Color Quotes

By | 19.04.2022

Top color quotes – Of all God’s gifts to the sighted man, color is holiest, the most divine, the most solemn. John Ruskin

There are no gray issues. Life is black and it’s white. There’s no in-between. Zakk Wylde

He was a man of black and white. And she was color. All the color he had. Fredrik Backman

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for. Georgia O’Keeffe

Color is a sort of mid-point between pure light and pure darkness. NATHAN CABOT HALE

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. E.Y. Young

In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light. Hans Hofmann

I believe the future is bright. I think people who see life painted in dark colors are the ones who do not take ownership. Maelle Gavet

I prefer living in color. David Hockney

Colors are the deeds and sufferings of light. JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

Light is a thing that cannot be reproduced, but must be represented by something else – by color. Paul Cezanne


Each life is a unique blend of energy that colors the planet. Lauren Roedy Vaughn

I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene. Grandma Moses

The colors of my life
Are bountiful and bold,
The purple glow of indigo,
The gleam of green and gold.
The splendor of the sunrise,
The dazzle of a flame,
The glory of a rainbow, 
I’d put ’em all to shame. CY COLEMAN

You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin

Color helps to express light, not the physical phenomenon, but the only light that really exists, that in the artist’s brain. Henri Matisse

Life can be just black and white, but with imagination, life is a kaleidoscope of exhilarating colors and breathtaking adventures. Wes Adamson

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block. Paul Gauguin

It’s funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen. Alex

Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. Just as one can never learn how to paint. Pablo Picasso

You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter. C. Joybell C.

Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet. Paul Klee

But if one stops believing in dreams, life loses its meaning, loses its colors. Cristiane Serruya

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


Strong, hard colors are like a shout: arresting, exciting, occasionally overpowering or jarring. Lacquer red, shocking pink, chrome yellow, orange, acid green, sharp turquoise, magenta, purple can be wonderful. But they can drown out a person. ENID A. HAUPT

Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends. Aberjhani

Everything that you can see in the world around you presents itself to your eyes only as an arrangement of patches of different colors. John Ruskin

Life is not black and white. The closes we ever get to either of those colors is wearing them. Karen Marie Moning

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

Life throws challenges and every challenge comes with rainbows and lights to conquer it. Amit Ray

The fact that the colors in the flower have evolved in order to attract insects to pollinate it is interesting; that means insects can see the colors. That adds a question: does this aesthetic sense we have also exist in lower forms of life? Richard P. Feynman

Black and white creates a strange dreamscape that color never can. Jack Antonoff

When the color achieves richness, the form attains its fullness also. Paul Cezanne

It is strange how deeply colours seem to penetrate one, like scent. GEORGE ELIOT


In a perfect world, human beings would co-exist harmoniously, like a rainbow. A multitude of colors, each layer vibrant and clear by itself, but in unison, boundless, breathtaking, celestial.  Mariah Carey

The painter has to unlearn the habit of thinking that things seem to have the color which common sense says they ‘really’ have, and to learn the habit of seeing things as they appear. Bertrand Russell

The world is in color, you have to work at black and white. Andrew Maclean

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

Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; everything is vibration. Marc Chagall

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live. Nora Roberts

Color creates, enhances, changes, reveals and establishes the mood of the painting. Kiff Holland

Color is descriptive. Black and white is interpretive. Eliott Erwitt


Not only can color, which is under fixed laws, be taught like music, but it is easier to learn than drawing, whose elaborate principles cannot be taught. Eugene Delacroix

White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white. G. K. Chesterton

Where does the rainbow end, in your soul or on the horizon? Pablo Neruda

Color is a power which directly influences the soul. Wassily Kandinsky

When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls! Ted Grant

I have always wanted my colors to sing. Paul Delvaux

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm. Warren Wendel Wiersbe

The chief function of color should be to serve expression. Henri Matisse

To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul. Andri Cauldwell

Before, when I didn’t know what color to put down, I put down black. Black is a force: I depend on black to simplify the construction. Now I’ve given up blacks. Henri Matisse


I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. WINSTON CHURCHILL

Every time you see a rainbow, every time you watch the sunset, and every time you remember a dream – they’re all little glimpses into what’s beyond our world. Kevin A. Kuhn

