Color Quotes

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Color Quotes

Life is a sea of vibrant color. Jump in.

A.D. Posey

I think the names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it’s at its most powerful.

A.S. Byatt

Colours are brighter when the mind is open.

Adriana Alarcon

Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.

Antoni Gaudi

The landscape was bleak and bereft of color…like a painting in grisaille with its many tints of gray.

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Colors express the main psychic functions of man.

Carl Gustav Jung

To demand that color in color films should be ‘natural’ is to misunderstand all that is involved.

Carl Th. Dreyer

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

Charles Baudelaire

Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

Claude Monet

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

Coco Chanel

Color, rather than shape, is more closely related to emotion.

David Katz

Color is a matter of taste and of sensitivity.

Edouard Manet

Directors want color that is an emphasis factor, the way color is in life, and to catch the poetry of the essential gray in life.

Elia Kazan

Color should be used to depict the three major emotions in a man’s life—anticipation, realization and retrospection.

Ernest Lawson

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

Color is basically immobile, and yet it must move. Color is wrong for a film that tries to be as subjective as mine…the only way to use color is subjectively.

Federico Fellini

All colours will agree in the dark.

Francis Bacon

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way

Georgia O'Keeffe

Color is the fruit of life.

Guillaume Apollinaire

A color is as strong as the impression it creates.

Ivan Albright

Color is an intense experience on its own.

Jim Hodges

Color is visually musical, being both rythic and lyrical. It sets the tempo of a design through the blending of a multitude of hues.

Joen Wolfrom

Each color has its own beauty and individuality, which you may accept or reject.

Joen Wolfrom

In art, color is used as a visual language. It is the communication link between creator and viewer.

Joen Wolfrom

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

Joen Wolfrom

Color effects are in the eye of the beholder.

Johannes Itten

Color is life: for a world without colors appears to us as dead.

Johannes Itten

Colors are the children of the light, and light is their mother.

Johannes Itten

In the grand scheme of nature, blue is a major player in the background of our world, but is rarely exhibited in the living landscape.

Johannes Itten

Good colour really means good taste; and ‘powerful’ colour means a reserve, to give a climax its full force, and not ‘red, white, and blue all over.

John F. Carlson

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

John Ruskin

Colors speak all languages.

Joseph Addison

Color is the language of the poets. It is astonishingly lovely. To speak it is a privilege.

Keith Crown

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

Khalil Gibran

Coloring outside the lines is a fine art.

Kim Nance

Colors are the smiles of nature.

Leigh Hunt

I am a believer that color affects people’s moods.

Lilly Pulitzer

In our life, there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Colour is, on the evidence of language alone, very bound up with the feelings.

Marion Milner

A dominant colour possesses tremendous power in making a painting unique.

Mary Bassi

Whatever you choose for your stationery is your favorite color because it’s where you pour your heart out.

Mary E. Pearson

I don’t fancy colors of the face, I’m always attracted to colors of the brain.

Michael Bassey Johnson

People are like M&Ms. They come in a variety of colors, they’re hard on the outside, and full of obscene yumminess on the inside.

Michael Makai

It almost always happens that true, but exaggerated, coloring is more agreeable than absolute coloring.

Michel Eugene Chevreul

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

Oscar Wilde

Color is an act of God that neither confers privileges nor imposes a handicap. A man’s skin is like the day: day is neither clear or dark. There is nothing more to it until external agencies come in and invest it with special meaning and importance.

Peter Abrahams

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

Pierre Bonnard

Colour is a creative element, not a trimming.

Piet Zwart

Colours are nature gone wild.

Raheel Farooq

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

Color is only beautiful when it means something.

Robert Henri

Color is born of the interpenetration of light and dark.

Sam Francis

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.

Tahereh Mafi

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

She knew then that white was more than a color: It was a cold, pale shade of understanding that seems to take all of your hope away.

Vannetta Chapman

Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age.

Vera Nazarian

Colour is as variable and evanescent in the form of pigment as in visible nature.

Walter J. Phillips

Color is a power which directly influences the soul.

Wassily Kandinsky

Each color lives by its mysterious life.

Wassily Kandinsky

The color was a character of its own.

William Goldberg

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