Color quotes

  • Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.
    -- A. G. Gaston

    #Color #White #People

  • Geniuses come in many shapes and colors, and they often run in packs. If you can find one, it may lead you to others. Collaborate with geniuses. Send them your spells. Look carefully at theirs. What could you do together? Combination is creation.
    -- Aaron Koblin

    #Running #Color #Together

  • I hate the color red almost as much as i hate blond hair,"he said with an amused tone. -Dank
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Hate #Hair #Color

  • Making a movie is, for me, like painting. I just enjoy the care that goes into every brushstroke and the choice of every color. I enjoy the intensity of it.
    -- Abbie Cornish

    #Color #Choices #Care

  • I advise students on the subject of color as follows: If it looks good enough to eat, use it.
    -- Abe Ajay

    #Color #Looks #Use

  • The death of a dream can in fact serve as the vehicle that endows it with new form, with reinvigorated substance, a fresh flow of ideas, and splendidly revitalized color. In short, the power of a certain kind of dream is such that death need not indicate finality at all but rather signify a metaphysical and metaphorical leap forward.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Motivational #Dream #Color

  • Beneath the armor of skin/and/bone/and/mind most of our colors are amazingly the same.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Color #Mind #Skins

  • Dreams dress us carefully in the colors of power and faith.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Dream #Color #Dresses

  • Achievement has no color
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Color #Racism #Achievement

  • As an artist I would like to eliminate the symbolic pretty much, for black is interesting not as a color but as a non-color and as the absence of color.
    -- Ad Reinhardt

    #Artist #Color #Interesting

  • I've got a great eye for color. I'm like a chick.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Eye #Color #Chicks

  • Love overcomes hate. Love has no color. Love has no orientation. All is love.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Hate #Color #Love Hate

  • There is no old Adam Young, there is no new Adam Young, merely different colors and different brushstrokes over the same canvas.
    -- Adam Young

    #Color #Different #Canvas

  • Writing music is like tasting the sky. It keeps me dreaming in color.
    -- Adam Young

    #Dream #Writing #Color

  • It will be helpful in our mutual objective to allow every man in America to look his neighbor in the face and see a man-not a color.
    -- Adlai E. Stevenson

    #Men #Objectivity #Color

  • If artists do see fields blue they are deranged, and should go to an asylum. If they only pretend to see them blue, they are criminals and should go to prison.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Artist #Blue #Color

  • I want to express the utmost intensity of the color, bring out the quality, make it expressive.
    -- Adolph Gottlieb

    #Color #Quality #Want

  • I use color in terms of emotional quality, as a vehicle for feeling... feeling is everything I have experienced or thought.
    -- Adolph Gottlieb

    #Emotional #Color #Feelings

  • They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West. One thing we all got in common is your color, which is Black and Latino, which is our family.
    -- Afrika Bambaataa

    #Easter #Color #People

  • But settled things were enemies to me and soon lost their newness and color. The unknown called.
    -- Agnes Smedley

    #Adventure #Color #Enemy

  • Today, at Harvard, any student with the currently fashionable color of skin is given rights denied to students of the currently unfashionable color.
    -- Al Capp

    #Rights #Color #Skins

  • There are as many forms of advice as there are colors of the rainbow. Remember that good advice can come from bad people and bad advice from good people. The important thing about advice is that it is simply that. Advice.
    -- Al Franken

    #Color #People #Rainbow

  • I think drugs affect poor people and people of color more than anyone.
    -- Al Sharpton

    #Thinking #Color #People

  • Maybe I'll make a huge color tapestry from my belly button lint.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Color #Buttons #Belly

  • Keep it simple: In general, interfaces should use simple geometric forms, minimal contours, and a restricted color palette comprised primarily of less-saturated or neutral colors balanced with a few high contrast accent colors that emphasize important information. Typography should not vary widely in an interface.
    -- Alan Cooper

    #Simple #Color #Simplicity

  • Almost every collection I do has 200 different references. I don't have two of the same coat, two of the same dress. I have it in one color, in one fabric. I've tried to adapt the culture of couture, and the know-how and the heritage, but I try to update it.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Color #Two #Trying

  • We turn our backs on nature; we are ashamed of beauty. Our wretched tragedies have a smell of the office clinging to them, and the blood that trickles from them is the color of printer's ink.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Blood #Color #Smell

  • You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Color #Lines #Want

  • In a dreamlike state, with eyes closed (I found the daylight too unpleasantly glaring), I perceived an uninterrupted stream of fantastic pictures, extraordinary shapes with intense, kaleidoscopic play of colors,
    -- Albert Hofmann

    #Eye #Color #Play

  • 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.
    -- Albert Hofmann

    #Sleep #Eye #Color

  • To remain neutral, in a situation where the laws of the land virtually criticized God for having created men of color, was the sort of thing I could not, as a Christian, tolerate.
    -- Albert Lutuli

    #Christian #Men #Color

  • Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color.”  - - Unknown “Racism rests upon and functions as a kind of seesaw: the persecutor rises by debasing and inferiorizing his victim.
    -- Albert Memmi

    #Color #Racism #Kind

  • What avails a storm cloud accurate in form and color if the storm is not therein?
    -- Albert Pinkham Ryder

    #Clouds #Color #Storm

  • The artist should fear to become the slave of detail. He should strive to express his thought and not the surface of it. What avails a storm cloud accurate in form and color if the storm is not therein?
    -- Albert Pinkham Ryder

    #Artist #Clouds #Color

  • A rain-tight roof, frugal living, a box of colors, and God's sunlight through clear windows keep the soul attuned and the body vigorous for one's daily work.
    -- Albert Pinkham Ryder