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

The most colorful thing in the world is black and white, it contains all colors and at the same time excludes all. Vikrmn

They’ll sell you thousands of greens. Veronese green and emerald green and cadmium green and any sort of green you like; but that particular green, never. Pablo Picasso

It’s when you follow the rain clouds that you find out where the rainbows are hiding. Anthony T. Hincks

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. Coco Chanel

Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul. Wassily Kandinsky

Colors. Would it be green or blue today? Maybe white–my favorite. A dark voice in the back of my mind offered no color at all as an alternative. I smothered that voice. The days of no color were simply too hard to bear. JULIE HOCKLEY

When thunderstorms roll in, you make a choice to either succumb with tears to the gloomy downpour, or smile and look for rainbows. Richelle E. Goodrich

All colors arouse specific associative ideas. Yves Klein

Life is about using the whole box of crayons. RUPAUL


You’re nobody’s rainbow. You’re nobody’s princess. You’re nobody’s doorway but your own, and the only one who gets to tell you how your story ends is you. Seanan McGuire

Color helps to express light—not the physical phenomenon, but the only light that really exists, that in the artist’s brain. Henri Matisse

Full, saturated colors have an emotional significance I want to avoid. Lucian Freud

In general, therefore, color is a means of exerting a direct influence upon the soul. Color is the keyboard. The eye is the hammer. The soul is the piano with its many strings. The artist is the hand that purposefully sets the soul vibrating by means of this or that key. VASSILY KANDINKSY

If a rainbow makes a sound, or a flower as it grows, that was the sound of her laughter. William P. Young

Colors produce a corresponding spiritual vibration, and it is only as a step towards this spiritual vibration that the elementary physical impression is of importance. Wassily Kandinsky

If one could only catch that true color of nature—the very thought of it drives me mad. Andrew Wyeth

Oh yes! He loved yellow, did good Vincent… When the two of us were together in Arles, both of us insane, and constantly at war over beautiful colors, I adored red; where could I find a perfect vermilion? Paul Gauguin

A world without color would definitely be a dull place. Black-and-white photography is a fun exercise in aesthetics, but imagine if one day we all woke up to find flowers that were only shades of gray! Or fall color that was as hue-less as rainy-day clouds. ROB SHEPPARD

When there is love in the heart, there are rainbows in the eyes, which cover every black cloud with gorgeous hues. Henry Ward Beecher

Colors express the main psychic functions of man. Carl Gustav Jung

Instead of trying to reproduce exactly what I see before me, I make more arbitrary use of color to express myself more forcefully. Vincent Van Gogh

If you see a tree as blue, then make it blue. Paul Gauguin

Painting dissolves the forms at its command … it melts them into color. ALEXANDER ELIOT


Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray. Lord Byron

Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams. Paul Gauguin

Life is a train of moods like a string of beads and as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus. Ralph Waldo Emerson

For many years, I have been moved by the blue at the far edge of what can be seen, that color of horizons, of remote mountain ranges, of anything far away … the color of where you can never go. REBECCA SOLNIT

We are all part of the same rainbow. We are all reflections of each other. As unique and diverse as we are in character and skills, the source of all creation is as multidimensional as we are. Suzy Kassem

Colors speak all languages. Joseph Addison

It is wonderful how much depends upon the relations of black and white… A black and white, if properly balanced, suggests color. Winslow Homer

Short colour quotes – It’s ok to show all your colors. Luis Guzman

I’ll close my eyes and just see pretty colors,
They’re dancing just for me, pretty colors (pretty colors)
Locked in my mind they’ll always be,
You’ll never give your love to me,
So I’ll just close my eyes and just see pretty colors (pretty colors) FRANK SINATRA

There’s a rainbow in the sky, all the time, don’t be blind. Ziggy Marley

If light is the spiritual quality of painting, color is surely its heart and passion. Robert Reynolds

Better gray than garishness. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Colors are like music to me. I can hear them singing. I’ll bet if God struck me deaf and blind this very moment I’d go right on hearing the music of colors, and seeing them behind my eyes. V.C. ANDREWS

