Colors Quotes

By | September 22, 2009

Quotations about Colors

Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. ~ Oscar Wilde

Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. ~ Robert Frank

Art is the colors and textures of your imagination. ~ Meghan

Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

The color of truth is gray. ~ Andre Gide

Sit in reverie, and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All the other colors are just colors, but purple seems to have a soul — when you look at it, it’s looking back at you. ~ Uniek Swain

Beauty without colour seems somehow to belong to another world. ~ Murasaki Shikibu

Painting is something that takes place among the colors, and one has to leave them alone completely, so that they can settle the matter among themselves. Their intercourse: this is the whole of painting. Whoever meddles, arranges, injects his human deliberation, his wit, his advocacy, his intellectual agility in any way, is already disturbing and clouding their activity. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

All the other colors are just colors, but purple seems to have a soul. Purple is not just a noun and an adjective but also a verb – when you look at it, it’s looking back at you. ~ Uniek Swain

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.~ G.K. Chesterton

Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. ~ Federico Garcia Lorca

So different are the colors of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past; and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.~ Samuel Johnson

It is horrible to see everything that one detested in the past coming back wearing the colors of the future. ~ Jean Rostand

Color possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter. ~ Paul Klee

A Picture of many colors proclaims images of many Thoughts. ~ Donna A. Favors

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. ~ Pablo Picasso

The colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas. ~ Edvard Munch

The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most. ~ John Ruskin

There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; it’s what we do with them that’s important. ~ Ruth Ross

Coloring outside the lines is a fine art. ~ Kim Nance

The beggar wears all colors fearing none. ~ Charles Lamb

Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals. ~ Oscar Wilde

Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. To such an extent indeed that one day, finding myself at the deathbed of a woman who had been and still was very dear to me, I caught myself in the act of focusing on her temples and automatically analyzing the succession of appropriately graded colors which death was imposing on her motionless face. ~ Claude Monet

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. ~ Pedro Calderón de la Barca

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. ~ John Burroughs

Orange is the happiest color. ~ Frank Sinatra

Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will. ~ John Sterling

The sky is the same color wherever you go

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