM PC: it goes in brown and comes out yellow. Mountain Dew is for Macintosh programmers: it goes in yellow and comes out yellow. It's WYSIWYP." - Guy Kawasaki

"I am Charles Mingus. Half-black man. Yellow man. Half-yellow. Not even yellow, nor white enough to pass for nothing but black and not too light enough to be called white." - Charles Mingus

"Indian yellow, banned. Cows were poisoned with mango leaves and the colour was made from their urine. It is the bright yellow in Indian miniatures. Although yellow occupies one-twentieth of the spectrum, it is the brightest colour." - Derek Jarman

"He who wishes to put on the yellow dress without having cleansed himself from sin, who disregards temperance and truth, is unworthy of the yellow dress." - Max Muller

"All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn, Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn." - Robert Burns

"I can't wear yellow anymore. It's too matchy-matchy with my catheter." - Joan Rivers

"All seems infected that th' infected spy, As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye." - Alexander Pope

"The yellow star? Oh well, what of it? You dont die of it." - Elie Wiesel

"The key of D is daffodil yellow, B major is maroon, and B flat is blue." - Marian Mcpartland

"The yellow glistens. It glistens with various yellows, Citrons, oranges and greens Flowering over the skin." - Wallace Stevens

"Her hair that lay along her back Was yellow like ripe corn." - Dante Gabriel Rossetti

"Only God, my dear, Could love you for yourself alone And not your yellow hair." - William Butler Yeats

"I get the thumbs up like I'm hailing a yellow cab." - Nicki Minaj

"When men once reach their autumn, sickly joys fall off apace, as yellow leaves from trees" - Edward Young

"I live in a grey world, rather like the silver screen world. But yellow stands out." - Jorge Luis Borges

"O yellow eye, let me be sick with your heat, let me be feverish and frowning." - Anne Sexton

"Silence is golden but when it threatens your freedom it's yellow." - Edmund Burke

"For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the all-yellow strip." - John Motson

"I truly believe that at times like this, silence is not golden. It is yellow." - Zell Miller

"I am the reincarnation of Pikachu. That's why my hair is yellow, you see." - Akihiro Miwa

"Sunny, happy with the music, no money. I'm thinking you're on holiday. Sipping yellow lemonade." - Alexandra Stan

"Orange is an underrated color, it's the second most underrated color after yellow." - Michel Gondry

"The elephant smoked too much.(explaining why the keys of his piano were so yellow)" - Victor Borge

"John Wayne is as tough as an old nut and as soft as a yellow ribbon." - Elizabeth Taylor

"... dressed all in yellow spreading warmth and the promise of sex." - Zadie Smith

"Only God, my dear, Could love you for yourself alone And not your yellow hair." - William Butler Yeats

"Watch out where the huskies go, and don't you eat that yellow snow." - Frank Zappa

"The tears of the red, yellow, black, brown and white man are all the same." - Martin H Fischer

"Ain't nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos." - Jim Hightower

"All seems infected that th'infected spy, As all looks yellow to the jaundic'd eye." - Alexander Pope

"Any yellow, any blue, any red and a white are all I need." - Andrew McDermott

"I was attracted to 'Half of a Yellow Sun' because of the story." - Chiwetel Ejiofor

"The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks." - Randall Jarrell

"I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love." - Conor Oberst

"White pill, blue pill, yellow pill, purple pill; its like swallowing a rainbow every bedtime." - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

"It was then that she realized that the yellow butterflies preceded the appearances of Mauricio Babilonia." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"The light made the snowballs look yellow. Or at least I hoped that was the cause." - Gary D. Schmidt

"The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick." - L Frank Baum

"Without my Johnson trademark mop of yellow hair, I think I would be nothing." - Rachel Johnson

"I seem to voice a lot of sweet, kind of dumb yellow characters for some reason." - Tom Kenny

"How lonely it is going to be now on the Yellow Brick Road." - Ray Bolger

"Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts - it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour." - John Motson

"Outside, the September air was enticingly fragrant, yellow with pollen and rich, lemony sunlight." - Alice Hoffman

"The middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos." - Jim Hightower

"There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos." - Jim Hightower

"And the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood." - Unknown

"Space for the sunflower, bright with yellow glow, To court the sky." - Unknown

"(Baudelaire) had descended to the bottom of the inexhaustible mine, had picked his way along abandoned or unexplored galleries, and had finally reached those districts of the soul where the monstrous vegetations of the sick mind flourish. There, near the breeding ground of intellectuals aberrations and disease of the mind - the mysterious tetanus, the burning fever of lust, the thyphoids and yellow fevers of crime - he had found, hatching in the dismal forcing-house of ennui, the frightening climacteric of thoughts and emotions." - Joris-Karl Huysmans

"The statesman who yields to war no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events." - Winston Churchill

"After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further." - William Shakespeare

"For anyone addicted to reading commonplace books . . . finding a good new one is much like enduring a familiar recurrence of malaria, with fever, fits of shaking, strange dreams . . . ." - M F K Fisher

"If I write what I feel, it's to reduce the fever of feeling. What I confess is unimportant, because everything is unimportant." - Fernando Pessoa

"Obsolete misleading theologies bear the same relation to the essence of true religion that scarlet fever, mumps, and measles do to education." - Luther Burbank

"Love is a fever," she said. "And when you come out of it you'll discover whether you've been lucky - or not." - Lorrie Moore

"It's like scarlet fever: one has to get it over." "Then one should invent a way of inoculating love, like vaccination." - Leo Tolstoy