How could he try to get Sandi to reveal her true colors when she was a rainbow? Peggy Webb

Be sensitive to your sensitive inner capacities to respond to color. Nathan Cabot Hale


A parallel between color and music can only be relative – just as a violin can give warm shades of tone, so yellow has shades, which can be expressed by various instruments. Wassily Kandinsky

Grey has no agenda…. Grey has the ability, that no other colour has, to make the invisible visible. ROMA TEARNE

Life can be a storm, but your hope is a rainbow and your friends and family are the gold. Steve Maraboli

The artist’s alertness to the coloristic demands of each picture, the ability to respond to the picture’s needs, to feed the color until its appetite is satiated; these are the true measures of a colorist’s talent. Wolf Kahn

Colors pursue me like a constant worry. They even worry me in my sleep. Claude Monet

Gray reminds me of socks, cats, sweaters, etc. This color is like a grim feeling to me. This color make me feel as if everything is dreary. NATASHA ALCANTAR

We are rainbows, me and you. Every color, every hue. Miley Cyrus

The point is to know how to use the colors, the choice of which is, when all’s said and done, a matter of habit. Claude Monet

The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you. COCO CHANEL

Your true colors are beautiful like a rainbow. Cyndi Lauper

Whether the flower or the color is the focus I do not know. I do know the flower is painted large to convey my experience with the flower – and what is my experience if it is not the color? Georgia O’Keeffe

Red = stop. Green = go. Our use of color is simple and unambiguous as a traffic light, but more often we use it to communicate on a variety of levels. Almost without exception, the use of color as a language means fabrication of some sort or another, interaction with the natural world of plants and minerals, the control and modulation of light and surface. SADAO HIBI


The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

There is a logic of colors, and it is with this alone, and not with the logic of the brain, that the painter should conform. Paul Cezanne

Man needs color to live; it’s just as necessary an element as fire and water. Fernand Léger

No small dabs of color – you want plenty of paint to paint with. John Singer Sargent

Goethe argued there is no color in the physical world; there are only patterns of light and dark. These patterns are a sensation produced by our very souls. JOHN GAGE

In our world, I rank music somewhere between hair ribbons and rainbows in terms of usefulness. Suzanne Collins

How can any one paint who cannot grade colors? Maria Montessori

Color, in my opinion, behaves like man in two distinct ways: first in self-realization and then in realization of relationships with others. Josef Albers

Light is therefore color. J. M. W. Turner

A world without color is an impossible conception. It would be a world of mental darkness, of frustration, and no other gifts of civilization could, in any wise, compensate us for the loss of chromatic values. We should go mad in a colorless world.

If your true colors are the colors of the rainbow, what are your false colors? They are the colors of the anti-rainbow. People are broken. Who will fix them? Where is the Cosmic Repair Shop? Don’t worry, mathematics is designed to cure every single problem you have. Thomas Stark

In an atmosphere of uniform density the most distant things seen through it, such as the mountains, in consequence of the great quantity of atmosphere which is between your eye and them, will appear blue. Therefore you should make the building… wall which is more distant less defined and bluer… five times as far away, make five times as blue. Leonardo da Vinci


Allow one color, or just a couple of analogous colors, to dominate the mood of the painting; and let the others fulfill a supporting role. Zoltan Szabo

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. Marc Chagall

If I could find anything blacker than black I’d use it. J. M. W. Turner

It was a world without color. The sea, the sky, and the dust that made up much of the landscape were all different shades of gray. Nothing grew there. Even the wind had no life to it. ANTHONY HOROWITZ

Albeit, the light explodes at the end of tunnel / and, an end of a sojourn from darkness eternal / Or, resembling calmness at the end of a storm / A rainbow concludes the rain and promises a new norm. Priyavrat Thareja

Color is so much a matter of direct and immediate perception that any discussion of theory needs to be accompanied by experiments with the colors themselves. Walter Sargent

Black is like a broken vessel, which is deprived of the capacity to contain anything. Leonardo da Vinci

Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it’s loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star. KOBO ABE

Facing our problems, first, and living by the seat of the pants, and opening ourselves to the world can turn life into a captivating journey on a sparkling rainbow. Erik Pevernagie

