43+ Best Yellow Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Yellow, the color of sunshine, hope, and happiness, has conflicting associations. On one hand yellow stands for freshness, happiness, positivity, clarity, energy, optimism, enlightenment, remembrance, intellect, honor, loyalty, and joy, but on the other, it represents cowardice and deceit. A dull or dingy yellow may represent caution, sickness, and jealousy. Profoundly inspirational yellow quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Yellow Quotes

Yellow is the perceived color of sunshine. It is associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy. Marcia Moses

How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun. Vincent Van Gogh

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

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

In the world of safe hues, like black, red and white, yellow shouts: ‘Look at me. I’m happy!’ Joy Sewing

The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with base notes, or dark lake with the treble. Wassily Kandinsky

Yellow wakes me up in the morning. Yellow gets me on the bike every day. Yellow has taught me the true meaning of sacrifice. Yellow makes me suffer. Yellow is the reason I am here. Lance Armstrong

Yellow is the brightest and lightest of all colors, and this brilliance is its most noticeable characteristic, which accounts for the way it is used practically and thought of symbolically. Michael Freeman

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Yellow is capable of charming God. Vincent Van Gogh

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

Yellow usually means it’s not that serious. Bobby Unser

Yellow is the color of the east, childhood, and morning.  Jeffrey D. Anderson

Why should we grope among the dry bones of the past? The sun shines today also. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Yellow is my favorite, but what is yellow? Handmaiden to white, it is a slight tarnish of pure light. Take away a bit of white’s 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

It was all glimmer and warm honey in the yellow light. Patrick Rothfuss

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

My favorite color to glaze with is yellow. It always glows just like stained glass lit up by the sun. James Jones

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

Yellow is not an in-between color, you’re either all in or you’re not. Mobolaji Dawodu

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

I used to believe that as a dark-skinned girl I couldn’t wear yellow. Growing up I felt like I was too dark — and as I got older I started to think I was too large to wear such a bright color. It always felt like it wasn’t appropriate for me to wear. Then I realized how great it looks on darker skin tones. It wasn’t my skin tone or my curves preventing me from wearing the bright hue — I was just afraid to shine. Malia Anderson

Yellow is the color which is closest to light. We associate the rays of the sun and the stars with it. It is the radiance of the spirit. Ueli Seiler-Hugova

Yellow makes me feel warm and fuzzy all over. Anthony T. Hincks

We find from experience that yellow excites a warm and agreeable impression … The eye is gladdened, the heart expanded and cheered, a glow seems at once to breathe toward us. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

In the world of safe hues, like black, red and white, yellow shouts: Look at me. I’m happy! Joy Sewing

Yellow is vagueness and luminousness, both. Alexander Theroux

I’ve always said the rubber duck is a yellow catalyst. Florentijn Hofman

The yellow is unsteady. The more I try to capture what it’s like now, the less steady it seems. But it’s still there, and yellow all right. Perhaps I am trying too hard, and chasing the yellow away. Susan Blackmore

Amazing Yellow Quotes

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

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

Yellow is seen before other colors when placed against black; this combination is often used to issue a warning. Ann Marie Fiore

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

Yellow is a small wheel of cheddar cheese. Permeating a musty odor out of the baker’s shop. Yellow is a thousand paper cranes, floating down a slow, mellow river. Yellow is the round circle of the moon, the light that stays through the coldest night. Anisha Datta

She turned to the sunlight; And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: ‘Winter is dead.’ A. A. Milne

The colors red, blue and green are real. The color yellow is a mystical experience shared by everybody. Tom Stoppard

Fame stole my yellow. Yellow is the color you get when you’re real and brutally honest. Yellow is with my kids. The bundle of bright yellow warming my core, formerly frozen and uninhabitable. They got yellow from me, and I felt yellow giving it to them and it was all good. So, why am I leaving my show? It took my yellow. I wanted it back. Without it I can’t live. The gray kills me. Rosie O’Donnell

It is the artist’s business to create sunshine when the sun fails. Romain Rolland

Imagine a glorious full moon coming over the tops of the spruce, big and yellow, shedding a mysterious light on everything… the moonlight had color, you could see to paint and be able to appreciate the color of things. Arthur Lismer

You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. … If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy. Philippe Starck

Yellow is a very favorable vibration for mental or intellectual activity, as it promotes a clear state of mind. Yellow heightens your awareness and alleviates depression, sadness, or any kind of despondency. Yellow vibration foods are: pineapples, bananas, grapefruit, lemons and corn. Tae Yun Kim

The road to the city of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick. L Frank Baum

Any yellow, any blue, any red and a white are all I need. Andrew McDormott

Silence is golden but when it threatens your freedom it’s yellow. Edmund Burke

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