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Wise Quotes about Color

May you find great value in these Color quotes and sayings.

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

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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.

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

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

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

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color
purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
- Alice Walker

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

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

Color is an intense experience on its own.
- Jim Hodges

The only faith that wears well and holds its color
in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction
and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
- James Russell Lowell

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

To live anywhere in the world today and be against
equality because of race or color is like living in
Alaska and being against snow.
- William Faulkner

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles,
watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
- David Letterman

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

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

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

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;
and the plant is,
to a landscape artist, not only a plant -
rare,
unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance -
but it is also a color,
a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
- Roberto Burle Marx

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy

Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic
to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than
in the average downtown bar at happy hour.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

How beautifully leaves grow old.
How full of light and color are their last days.
- George Burns

I used to hate doing color.
I hated transparency film.
The way I did color was by not wanting to know what
kind of film was in my camera.
- Helmut Newton

Everything can be killed except nostalgia for the kingdom,
we carry it in the color of our eyes,
in every love affair, in everything that deeply torments and unties and tricks.
- Julio Cortazar

My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
- Lasse Hallstrom

The only difference between me and those other great
Yankees is my skin color.
- Reggie Jackson

Truth knows no color; it appeals to intelligence.
- James Hal Cone

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

Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
- Learned Hand

I am trying to show the world that we are all human
beings and that color is not important.
What is important is the quality of our work.
- Alvin Ailey

And then, of course, most potters, they go in for earth
tones and subdued things,
and I like color.
- Beatrice Wood

A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people,
no matter of race, creed or color, because they were
a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
- Sally Kirkland

It's a struggle but that's why we exist,
so that another generation of Lesbians of color will
not have to invent themselves,
or their history, all over again.
- Audre Lorde

Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there
are much better reasons to hate them.
- Denis Leary

We have our factory, which is called a stage.
We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans.
- Cary Grant

I wouldn't use the same color in a picture in more than one place.
- Robert Rauschenberg

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your
cheek and the fire in your eye,
adorn your person, maintain your health,
your beauty and your animal spirits.
- William Hazlitt

Green is my favorite.
And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes,
grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!
- Casper Van Dien

I am an artist, art has no color and no sex.
- Whoopi Goldberg

My particular aesthetic of light and color and design
wouldn't change as a result of working with computer
graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures.
- Douglas Trumbull

Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows
nor tolerates classes among citizens.
- John Marshall Harlan

Color is a matter of taste and of sensitivity.
- Edouard Manet

We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law,
but we do want them for our brothers.
- Booker T. Washington

In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner,
in mores, in the definition of government.
What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
- Emanuel Celler

I keep the drafts of each poem in color-coded folders.
I pick up the folders according to how I feel about that color that day.
- Rita Dove

The government lied about inventing the HIV virus as
a means of genocide against people of color.
The government lied.
- Jeremiah Wright

It's not color, it's like pouring 40 tablespoons of
sugar water over a roast.
- John Huston

With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
- Henri Matisse

It is generally admitted that the most beautiful qualities
of a color are in its transparent state,
applied over a white ground with the light shining through the color.
- Maxfield Parrish

Well, my favorite color I guess I would say yellow.
- Fran Drescher

I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change,
its color, its movement.
To be alive, to be able to see, to walk,
to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
- Arthur Rubinstein

You must understand as a kid of color in those days,
the Harlem Globetrotters were like being movie stars.
- Wilt Chamberlain

The sky above the port was the color of television,
tuned to a dead station.
- William Gibson

The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource,
adding color and suspense to all our life.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair
that can determine your fate in the end.
- Helen Hayes

There will always be that dreadful monster prejudice
to do extra battle against because of their color.
- Major Taylor

The color of somebody's skin or the way he wears his
hair or clothes has nothing to do with anything.
- Judge Mills Lane

The West is color.
Its colors are animal rather than vegetable,
the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness.
- Jessamyn West

I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind,
but it's very hard to guess at a size or a color and
all the colors around it and what it will really look like.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I had taken on the color of the climate around me and
had driven back all the emotion that rose from the
Brooklyn streets so that I could belong to the exclusive club of Congress.
- Emanuel Celler

I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
- Whoopi Goldberg

Bogart could have been color blind.
He got to know a man before he decided if he liked him or not.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Being born, especially being born a person of color,
is a political act in itself.
- Andres Serrano

Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle.
I go for recognition of human rights,
without distinction of sect, party, sex,
or color.
- Ernestine L. Rose

I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion,
and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience,
no matter what religion or color of their skin,
or situation in life.
- Pete Seeger

Hating people because of their color is wrong.
And it doesn't matter which color does the hating.
It's just plain wrong.
- Muhammad Ali

The guitar is a small orchestra.
It is polyphonic.
Every string is a different color, a different voice.
- Andres Segovia


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