In order to change a color it is enough to change the color of its background. Michel Eugene Chevreul

The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color… Hans Hofmann

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces it. Pierre Bonnard

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

White, which is often regarded as a non-color … is like the symbol of a world where all colors, as material qualities and substances have disappeared. WASSILY KANDINSKY

When I set a glass prism on a windowsill and allow the sun to flood through it, a spectrum of colors dances on the floor. What we call “white” is a rainbow of colored rays packed into a small space. The prism sets them free. Love is the white light of emotion. Diane Ackerman


In Autumn you can take one maple leaf and see almost all the colors of the rainbow in it – although you would need your imagination to see blue. Dorthe Eisenhardt

I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. Andrew Wyeth

Color provokes a psychic vibration. Color hides a power still unknown but real, which acts on every part of the human body. Wassily Kandinsky

Colors are primordial ideas, children of the aboriginal colorless light and its counterpart colorless darkness. JOHANNES ITTEN

Why would I spend my life chasing rainbows when I can be still and see them in their full beauty. Rasheed Ogunlaru

Let us imagine a world without color, without regal red or leafy green, a world that bores the eye with gray. Praise to You, О Lord, for all the colors in the rainbow, for eyes that are made for seeing, and for beauty that is its own excuse for being. SIDNEY GREENBERG & JONATHAN D. LEVINE

If you have ever followed a rainbow to its end, it leads you to the ground on which you are standing. Alan Cohen

The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it. Voltaire

A color is as strong as the impression it creates. Ivan Albright

She comes in colors ev’rywhere
She combs her hair
She’s like a rainbow
Coming, colors in the air
Oh, everywhere
She comes in colors. THE ROLLING STONES

There will always be darkness. There will always be more rain after the storm has ceased. But we need to search for the rainbow between those moments. K. Weikel

You make different colors by combining those colors that already exist. Herbie Hancock


I’m always attracted to colors of the brain. Michael Bassey Johnson

I can paint you the skin of Venus with mud, provided you let me surround it as I will. Eugene Delacroix

We would have difficulty in imagining a world without color, a world of white, and gray, and black forms. When we look at ordinary photographs we see this neutral sort of world, but even then we do not realize the full experience of grayness that living in a really colorless world would give us, because our minds are full of memories of the actual hues of nature, the greens of foliage, the blues of the sky. Therefore, when we look at a photograph these memories are awakened and promptly associate themselves with the gray forms of the print, and impart to them a feeling of color borrowed from our past experiences. WALTER SARGENT

The appearance of a rainbow in the cloud shows a lasting covenant between the Creator and his creation on earth. Lailah Gifty Akita

Sometimes I imagine colors as if they were living ideas, being of pure reason with which to communicate. Paul Cezanne

Each color is applied to the canvas in relation to the colors next to it. The painting becomes a living thing and calls out for the color it wants. Neil Patterson

Color is basically immobile, and yet it must move. Federico Fellini

People need color. It defines their world and makes them feel alive. Simon Bull

My teacher asked my favorite color. … I said ‘Rainbow’…. and I was punished to stand out of my class. Saket Assertive

Like beautiful melodies and poignant words, color draws from the deep emotions within us. Joen Wolfrom


Don’t think of color as a little thing. Think of it as one of the greatest we know, and rejoice in it, train yourself to see it everywhere, to know its perfect harmonies and splendid contrasts, its delicate gradations, its depth and power. A deal of our happiness comes through color, and much more can come if we will let it. HILDEGARDE HAWTHORNE

If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain. Paulo Coelho

The more an object is polished or brilliant, the less you see its own color and the more it becomes a mirror reflecting the color of its surroundings. Eugene Delacroix

All good color is in some degree pensive, the loveliest is melancholy, and the purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most. JOHN RUSKIN

Colors.Colors.Colors. Ice T

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 the 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

One can enjoy a rainbow without necessarily forgetting the forces that made it. Mark Twain

Color could give rise to sensations which would interfere with our conception of space. Georges Braque

Color possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always … Color and I are one. I am a painter. PAUL KLEE

