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  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.
  • Scott Glenn
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    Acting in movies is to put colors on an easel for the director to paint his own painting with in the editing room, long after I've left.
  • Albert Hofmann
    Albert Hofmann
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    After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
  • Marc Chagall
    Marc Chagall
    Russian-French artist and painter 1887-1985
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    All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites.
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    John Greenleaf Whittier
    American poet and writer 1807-1892
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    Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.
  • Bibhu Mohapatra
    Bibhu Mohapatra
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    Birds themselves are so interesting and intelligent, and they give so many cues without being verbal, so they say such great things. Feathers are superior to fur, even. They're so beautiful, and nature uses such amazing colors.
  • John Sterling
    John Sterling
    Scottish author 1806-1844
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    Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will.
  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Colors are the smiles of nature.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.
  • Olympia Brown
    Olympia Brown
    American minister and suffragist 1835-1926
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    He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.
  • Vincent Van Gogh
    Vincent Van Gogh
    Dutch Painter 1853-1890
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    I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
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    I see that old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.
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