Quotes by color
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John H. Johnson
American businessman and publisher 1918-2005
Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.
Diogenes of Sinope
Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy 412BC-323BC
Modesty is the color of virtue.
American actor 1963-
My mantra is, 'Don't be afraid of color.' What did it do to you? Do a color testing in alternate kinds of light you desire in the room because the pigment will change. And I refuse to believe that pale pale or white colors in a small room will buy you more square footage. Go with color all the way.
American professional makeup artist, author and public speaker
Nobody is the color of translucent powder. Instead, choose a powder that matches your skin tone.
English art critic 1819-1900
Of all God's gifts to the sighted man, color is holiest, the most divine, the most solemn.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Oil painting and color, said Michelangelo, are for women and the lazy. His sharp-edged Apollonian style is the only way to beat back mother nature.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
American psychologist 1902-1987
One of the most satisfying experiences I know is fully to appreciate an individual in the same way I appreciate a sunset. When I look at a sunset... I don't find myself saying, 'Soften the orange a little more on the right hand corner, and put a bit more purple along the base, and use a little more pink in the cloud color...' I don't try to control a sunset. I watch it with awe as it unfolds.
South African author and anti-war campaigner 1855-1920
Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.
American author and political activist 1941-
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.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
That's true but I think the contemporary problem that we are facing increasing numbers of black people and other people of color being thrown into a status that involves work in alternative economies and increasing numbers of people who are incarcerated.
A. J. McLean
American singer 1978-
The biggest misconception about me is the bad-boy image that everyone stuck me into due to my tattoos, drug days and the constant changes I make with my hair color.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
The chief assertion of religious morality is that white is a color. Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart.
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