Best Quotes About Mellow

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

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

Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. -Washington Irving

A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. -Washington Irving

Autumn's the mellow time. -William Allingham

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

You either mellow at 30, or your head explodes – take your choice. -Laurell K. Hamilton

She really mellowed me out that way. We both definitely grew with each other and with the whole experience. -Brian Austin Green

Tobey's a mellow, cool guy. He's just a good guy. I know that's not the answer you want, and I don't mean that as the political thing to say, but he's a nice guy. -Neil Patrick Harris

I am not old but mellow like good wine. -Stephen Phillips

I never liked mellow sounding guitar. -Tom Verlaine

I mean if I'm in the middle of a field with my keyboard and some headphones and I feel inspired to write something, I'll just write something really beautiful and mellow. -Vanessa Brown

As far as other instrumentalists, I used to love mellow sax players like Paul Desmond. I love piano. -Boz Scaggs

All rock musicians are deaf… Or insensitive to mellow sounds. -Marc Bolan

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

My views naturally have mellowed. Most of the critics have been more or less nice to me. -Irwin Shaw

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

We've mellowed out, man. -Debbi Peterson

I try not to get too rattled about things that aren't that important – there's a different outburst for when the kids are reaching for a knife in the kitchen versus the reaction I have when they just won't stop talking. And my wife and I have mellowed out as we've gone along. -Chris O'Donnell

My wife and I have mellowed out as we've gone along. With the first baby, when she cried, we'd think, Oh my God, what do we do now? But with Finley, our fourth – he's the easiest baby ever, and I think that has a lot to do with the fact that we're much more relaxed these days. -Chris O'Donnell

You know, I'm a pretty mellow guy. I'm pretty easy-going. I see everyone's perspective. -Paul Walker

When you find the person that you settle down with, I guess you mellow. They are taming you, aren't they? Or you're taming them. -Stella McCartney

I don't like losing but I've mellowed. I maybe have a short fuse but it goes away quicker now. -Alex Ferguson

I like mellow music. I like some jazz. But I'm not a big hard rock guy. -Gary Carter

Generally, I'm a pretty mellow guy. -Shaun White

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

When you say something is very different to a core base that expects heavy music from you or very aggressive music, everybody tends to go, 'Oh, they're gonna get mellow, they're gonna get soft.' -Fred Durst

I love working with big flavors like chiles and smoke. Honey is perfect for softening the edges, mellowing them out a bit. I put it in everything – vinaigrettes, soups, stocks, salsas, so I'm always on the hunt for great honey. -Bobby Flay

What I've observed and what I've imagined – and definitely what I'm hoping – happens as you get older is that there's a mellowing, an acceptance that comes with time. I guess that I'll find out. -Anne Hathaway

As I got older, I guess I became more mellow and more forgiving and more loving. -Billy Graham

I wouldn't say that I've mellowed. I'm less mellow, perhaps. -Annie Lennox

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

The weddings that I've been in have been pretty mellow. -Kristen Wiig

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. -Frank Black

I grew up in a middle class English family just outside London. I wasn't surrounded by that speedy city lifestyle, it was a little mellower. -Ed Westwick

These days, the Rolling Stones still have an edge, but that fangs-out ferocity has mellowed considerably. -Diablo Cody

I'm a mellow guy, and I feel like my music is mellow. -Matthew Morrison

Any kind of creativity is not settling down into a happy little space. I don't try to be mellow or anything. I think I have quite… my voice is what it is, no matter what I'm singing, it's always going to sound like me. There's not too far I could go. I sound like myself. I hope that I haven't put any boundaries on anything. -Teddy Thompson

I think that people vibe off your energy and I'm a pretty mellow person. -Dianna Agron

I've mellowed quite quickly. -Colin Baker

I'm into mellow dates with really good food. -Lauren Conrad

You know, people always ask, 'What are you like offstage?' And I always say, 'Well, I'm completely normal and mellow.' -Florence Welch

And the thing about me is, I have a lot of mellow songs, because they're the easiest for me to write. I wanted to try to make some more upbeat songs, so, I ended up gravitating toward writing songs with friends, which was a great learning process, and also we came up with great songs. Those are the songs that came out the most naturally. -Priscilla Ahn

I've been in a couple of weddings where the coolest people that were the most day before so mellow and then the day of the wedding freaking out. -Matthew McConaughey

I don't ever want to seem like I'm trying to command attention through the way I dress – but I have certainly been known to wear everything from a flamboyant suit to something very mellow and classic. I aim to just look and feel confident. -Cam Newton

