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The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown,
by Helen Hunt Jackson

The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown,
The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Love has a tide!
- Helen Hunt Jackson

 

On the king's gate the moss grew gray;
The king came not.
They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son,
one day, Slave in his father's stead.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find,
O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

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By all these lovely tokens September days are here,
With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

O month when they who love must love and wed.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

When Time is spent, Eternity begins.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

If I can do one hundredth part for the Indian that Mrs.
Stowe did for the Negro, I will be thankful.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

But great loves, to the last, have pulses red;
All great loves that have ever died dropped dead.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame;
Each to his passion; what's in a name?
- Helen Hunt Jackson

There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat,
or any other creature, so blind in its own range of
circumstance and connection,
as the greater majority of human beings are in the
bosoms of their families.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices,
hard and harsh and loud.
The baby was not wrapped in any shroud.
The mother made no sound.
Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

But all lost things are in the angels' keeping,
Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping,
Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain
Make Good Together there we can begin again,
In babyhood.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

As soon as I began, it seemed impossible to write fast enough -
I wrote faster than I would write a letter -
two thousand to three thousand words in a morning,
and I cannot help it.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

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

I'd rather drive the yellow brick road,
you wouldn't happen to know of a rental car place around.
- Ryan Stiles

Be like Curious George, start with a question and look
under the yellow hat to find what's there.
- James Collins

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

Much as I like owning a Rolls-Royce,
I could do without it.
What I could not do without is a typewriter,
a supply of yellow second sheets and the time to put them to good use.
- John O'Hara

Legitimate revolution must be led by,
made by those who have been most oppressed:
black,
brown, yellow, red, and white women-with men relating
to that the best they can.
- Robin Morgan

As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me -
red,
yellow, black.
I just didn't want a white guy guarding me,
because it's disrespect to my game.
- Larry Bird

The second draft is on yellow paper,
that's when I work on characterizations.
The third is pink, I work on story motivations.
Then blue, that's where I cut, cut, cut.
- Jacqueline Susann

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

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

How you act, walk, look and talk is all part of Hip Hop culture.
And the music is colorless.
Hip Hop music is made from Black, brown,
yellow, red and white.
- Afrika Bambaataa

I loved downers, almost any kind.
Loved the colors of them.
Loved them yellow...
I did.
I would just have a bouquet in my hands at night.
- Rosemary Clooney

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was for years in the yellow period,
you know.
- Josef Albers

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

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

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

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

We wanted to write a whole song about partying and
then taking Yellow Cabs home.
That's the weirdest topic we've ever thought of centering a song around.
- Taryn Manning

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

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -
red,
yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
- Jesse Brown

I wrote The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God in five hours,
but I had it all planned out.
It isn't poetry and it does not pretend to be,
but it does what it sets out to do.
- J. Milton Hayes

Now, I do come from a part of the country where the
people say that the only thing in the middle of the
road is a yellow line or roadkill.
- Blanche Lincoln

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

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

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

My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black,
white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots.
Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.
- Alex Haley

I like to think I play rugby as it should be played -
there are no yellow or red cards in my collection -
but I cannot say I'm an angel.
- Jonny Wilkinson

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

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

I worked for a newspaper in Europe for,
I lived in Europe for about seven years,
so I worked in this sort of a yellow journalism kind of a thing,
it was like a scandal sheet.
- Kurt Loder

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

Blue is the male principle, stern and spiritual.
Yellow the female principle, gentle,
cheerful and sensual.
Red is matter, brutal and heavy and always the colour
which must be fought and vanquished by the other two.
- Franz Marc

I drove across country in my yellow 1970 VW bug (which
I drove until 1986) to Los Angeles,
having had enough cold weather in 5 years in Ann Arbor,
and found a job within a few days.
- W. Richard Stevens

I want so much for my lover.
At night when our beds are drawn close together I waken
and see his dear yellow head on the pillow -
sometimes his arm thrown over on my bed -
and I kiss his hand,
very softly so that it will not waken him.
- Dawn Powell

Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known,
but I fear that there are no current fictional characters
whose impact and influence will last with such abiding
affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid
man's creations have in mine!
- Peter Cushing

Beauty and the Beast seemed like it all was really brown.
The whole thing was just so brown and orange and yellow,
like Burger King or something.
I don't think I would have liked Beauty and the Beast at any age.
- Mike Judge

You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die.
Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ,
they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the
souls of black men and white men,
brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.
- Ralph Abernathy

Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags.
It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in
a long row of yellow houses with red roofs,
and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill.
- Richard H. Davis

Once I even took the train to Utrecht,
forty miles from Amsterdam, with my yellow star,
this star which I still have.
Why did I go? I just wanted to visit some friends.
I was a little bit crazy, a little bit insane.
- Abraham Pais

Certainly I feel like I'm the tip of the arrow at times
because certainly the national media wants to talk
about the fact that I'm a black Republican and some
people think of that as zany that a black person would
be a conservative but to me what is zany is any person black,
white, red, brown or yellow not being a conservative.
- Tim Scott

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

Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day.
The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought
was funny about the immigrant Irish.
When you're different in a society, you're funny.
- Will Eisner

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

I think that one of the nice things about the Yellow
Submarine movie is that it seems to be perennial.
People enjoy watching from each generation.
And it was like the Beatles themselves.
You know the Beatles seem to find new audience each
time another generation comes along.
- George Martin


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