"Many people associate stage fright with a fear of looking ridiculous, making a bad impression. For me, it's like a kind of fever." - Jeanne Moreau

"Stuff a cold and starve a fever." - Proverbs

"An extensive knowledge is needful to thinking people - it takes away the heat and fever; and helps, by widening speculation, to ease the burden of the mystery." - John Keats

"I'm playing second fiddle to Justin Bieber - Bieber Fever is sweeping our house, and my girls have made it clear I'm no longer their favourite man." - Steven Gerrard

"After twelve years of living in Hawaii, I'd gotten a serious case of 'rock fever.' I just couldn't live on an island any longer." - Tess Gerritsen

"Virtues, like viruses, have their seasons of contagion. When catastrophe strikes, generosity spikes like a fever. Courage spreads in the face of tyranny." - Nancy Gibbs

"The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch, so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire, Dracula." - Bela Lugosi

"There is a whole generation of romance readers and writers who suffer from what I like to think of as 'Thorn Birds' Fever." - Sarah Maclean

"Playing President Clinton (in Primary Colors) was risky and challenging. Some people thought Saturday Night Fever was risky, because no one had danced in movies for years." - John Travolta

"I remember lying on the floor of the living room with headphones on when I was four or five years old, listening to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack." - Kevin Richardson

"I, of course, wanted to do something with Drew Barrymore. Please. So we were reading scripts back and forth and then we found this script, Fever Pitch." - Jimmy Fallon

"I think, for sure, 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'Pulp Fiction' were kind of bookends for - or the pillars of - my career." - John Travolta

"'Tulip Fever' did change my life. It did that thing that sometimes happens when a book takes off - it opened doors on to whole other worlds." - Deborah Moggach

"The moment people talk of "implementing" instead of "doing," and of "finalizing" instead of "finishing," the organization is already running a fever." - Peter Drucker

"Because of her, he had learned to look for the birds - the darting flight of wild canaries (yellow sun on yellow wings), the chesty preening of redbirds and bluebirds, the blackbird with the red-tipped wings like startling epaulets." - Terry Kay

"How do you see those tree?... They are yellow. Well then put down yellow. And that shadow is rather blue. So render it with pure ultramarine. Those red leaves? Use vermillion." - Paul Gauguin

"My palette contains a warm and cool of each primary, plus four modifiers: Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Blue-Violet and Phthalo Yellow-Green just mix as I go for each painting." - Matt Smith

"With a stop light, green means 'go' and yellow means 'slow down'. With a banana, however, it is quite the opposite. Yellow means 'go', green means 'whoa, slow down', and red means 'where the heck did you get that banana?" - Mitch Hedberg

"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 the sun." - Pablo Picasso

"There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu, There's a little marble cross below the town, There's a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew, And the yellow god forever gazes down." - J Milton Hayes

"On a traffic light green means 'go' and yellow means 'yield', but on a banana it's just the opposite. Green means 'hold on,' yellow means 'go ahead,' and red means, 'where the hell did you get that banana at?" - Mitch Hedberg

"Ditch your white panties for yellow ones. Sounds crazy, but color theorists say your body absorbs the vibration of colors, which, in turn, affects your brain and can actually alter your mood. Yellow connects us." - Anonymous

"Gold? Yellow, glittering, precious gold?... This yellow slave Will knit and break religions, bless th' accursed, Make the hoar leprosy adored, place thieves, And give them title, knee and approbation With senators on the bench." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"When I was a little girl, my grandfather, who I was very close to, used to grow yellow roses. He had yellow roses growing all the way up his drive." - Natalie Dormer

"We all know that yellow journalism didn't just happen a week ago or a month ago, that yellow journalism has probably been with us as long as journalism has been with us." - Errol Morris

"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

"While the nature of Texas fever is by no means made clear as yet, we are able to affirm that ticks can produce it. Whether the disease can be transmitted by any other agency must be decided by future investigations. Meanwhile the evidence accumulated thus far seems to favor very strongly the dictum: No ticks, no Texas fever." - Theobald Smith

"Rage-the biggest, truest rage of her adult life-had invaded her like a fever, but it wasn't like any fever she had known previously. It circulated like weird serum, cold on the right side of her body, then hot on the left, where her heart was. It seemed to come nowhere near her head, which remained clear." - Stephen King

"I remember when I was very young, I had a fever - a long rheumatic fever in bed for four months. And in the days, I stayed alone with the maid. I only had my father's books with me. They were fantasy books about ghosts, and also books by Edgar Allen Poe that made a forever impression on me." - Dario Argento

"And so this is Xmas for black and for white, for yellow and red, let's stop all the fight." - John Lennon

"A primrose by the river's brim A yellow rose was to him. And it was nothing more" - William Wordsworth

"Magic lies in between things, between the day and the night, between yellow and blue, between any two things." - Charles De Lint

"If humanity can exist for another million years, everybody's going to be a light shade of yellow-brown-red-tan." - Joe Mantegna

"A red apple isn't red, nor the lemon yellow. The sky is seldom blue, only when it isn't." - Keith Crown

"To a toad, what is beauty? A female with pop eyes, a wide mouth, yellow belly, and a spotted back," - Voltaire

"Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician's spinal cord into bright yellow jelly." - Tariq Ali

"Like pregnant women lose their teeth feeding the stranger, junkies lose their yellow fangs feeding the monkey." - William S Burroughs

"I always begin my stories as experiments - on large yellow tablets - a mixture of writing and sketching." - Bill Peet

"A man who never lies must have green blood in his veins, or blue or yellow, but definitely not red!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Don't eat the yellow snow." - Frank Zappa



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