I'm really a cool, mellow guy. I'm not as crazy as everybody thinks. -Tommy Lee

My favorite music isn't necessarily the songs that One Direction come out with. That doesn't mean to say I don't secretly really love some of our songs, which I do. My personal tastes… I actually like quite a bit acoustic and more mellow kinds of things. -Louis Tomlinson

I think the only time I show my emotions and anger is on the cricket field; otherwise, I've mellowed down. And with age, I think, with age you always end up mellowing down. -Gautam Gambhir

Stand-up comedy is a lot about amplifying emotions and situations; movie acting has a lot to do with mellowing things down and making them subtle. The transition was almost terrifying because of the magnitude of change. -Vir Das

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

Tina Fey is really cool. She's so mellow and laid back. -Judah Friedlander

The announcement that I was going to be an actor was made when was I was 10 years old. And that didn't go down all that well, but I had a lot of years to butter up my parents. My parents have mellowed quite a bit, but, growing up, there was a sense that the only real professions were doctor, engineer, lawyer. Those were your choices. -Reggie Lee

Horses are prey animals, and most of the other animals that I've shot are predators. If you act mellow with predators, they know that they can kill you, so they are cool, but if you work with prey, they think that you're going to kill them at any moment. -Jill Greenberg

I enjoy hanging out with friends, going on hikes and playing tennis. I also enjoy Bible study and making dinners. I have a pretty mellow life away from the water. -Bethany Hamilton

My personal tastes… I actually like quite a bit acoustic and more mellow kinds of things. I quite like American music, like The Fray, I'm a massive fan of them, and The Killers. -Louis Tomlinson

Every day is different when I'm home, but mainly I just surf. There's no nightlife or shopping, so it's pretty mellow but really nice to come back to after a trip or an event. If you're traveling, you're all stressed out, then you get to Kauai, and nothing matters anymore. -Alana Blanchard

I'm a very mellow person. There are things about me that are intense, obviously. -Samuel Larsen

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

My parents have mellowed quite a bit, but, growing up, there was a sense that the only real professions were doctor, engineer, lawyer. Those were your choices. -Reggie Lee

I think that as you get older, you mellow out a lot more. Having been through the ups and downs in life, I feel more qualified to play the blues. -Mick Ralphs

When I'm done with something, I'm done. I don't go back and listen to and pine for my old albums, or the Lollapalooza days, or 'Psalm 69' selling millions of records. Maybe I'm really just getting old and mellow. -Al Jourgensen

I mellowed out; my daughter mellowed me out, and I don't get mad at anyone. -Tracy Morgan

I wrote 'Wish U Were Here' for Cody Simpson, and he invited me to perform with him on tour and be in his music video. He was shy at first. I think it's the surfer boy in him that makes him so mellow. -Becky G

I go to the pub, hang out with my family – that's pretty much it. I also do a lot of sports when I get the chance. I'm actually a pretty mellow guy. -Mads Mikkelsen

I've sort of mellowed out. It used to be: I want to be a star, do big movies. Now, being married, it's like the reasons I wanted to do that seem the wrong reasons. I want to have kids. -Josie Bissett

With no faith, purely as a scientific experiment, I started meditating and watched if it changed my music. It did, but it didn't make it more mellow. It made it easier to get into the flow of creativity. -Rivers Cuomo

When people write things on the Internet about me that aren't true, it's tough to deal with. Even if you're the most mellow person in the world, stuff like that bothers you eventually. -Phillip Phillips

When I was doing 'Family Ties,' I was not quite that mellow as a real father. In fact, my wife used to call me Captain Von Trapp from 'The Sound of Music.' I tended to be a little more authoritarian. I had been a very disciplined child myself, so I made the mistake of thinking one size fits all. -Michael Gross

The softest thing I've ever heard are the wind chimes in my backyard. They are soft and cool and mellow. -Ty Dolla Sign

I'm a mellow fellow. Nothing much bothers me. -Clarence Clemons

I actually hated hunting the first time I went when I was a kid. My dad took us deer hunting. We sat there for 30 minutes, and I felt like I was losing my mind. But in college, I fell in love with it. Football became a full-time job, and I needed an escape. I needed something that would mellow me out. -Carson Wentz

I don't know if it's just my age or the climate or the high altitude or some of those old-cowboy values rubbing off on me, but I've grown slightly mellower living in Wyoming. I think if you ride into the West on a high horse, you pretty soon end up in a pile of manure. -Alexandra Fuller

