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Yellow River Quotes


"The river is everywhere." - Hermann Hesse

"The leaves fall patiently Nothing remembers or grieves The river takes to the sea The yellow drift of leaves." - Sara Teasdale

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

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

"The Yellowstone river is a beautiful river to navigate." - William Henry Ashley

"She was as forthright and simple as the winds that blew over Tara and the yellow river that wound around it." - Margaret Mitchell

"Slow yellow river flowing, willows that gesture in tepid August airs, and four children playing at greatness, as, doubtless, great men themselves must play." - Sinclair Lewis

"Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats." - J B Priestley

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

"Love is the world's river of life" - Henry Ward Beecher

"Denial ain't just a river in Egypt." - Mark Twain

"Time is a river without banks." - Marc Chagall

"Don't try to steer the river." - Deepak Chopra

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

"I had the Big Horn river explored from Wind River mountain to my place of embarkation." - William Henry Ashley

"As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers, I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtze. Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did." - Gordon Sinclair

"Don't swim against the current. Stay in the river, become the river; and the river is already going to the sea. This is the great teaching." - Rajneesh

"Thoughts are going by like a river; awareness simply is." - Ram Dass

"You can never step in the same river twice." - Heraclitus

"Standing knee deep in a river and dying of thirst." - Kathy Mattea

"One cannot step twice in the same river" - Heraclitus

"The river that flows in you also flows in me." - Kabir

"A river without banks is a large puddle." - Ken Blanchard

"Art is endless like a river flowing, passing, yet remaining..." - Jorge Luis Borges

"Somehow the river is louder when you cover your ears." - Niall Williams

"Be wild; that is how to clear the river." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"Wise man and river; they both create new paths!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"For the raindrop, joy is in entering the river." - Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

"Don't push the river. Just go with it." - Alysia Reiner

"Time flows away like the water in the river." - Confucius

"You cannot step into the same river twice." - Heraclitus

"So don't send me up the river yet." - Wesley Snipes

"To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream." - Lafcadio Hearn

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

"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

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

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

"The problem with water, though, is that the shortfalls don't show up until the very end. You can go on pumping unsustainably until the day you run out. Then all you have is the recharge flow, which comes from precipitation. This is not decades away, this is years away. We're already seeing huge shortages in China, where the Yellow River runs dry for part of each year. The Yellow River is the cradle of Chinese civilization. It first failed to reach the sea in 1972, and since 1985 it's run dry for part of each year. For 1997 it was dry for 226 days." - Lester R. Brown

"A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool." - John Steinbeck

"All who have travelled through the delicious scenery of North Devon must needs know the little white town of Bideford, which slopes upwards from its broad tide-river paved with yellow sands, and many-arched old bridge, where salmon wait for Autumn floods, toward the pleasant upland on the west." - Charles Kingsley

"About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent. Where the sun strikes it, it is golden." - Frank Yerby

"My love and I are inventing a country, which we can already see taking shape, as if wheels were passing through yellow mud. But there is a problem: if we put a river in the country, it will thaw and begin flooding. If we put the river on the border, there will be trouble. If we forget about the river, there will be now way out. There is already a sky over that country, waiting for clouds or smoke. Birds have flown into it, too. Each evening more trees fill with their eyes, and what they see we can never erase." - Larry Levis

"In the beginning there was a river. The river became a road and the road branched out to the whole world. And because the road was once a river it was always hungry." - Ben Okri

"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 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

"A blue dog, you know, is the opposite of a yellow dog. And a yellow dog was somebody who was willing to follow his party even when he knew it was wrong." - Mike Thompson

"Are you searching for the river of your soul? Then come out of your prison. Leave the stream and join the river that flows into the ocean." - Rumi

"A frozen river is not a dry one, it's just a still river on the surface but is still moving, and so am my winter writing." - Willie Nelson

"To connect with the great river we all need a path, but when you get down there there's only one river." - Matthew Fox

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." - Heraclitus

"The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river." - Ross Perot

"Every user of the river down here understands that a healthy river is absolutely vital for a healthy economy and a healthy tourism industry." - Jay Weatherill

"When you pollute a river, it's a supreme injustice to those who are downstream and those who live in the river who are not human beings." - Paul Hawken