Have faith in your dreams and someday your rainbow will come shining through. No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep believing, the dream that you wish will come true. Gilbert K. Chesterton

The rhythm of relations of color and size makes the absolute appear in the relativity of time and space. Piet Mondrian

A world without color appears lifeless. Life does not exist without light, and without light there is no color. Light is the first phenomenon of the world. STAN PLACE & BOBBI RAY MADRY

A woman is like the color of the rainbow, very colorful and so beautiful. Gift Gugu Mona


Beauty without color seems somehow to belong to another world. Murasaki Shikibu

People observe the colors of a day only at its beginnings and ends, but to me it’s quite clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations with each passing moment. A single hour can consist of thousands of different colors. Waxy yellows, cloud-spot blues. Murky darkness. In my line of work, I make it a point to notice them. MARKUS ZUSAK

You may complain that rain has stained your plans but you cannot restrain the rain; rain is water and water is life. None appreciates rainbow and sunshine better than he on whose parade it has rained. Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

Suffice it to say that black and white are also colors… for their simultaneous contrast is as striking as that of green and red, for instance. Vincent van Gogh

I want to know one thing. What is color? Pablo Picasso

Color is like form, a thing apart and yet present in the making of any “thing” we might perceive. So color and “form,” whatever that is, are catalysts or agents that enter into any given mass when it is forming itself into things. PAUL CHRISTENSEN

If your dream is at the end of a rainbow you’ll never reach it. Richie Norton

Black and white is abstract; color is not. Looking at a black and white photograph, you are already looking at a strange world. Joel Sternfeld

When a language advances and adds a third term to its lexicon for color, the third term is always red. DANIEL J. LEVITIN

When you look at the world, the world isn’t just one palette. It’s a beautiful rainbow, and why not have someone to represent that rainbow? Joan Smalls

Love from novels isn’t true love: it ends where it should begin. True love, deep love, grows up with time, throughout days of dullness and days of storms. It leaves in one’s heart a rainbow of tenderness and forgiveness which illuminates forever the beloved one. Gabrielle DuBois

Color is crucial in painting, but it is very hard to talk about. There is almost nothing you can say that holds up as a generalization, because it depends on too many factors: size, modulation, the rest of the field, a certain consistency that color has with forms, and the statement you’re trying to make. Roy Lichtenstein

This mystic quality of color should… find expression in a work of art. Hans Hofmann

Color me, a dangerous magenta
We live in a gray world, a world without sun anymore
Color me, with shades full of passion
Let’s wake up our senses before we go blind in the dark. MICK RONSON

Look at the rainbow, it is made up of different colors, yet they do not split, because they know how beautiful they are when they stick together. Michael Bassey Johnson

If one says ‘red’ – the name of color – and there are fifty people listening, it can be expected that there will be fifty reds in their minds. And one can be sure that all these reds will be very different. Josef Albers

If the rainbow had an eighth color, it would be you. Scarlett Lucia Rey

I like to use color to push the eye around. Color can be like highway signs, telling people where to look and how to look. BILL PLYMPTON

Shaking my head, I grinned in my defiance, and the room and the whole world became soft and buzzing, lights dangerously unfocused. Our shadows intermingled, a Chagall on the pale wood floor. My thoughts sudden and intriguing, like a rainbow you see for only a second. Aspen Matis

Color is uncontainable. It effortlessly reveals the limits of language and evades our best attempts to impose a rational order on it… To work with color is to become acutely aware of the insufficiency of language and theory – which is both disturbing and pleasurable. David Batchelor

Colors are the smiles of Nature. When they are extremely smiling, and break forth into other beauty besides, they are her laughs. LEIGH HUNT

You are the rainbow that adds color to my gray skies. Avijeet Das

Art without color would lose much of its purpose. Andrew Loomis

Grey has no agenda… Grey has the ability, that no other colour has, to make the invisible visible. Roma Tearne

Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries. JACK KEROUAC

Why are there so many songs about rainbows / And what’s on the other side? / Rainbows are visions, but only illusions / And rainbows have nothing to hide. The Muppets

Color is only beautiful when it means something. Robert Henri

Color me and let it wash over
I just want to drown in it all, I want to be swept far away
Color me and make me feel stronger
Something exotic and new, something that won’t fade too soon. MICK RONSON