A lot of times, people will have after-parties or try and host an event for comedians, and they misunderstand us. They think it should be wild and crazy, or loud music, and comedians are typically pretty mellow people that just want to talk to each other. -Tig Notaro

People say that when you get to a certain age that you start to mellow. I have no idea what these people are talking about. -Rita Moreno

I think the '60s was a great time for music, especially for rock and roll. It was the era of The Beatles, of The Stones, and then later on The Who and Zeppelin. But at one point in the '70s, it just kind of became… mellow. -Angus Young

We came out in the midst of the hippie hangover. All this mellow music. -Angus Young

I think I have stopped being nervous about the outcome of a film. The five consecutive flops in 1997 and the five consecutive hits in 1999 have mellowed me in many ways. -Ajith Kumar

Once I got to college, it seemed that the Hamptons were a little bit too posh for me and didn't represent the kind of values I was embracing in my late teens. So, I didn't go out there, except to visit my parents, for a long time. And then, after 9/11, I discovered it was a nice, mellow place to hang out. -Colson Whitehead

I think Taeyang developed this image as a dancing singer, mostly because of records like 'Only Look At Me,' and 'Where U At.' To me, personally, I think Taeyang tried to make a change on 'I Need a Girl.' It gets a little mellower. -G-Dragon

When you're an adult, things mellow out. I think when you're a teenager and you are sad and the world is ending, everything is about that one sadness. -Mitski

'Bloodlight and Bami' is all verite. The director Sophie Fiennes began filming Ms. Jones in the mid-2000s and simply observes her on stage and off. She follows her home to Jamaica, where the diva mellows, almost unconsciously, into a daughter, sister, and parishioner. -Wesley Morris

For whatever reason, I encounter Canadian whiskey at hunting camps way more often than I do in restaurants, bars, or homes. Could be the lower price. Could be the mellow character, which lends itself to long hours of fireside sipping. Or it could just be tradition. -Jonathan Miles

I'll get home from work on Friday night and take out some beans and soak them. The next morning, I'll put them in a pot for soup, then just keep chopping, chopping, chopping – carrots and celery and cabbage – and in two or three hours, you have this wonderful, mellow soup that fills up the whole house with its aroma. -Lidia Bastianich

That Yo La Tengo record, 'Painful,' has got some real awesome, noisy, mellow heartbreakers. -Kurt Vile

There comes a time when you've toured a ton, and a time to be inspired again. Listen to awesome jazz records that are mellow with no words, and just sit there and read a book, or space out on your couch. And eventually, all that inspiration comes. -Kurt Vile

In my early career as a documentarian, I suppose I was trying to make films which – where it was all about making a big cinematic statement, and I think with 'Marley,' I slightly changed my direction and adopted a more mellow approach. -Kevin Macdonald

People say you mellow as you get older, and I really haven't. -Viv Albertine

I'm always so impressed by people who can just stay super mellow and still be extremely funny. -Janet Varney

Am I a ranting maniac on Twitter? Yeah, but I'm also a pretty mellow, married guy who's into hiking and walking his dog. -Mike Cernovich

I've always been a mellow guy. I'm just more competitive when I'm on the floor. -Reggie Miller

There's a lot of sets where morale is low; people are just a little too mellow, and that's infectious. So when someone calls 'Action,' you have to spike your energy up and fight against the current of the room. -Cameron Britton

I've had a ranch house my whole life, so we'd go down there, be in nature, and just listen to country music. For me, it's very relaxing. When I hear it while I'm traveling or wherever I am, even working, it just mellows me out and brings me back home… It's comforting. -Devon Windsor

It's lucky that my life outside of work is so mellow; I'm really a homebody and a hermit, so I don't have to worry about blowing my voice out. -Melissa Benoist

Presumably, with age, you mellow down. -Soni Razdan

I'm getting older and mellower in my old age. -Nick Nurse

Obviously, aging has a certain amount of mellowing process because there's certain things you realise you were doing when you were younger that were plain ridiculous, stupid. -Richard Ashcroft

I have always really loved clothes, although I am glad to say that my tastes have mellowed somewhat over the years. When I first played professionally and started to earn big money, almost everything I bought was by Versace. -Stephen Hendry

If I'm on an away game or on my way to the stadium or on a bus ride, I listen to more mellow music. Laid-back, chill, like The Weeknd, Drake, something like that. -Le'Veon Bell

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