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

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

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

"Follow the yellow brick road." - Yip Harburg

"That's a yellow card for Cazoria. So the next time he's involved in Europe, he won't be." - George Hamilton

"That could have been his second yellow card - if he'd already got his first one of course" - Trevor Brooking

"For me, this nomination was as if all of a sudden the crucifix began to wear a yellow star." - Jean-Marie Lustiger

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

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

"When my daughter was born she had jaundice, she was small, round and yellow. we called her Melony." - Milton Jones

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

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

"I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. he told me to wear a brown tie." - Rodney Dangerfield

"I have these new policies toward my life, like 'I will not accelerate when I see the yellow light.'" - Elizabeth Gilbert

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

"Yellow is my favorite, but what is yellow? Handmaiden to white, it is a slight tarnish of pure light. Take away a bit of whites absolute luminosity, and what remains is yellow - sunlike, golden as a crown, buttercups in a field, marsh marigolds, a finch's wing, a plastic flute." - Richard Grossinger

"Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it." - Justin Timberlake

"A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself." - Laura Gilpin

"To live by a large river is to be kept in the heart of things." - John Haines

"If one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river." - Anchee Min

"And the ship sailed onward, gliding serenely down the moonlit river toward the dark lands beyond." - Christopher Paolini

"Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river." - Lisa See

"The soul is the river of energy that animates who we are." - Elizabeth Lesser

"Mutual content is like a river, which must have its banks on either side." - Alain-Rene Lesage

"When a good change is flowing towards you, don't stand like the river stones before it!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"When you fall in a river, you're no longer a fisherman; you're a swimmer." - Gene Hill

"A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Towery city and branching between towers; Cuckoo-echoing, bell-swarmed, lark-charmed, rook-racked, river-rounded." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"before the gate - my walking stick's made a river of melting snow" - Kobayashi Issa

"The river of sludge will go on and on. It isn't about me." - Jackie Kennedy

"Time is the River on which the leaves of our thoughts are carried into oblivion." - Doris Lessing

"If you act like the river, you ultimately flow past all the rocks along the way." - James Altucher

"However long it stays in the river the tree-trunk will never turn into a crocodile." - Ousmane Sembene

"The government is a giant logjam in the eternal river of human potential." - Stefan Molyneux

"America is a great story and there is a river on every page of it." - Charles Kuralt

"Yesterday's gone on down the river and you can't get it back." - Larry Mcmurtry

"A real relationship is like a river; the deeper it gets the less noise it makes." - Tony Gaskins

"Photography is like a river with a thousand streams that never converge." - Massimo Vitali

"Don't pray for the rain to stop; pray for good luck fishing when the river floods." - Wendell Berry

"Only the river is free, always changing but always the same..." - Raymond Sokolov

"In the land of wild rivers, a calm river becomes either a god or a devil!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"May my life flow like a river, ever surprised by its own unfolding." - John O'Donohue

"There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, river, animals, and humans." - Ian Somerhalder

"We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore." - John Wesley Powell

"A nothing day full of wild beauty .... Little fish stream by, a river in water." - James Schuyler

"Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred, and broadest afar off." - William Davenant

"Hopping the fence or wading the Rio Grande River isn't part of America's immigration process." - Ted Nugent

"Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt." - Minna Antrim

"We made a good start toward preserving recreational areas like the Chattahoochee River." - Roy Barnes

"I knew the whistle of each of the river boats on the Tennessee." - William Christopher Handy

"Preserving a river or a creek can bring a lot of revenue." - Jim Fowler

"The Zambesi is a big river; there's no crocodiles on 4 Mile Run." - Jim Fowler

"The I-495 bridge over the Christina River in Wilmington, Delaware, is tilting." - Anthony Foxx

"You've never seen Manhattan 'til you've flown right up the East River. It's beautiful." - Cory Lidle

"I like it when things crescendo to a huge moment like 'Hold Back the River.'" - James Bay

"The voices of all creatures are in the voices of the river." - Hermann Hesse

"You do not see the river of mourning because it lacks one tear of your own." - Antonio Porchia

"I've only had one platinum album, and it's 'Red River Blue'." - Blake Shelton

"On 'Mystic River,' I had to cut my salary and everyone else's to get it made." - Clint Eastwood

