65 Mellow Quotes On Success In Life

These mellow quotes will inspire you. Mellow, pleasantly rich, full, or soft, not harsh, bright, or irritating, or having a pleasing rich flavor that develops over time.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mellow quotes, mellow sayings, and mellow proverbs.

Best Mellow Quotes

  1. “Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” ~ Washington Irving
  2. “I never understood the idea that you’re supposed to mellow as you get older. Slowing down isn’t something I relate to at all. The goal is to continue in good and bad, all of it.” ~ Diane Keaton
  3. “I like to listen to mellow stuff on the road like Travis, as we are constantly surrounded by rock music on tour and so its nice listening to mellow stuff. Obviously back at home, I listen to a lot more rock music.” ~ Ville Valo
  4. “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun.” ~ John Keats

  5. “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells With a sweet kernel; to set budding more, And still more, later flowers for the bees, Until they think warm days will never cease, For Summer has o’er-brimm’d their clammy cells.” ~ John Keats
  6. “You have to block everything out and be extremely focused and be relaxed and mellow too.” ~ Jennifer Capriati
  7. “Autumn’s the mellow time.” ~ William Allingham
  8. “Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.” ~ Anne Hathaway

  9. “Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.” ~ A. E. Housman
  10. “It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.” ~ Josh Billings
  11. “There is no living with thee, nor without thee.” ~ Martial
  12. “I don’t respond well to mellow, you know what I mean, I have a tendency to… if I get too mellow, I ripen and then rot.” ~ Woody Allen
  13. “Generally, I’m a pretty mellow guy.” ~ Shaun White

  14. “I’m not melancholy; I’m a happy-go-lucky person, kind of silly. I like funny things. I have a lot of energy. I tend to like music that’s mellow, though.” ~ Norah Jones
  15. “In all thy humour, whether grave or mellow, Thou’rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast so much wit and mirth and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee.” ~ Joseph Addison
  16. “All rock musicians are deaf… Or insensitive to mellow sounds.” ~ Marc Bolan
  17. “You either mellow at 30, or your head explodes – take your choice.” ~ Laurell K. Hamilton
  18. “The weddings that I’ve been in have been pretty mellow.” ~ Kristen Wiig

  19. “I’m into mellow dates with really good food.” ~ Lauren Conrad
  20. “Lo! sweeten’d with the summer light,
    The full-juiced apple, waxing over-mellow,
    Drops in a silent autumn night.
    All its allotted length of days
    The flower ripens in its place,
    Ripens and fades, and falls, and hath no toil,
    Fast-rooted in the fruitful soil.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  21. “You mellow too much you ripen and rot.” ~ Woody Allen
  22. “I wanted something very dense, something that would sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft, sweet, for more of a mellow sound.” ~ Les Paul
  23. “I’m mellower now, I’m over 50. But I don’t think I’m too mellow. I’m still angry at a lot of things.” ~ Henry Rollins

  24. “You know, I’m a pretty mellow guy. I’m pretty easy-going. I see everyone’s perspective.” ~ Paul Walker
  25. “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.” ~ Samuel Butler
  26. “I like mellow music. I like some jazz. But I’m not a big hard rock guy.” ~ Gary Carter
  27. “Stirless, I stand at the window, and in the black bowl of the sky glows like a golden drop of honey the mellow moon” ~ Vladimir Nabokov
  28. “Turn your melodrama into a mellow drama.” ~ Ram Dass

  29. “The artist must raise the cup of his vision aloft to the gods in the high hope that they will pour into it the sweet mellow wine of inspiration.” ~ Paul Brunton
  30. “He walked on in silence, the solitary sound of his footsteps echoing in his head, as in a deserted street, at dawn. His solitude was so complete, beneath a lovely sky as mellow and serene as a good conscience, amid that busy throng, that he was amazed at his own existence; he must be somebody else’s nightmare, and whoever it was would certainly awaken soon.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre
  31. “Wine is a living, breathing thing during its time in the bottle and in the glass. It is always changing, especially in the glass. A little oxygen can really open up and release the flavors in a complex wine, as well as mellow the rougher edge of immaturity.” ~ Mireille Guiliano
  32. “There is no advantage getting older. You don’t get smarter, you don’t get wiser, you don’t get more mellow, you don’t get more kindly, nothing good happens. Your back hurts more, you get more indigestion, your eyesight isn’t as good, you need a hearing aid. It’s a bad business getting old and I would advise you not to do it if you can avoid it. It doesn’t have a romantic quality.” ~ Woody Allen
  33. “I never liked mellow-sounding guitar.” ~ Tom Verlaine

  34. “I am appalled that the term we use to talk about aging is ‘anti’. Aging is human evolution in its pure form. Death, taxes and aging …. We are ALL going to age and soften and mellow and transition.” ~ Jamie Lee Curtis
  35. “The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.” ~ Maeve Binchy
  36. “This is perhaps the greatest moral challenge Jesus left us: We all do pretty well in love when the persons we are loving are warm and gracious, but can we be gracious and mellow in the face of bitterness, jealousy, hatred, withdrawal? That’s the litmus test of love.” ~ Ronald Rolheiser
  37. “Make new friends, but keep the old;
    Those are silver, these are gold.
    New-made friendships, like new wine,
    Age will mellow and refine.
    Friendships that have stood the test –
    Time and change – are surely best;
    Brow may wrinkle, hair grow gray,
    Friendship never knows decay.
    For ‘mid old friends, tried and true,
    Once more we our youth renew.
    But old friends, alas! may die,
    New friends must their place supply.
    Cherish friendship in your breast-
    New is good, but old is best;
    Make new friends, but keep the old;
    Those are silver, these are gold.” ~ Joseph Parry
  38. “Hey man, I gotta straighten my face. This mellow thighed chick just put my spine out of place.” ~ David Bowie