I’ll paint rainbows all over your blues. Jonathan Sebastian

Color is a highly subjective and powerful means of communicating ideas. Paul Martin Lester


Rainbows apologize for angry skies. Sylvia A. Voirol

Color can overwhelm… One must understand that when it comes to color, ‘less’ is often ‘more’ – lesson taught us by the masters but ignored by many artists. Joe Singer

Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second. Mattie Stepanek

Color is like a very fast car: it can be very dangerous if not handled properly. Artists should have a license to use color. Young artists should start with the easy colors–earth tones and pastels. Then, once they feel comfortable, they can move up to higher speeds with brighter, faster colors. BILL PLYMPTON

I’ve found a rainbow, rainbow, baby / Trust me, I know, life is scary / But just put those colors on, girl / Come and play along with me tonight. Kesha

I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea. Milton Avery

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can color the world are the ones who do. Steve Jobs

Think colour! Know how to imagine it! Gustave Moreau

Color is one of the most marvelous aspects of our existence. Even if one possesses a basic scientific understanding of the phenomenon of color perception–rooted in the absorption and reflection of impartial light waves as they meet objects and environments in the real world, striking the human retina by chance, subsequently setting off a chain of neural excitation–the experience of color loses none of its visceral nature, its emotional power, its potential for fascination. SADAO HIBI

There is no such thing as good or bad. There’s no black and white. There’s black, white, and every color in between. You’re like a rainbow …and some people are just colorblind. Reem Aquil

You put down one color and it calls for an answer. You have to look at it like a melody. Romare Bearden

Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel. Hans Hofmann

To ask what a color is like qua color, however, is to reduce, say, red to a distressing and uninformative tautology where it is what it is: red is red is red. EDWARD BRANIGAN

Today’s teardrops are tomorrow’s rainbows. Ricky Nelson

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


The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color. Anna Godbersen

The world is a carousel of color.

Be everything that you are unapologetic, most of you will find out that you are not just one color, you are a rainbow. Mridula Singh

Color… thinks by itself, independently of the object it clothes. Charles Baudelaire

Color in a painting is like enthusiasm in life. Vincent Van Gogh

Blind men shouldna judge o’ colors.

We color the world / Not with the darkness of our pasts / But with the rainbow of our hope. Jenim Dibie

Color is like cooking. The cook puts in more or less salt, that’s the difference! Josef Albers

Color is like dynamite: It must be handled carefully. If used thoughtfully, color will clarify and reveal your designs’ forms and internal meanings. If used carelessly, it will undermine and collapse the design composition by diverting the visitor’s eye and fracture the underlying harmony of form and pattern. ANN LATHAM CUDWORTH

I’d rather see the world as a rainbow than the endless shade of gray. Amani Abbas

Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not. John Dewey


He that cannot paint must grind the colors. JOSIAH GILBERT HOLLAND

With all colors combined, the world shines. Arefin Bashar Arif

I never met a color I didn’t like. Dale Chihuly

And all the colors I am inside have not been invented yet. Shel Silverstein

I would rather have had you by my side than all the blue in the world. Maggie Nelson, ‘Bluets’

Fall colors are funny. They’re so bright and intense and beautiful. It’s like nature is trying to fill you up with color, to saturate you so you can stockpile it before winter turns everything muted and dreary. SIOBHAN VIVIAN

Every sacrifice is a color in your rainbow! Cass Van Krah

The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity. GEORGE SANTAYANA

I believe I have already suggested that color is the most obvious bridge between emotion and perception, that is, between the subjective experience of the psyche and quality objective in nature. Both light up only between the extremes of light and darkness, and in their reciprocal interplay. Thus, outward the rainbow—or, if you prefer it, the spectrum—is the bridge between dark and light, but inwardly the rainbow is, what the soul itself is, the bridge between body and spirit, between earth and heaven. Owen Barfield

Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colors; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. Kahlil Gibran

All colors will agree in the dark.

If you disturb the colors of the rainbow, the rainbow is no longer beautiful. Denis Diderot

You are all the colors in one, at full brightness. Jennifer Niven

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