"A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence." - James N. Watkins

"He looked around, as if he was seeing the world for the first time. Beautiful was the world, colorful was the world, strange and mysterious was the world! Here was blue, here was yellow, here was green, the sky and the river flowed, the forest and the mountains were rigid, all of it was beautiful, all of it was mysterious and magical, and in its midst was he, Siddhartha, the awakening one, on the path to himself." - Hermann Hesse

"Round a turn of the Qin Fortress winds the Wei River, And Yellow Mountain foot-hills enclose the Court of China; Past the South Gate willows comes the Car of Many Bells On the upper Palace-Garden Road-a solid length of blossom; A Forbidden City roof holds two phoenixes in cloud; The foliage of spring shelters multitudes from rain; And now, when the heavens are propitious for action, Here is our Emperor ready-no wasteful wanderer." - Wang Wei

"At the opening of our exhibition at Deitch Projects in New York we featured a wall of 10,000 bananas. Green bananas created a pattern against a background of yellow bananas spelling out the sentiment: Self-confidence produces fine results. After a number of days the green bananas turned yellow too and the type disappeared. When the yellow background bananas turned brown, the type (and the self-confidence) appeared again, only to go away when all bananas turned brown." - Stefan Sagmeister

"Today I saw a red and yellow sunset and thought, how insignificant I am! Of course, I thought that yesterday too, and it rained." - Woody Allen

"And let me touch those curving claws of yellow ivory; and grasp the tail that like a monstrous asp coils round your heavy velvet paws." - Oscar Wilde

"White is too brilliant to be seen, so yellow is its filter, its costume, revealing that pure light has not only brightness but emotional resonance and depth." - Richard Grossinger

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

"Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold" - Aristotle

"The big yellow one is the sun!" - Brian Regan

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

"Yellow is capable of charming God." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Sometimes silence is not golden - just yellow." - Anonymous

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

"My candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"Feed on her damask cheek: she pined in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief" - William Shakespeare

"Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow pizza." - Douglas Adams

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

"In thigh-high yellow leather boots Plump Saphonisba strides. Too bad that, just to hide her calves, Two calves have lost their hides." - X. J. Kennedy

"I am reading "The Yellow Birds" by Kevin Powers and "Redeployment" by Phil Klay . Both Powers and Klay are Iraq War vets. Klay's stories are remarkable." - George Packer

"Adults, older girls, shops, magazines, newspapers, window signs all the world had agreed that a blue-eyed, yellow-haired, pink-skinned doll was what every girl child treasured" - Toni Morrison

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

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

"The sun's not yellow, its chicken!" - Bob Dylan

"I box in yellow Gox box socks." - Dr. Seuss

"The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from red people." - James Rado

"Yellow usually means it's not that serious." - Bobby Unser

"If London is the Emerald City, then Los Angeles is what exists at the other end of the yellow brick road." - Monika Chiang

"I just go with the flow, I follow the yellow brick road. I don't know where it's going to lead me, but I follow it." - Grace Jones

"Remove all the traffic lights, yellow lines, one-way systems and road markings, and let blissful anarchy prevail. I imagine it would produce a kind of harmony." - Sadie Jones

"I see music in colours. I love music that's black, pink, purple or red - but I hate music that's green, yellow or brown." - Charli Xcx

"I've always enjoyed doing dishes. Maybe it was the fashionable yellow gloves that I loved so much. It's weird, I know, but I find cleaning cathartic." - Rachel Nichols

"In setting goals and executing a strategy, Wanda is sophisticated. We have good systems and departments. If targets are not reached, a yellow light goes off." - Wang Jianlin

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

"Be in relaxation a few moments. It can be any kind of situations - swimming in the river, relax with the river, or sunning on the beach, relax with the sun - anything. Life is full of opportunities." - Rajneesh

"Roarke: The bodies of the three men were found floating in the Chattahoochee River. Eve: I think it'd be embarrassing to be dead in the Hoochie-Coochie River. Roarke: Chattahoochee Eve: What's the difference? Roarke: Quite a bit, I'd think." - Nora Roberts

"Music, the most abstract and uncanny art, is an eternal river of sound moving through time. We can free ourselves from whatever may be holding us back, and join that flowing river." - William Westney



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