  39. “When I was younger I was very opinionated about art. And then, I realized that I kind of recognized this pattern where the things that I was vehemently of pissed off about, I would end up loving them two years later. So I just tried to mellow out. Like there’s art that I think is pretty silly, but it doesn’t get under my skin like it used to.” ~ Joe Bradley
  40. “I think that people vibe off your energy and I’m a pretty mellow person.” ~ Dianna Agron , Mellow quotes vibes
  41. “Weed, you know, you just get mellow. You can drive pretty stoned and be OK. I mean, sometimes you get too stoned and you can’t drive. But you could get pretty stoned and still drive.” ~ Jason Mewes
  42. “I’m really a cool, mellow guy. I’m not as crazy as everybody thinks.” ~ Tommy Lee

  43. “The disasters of the world are due to its inhabitants not being able to grow old simultaneously. There is always a raw and intolerant nation eager to destroy the tolerant and mellow.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  44. “I wouldn’t say that I’ve mellowed. I’m less mellow, perhaps.” ~ Annie Lennox
  45. “I’m always looking to rock out. But it isn’t really about rocking out versus being mellow, in terms of your personal satisfaction. In the end, you just want to be good. When you look at something that’s really good, it might be Iggy Pop or it might be Leonard Cohen. Whatever it is, you want it to be really good.” ~ Black Francis
  46. “Many a night I saw the Pleiads,
    Rising thro’ the mellow shade,
    Glitter like a swarm of fire-flies,
    Tangled in a silver braid.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  47. “Good intentions are very mortal and perishable things. Like very mellow and choice fruit, they are difficult to keep.” ~ Charles Simmons

  48. “Friendship, “the wine of life,” should, like a well-stocked cellar, be continually renewed; and it is consolatory to think, that although we can seldom add what will equal the generous first growths of our youth, yet friendship becomes insensibly old in much less time than is commonly imagined, and not many years are required to make it mellow and pleasant.” ~ James Boswell , Life mellow quotes
  49. “Hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells! What a world of happiness their harmony foretells Through the balmy air of night How they ring out their delight! From the molten golden notes, And all in tune What a liquid ditty floats To the turtle-dove that listens while she gloats On the moon!” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
  50. “My whole life, I have listened to people like Neil Young, or Crosby, Stills & Nash, and artists that have made a career out of the mellow, folky, acoustic dynamic.” ~ Dave Grohl
  51. “The minute I think I’m getting mellow, I’m retiring. Whoever heard of a mellow winner?” ~ Woody Hayes

  52. “The soft mellow warble of the bluebird heard at its best throughout spring and early summer, is one of the sweetest, most confiding, and loving sounds in nature.” ~ Thomas Roberts
  53. “Such a large sweet fruit is a complete marriage, that it needs a very long summer to ripen in and then a long winter to mellow and season it.” ~ Theodore Parker
  54. “Of no distemper, of no blast he died,
    But fell like autumn fruit that mellow’d long:
    Even wonder’d at, because he dropp’d no sooner.
    Fate seem’d to wind him up for fourscore years;
    Yet freshly ran he on ten winters more;
    Till like a clock worn out with eating time,
    The wheels of weary life at last stood still.” ~ John Dryden
  55. “But the fruit that can fall without shaking Indeed is too mellow for me.” ~ Mary Wortley Montagu

  56. “You’re just the romantic age,” she continued- “fifty. Twenty-five is too worldly-wise; thirty is apt to be pale from overwork; forty is the age of long stories that take a whole cigar to tell; sixty is- oh, sixty is too near seventy, but fifty is the mellow age. I love fifty.” – Hildegarde” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  57. “Just take me home where the mood is mellow
    And the roses are grown
    M&M’s are yellow
    And the light bulbs around my mirror don’t flicker
    Everybody gets a nice autograph picture
    One for you and one for your sister
    Who had to work tonight but is an avid listener
    Every song’s a favorite song
    And mics don’t feedback.” ~ Lupe Fiasco
  58. “Try to remember the kind of September
    When life was slow and oh
    so mellow.
    Try to remember the kind of September
    When grass was green and grain was yellow.
    Try to remember the kind of September
    When you were a tender and callow fellow.
    Try to remember and if you remember
    then follow
    follow.” ~ Tom Jones
  59. “I’ll be mellow when I’m dead.” ~ Al Yankovic

  60. “Can I help you with something?” Clary turned instant traitor against her gender. “Those girls on the other side of the car are staring at you.” Jace assumed an air of mellow gratification. “Of course they are,” he said, “I am stunningly attractive.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  61. “Selling your apartment in New York is like dating a manic-depressive.. you get used to cycles of elation and despondency. Every time someone would come to see the apartment, there was the thrill of the date. You want to be presentable, so you clean the place up, make sure it smells good, put on some mood lighting and mellow music.” ~ Anderson Cooper
  62. “Yellow, mellow, ripened days, Sheltered in a golden coating; O’er the dreamy, listless haze, White and dainty cloudlets floating; Winking at the blushing trees, And the somber, furrowed fallow; Smiling at the airy ease, Of the southward flying swallow Sweet and smiling are thy ways, Beauteous, golden Autumn days.” ~ Will Carleton , Mellow quotes days
  63. “Time ripens the substance of a life as the seasons mellow and perfect its fruits. The best apples fall latest and keep longest.” ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

  64. “I like intensity. If it’s too mellow, I feel like, bleah. I like intensity, because it’s way of reaching spaces inside of you, and it’s my need of knowledge, of knowing about myself regardless.” ~ Juliette Binoche
  65. “Because you have to just go with the flow. Your life is not your own, with people coming in and out all the time. You get mellow because you have to.” ~ Sarah Dessen

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