    #Rain #Color #Soul

  • If I see everything in gray, and in gray all the colors which I experience and which I would like to reproduce, then why should I use any other color?
    -- Alberto Giacometti

    #Color #Use #Should

  • I've tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!
    -- Alberto Giacometti

    #Color #Intention #Paint

  • For me, the drive is storytelling. To be a part of an art that tells a story and to be a catalyst, a color in that, is very exciting.
    -- Alden Ehrenreich

    #Art #Color #Stories

  • One of my favorite beauty products is Vincent Longo Water Canvas creamy blush. I have it in every color and I've been using it for 5 years and that's all I put on when I leave the house. It looks so natural I just put a little bit on my cheeks to give them some color.
    -- Alessandra Ambrosio

    #Color #Years #Water

  • I love sunglasses, I have all shapes and colors.
    -- Alessandra Ambrosio

    #Color #Sunglasses #Shapes

  • I never plan anything in an analytical way before I shoot, but when I look back there seems to be kind of a primary color palette.
    -- Alex Prager

    #Color #Looks #Way

  • Color is very much about atmosphere and emotion and the feel of a place.
    -- Alex Webb

    #Color #Atmosphere #Emotion

  • Three years after my first trip to Haiti, I realized there was another emotional note that had to be reckoned with: the intense, vibrant color of these worlds. Searing light and intense color seemed somehow embedded in the cultures that I had begun working in, so utterly different from the gray-brown reticence of my New England background. Since then, I have worked predominantly in color.
    -- Alex Webb

    #Emotional #Light #Color

  • Just as one can compose colors, or forms, so one can compose motions.
    -- Alexander Calder

    #Art #Color #Form

  • I love red so much, I almost want to paint everything red.
    -- Alexander Calder

    #Color #Want #Red

  • The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the Universe, or part thereof...What I mean is that the idea of detached bodies floating in space, of different sizes and densities, perhaps of different colors and temperatures, and surrounded and interlarded with wisps of gaseous condition, and some at rest, while others move in peculiar manners, seems to me the ideal source of form.
    -- Alexander Calder

    #Moving #Mean #Color

  • Painting dissolves the forms at its command ... it melts them into color.
    -- Alexander Eliot

    #Color #Painting #Form

  • The lights and shades, whose well-accorded strife gives all the strength and color of our life.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Light #Color #Giving

  • Because she knows what it's like to live in a world of black, and black, and the tiny bit of white, but when she escaped it, she didn't find the rainbow of colors, the dresses, the singing, the dancing. She only found ugliness.
    -- Alexandra Bracken

    #Color #White #Dancing

  • I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside.
    -- Alexia Fast

    #Views #Color #Rainbow

  • I have my misgivings about 3-D. I don't like the lack of blacks and whites, how it dulls the image, how the color gets corrupted. I don't necessarily like the experience of having heavy glasses in front of me.
    -- Alfonso Cuaron

    #Glasses #Color #Misgivings

  • Say someone tells me their name - that name can turn into a taste or a color and that's how I categorize it in my mind. It's an easy way of categorizing things.
    -- Ali Banisadr

    #Color #Names #Mind

  • Red has been praised for its nobility of the color of life. But the true color of life is not red. Red is the color of violence, or of life broken open, edited, and published. Or if red is indeed the color of life, it is so only on condition that it is not seen. Once fully visible, red is the color of life violated, and in the act of betrayal and of waste.
    -- Alice Meynell

    #Betrayal #Color #Broken

  • As for those who think the Arab world promises freedom, the briefest study of its routine traditional treatment of blacks (slavery) and women (purdah) will provide relief from all illusion. If Malcolm X had been a black woman his last message to the world would have been entirely different. The brotherhood of Moslem men-all colors-may exist there, but part of the glue that holds them together is the thorough suppression of women.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Men #Thinking #Color

  • America is not nearly done. We're only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be? Who knows... what color we will be? It is all something that, maybe, our descendants - if they survive that long - will see.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Color #America #Long

  • The sight of a Black nun strikes their sentimentality; and, as I am unalterably rooted in native ground, they consider me a work of primitive art, housed in a magical color; the incarnation of civilized, anti-heathenism, and the fruit of a triumphing idea.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Art #Sight #Color

  • If you don't know what makes green, you're going to try every color combination.
    -- Alison Krauss

    #Color #Trying #Green

  • A "Normal" person is the sort of person that might be designed by a committee. You know, "Each person puts in a pretty color and it comes out gray."
    -- Allan Sherman

    #Color #Normal #Might

  • A committee is a group of individuals who all put in a perfectly good color, and it comes out gray.
    -- Allan Sherman

    #Government #Color #Groups

  • As Conservatives, We Don't Care About The Color of Your Skin, We Care About The Color of Our Flag
    -- Allen West

    #Color #Skins #Flags

  • Do you want to hold it?' she asked, dangling the padded envelope in front of Hale with two fingers. 'No.' 'Do you want to touch it and kiss it and wear it around your neck?' 'Don't be silly,' he told her. 'Everyone knows green isn't my color.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Silly #Kissing #Color

  • Red is the first color of spring. It's the real color of rebirth. Of beginning.
    -- Ally Condie

    #Spring #Real #Color

  • The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person's capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin.
    -- Alphonso Jackson

    #Jobs #Color #Skins

  • America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn't matter what color you are.
    -- Alphonso Jackson

    #Color #America #Low Income

  • There is a kinship between music and painting - with the same words used to describe both, as when a musical composition is said to have color and a painting to have rhythm.
    -- Alton Tobey

    #Color #Musical #Painting

  • Colors are things we experience.
    -- Alva Noe


  • You're experiencing a bit of the world around you when you experience it's color.
    -- Alva Noe

    #Color #World

  • 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

    #Color #Important #Trying

  • The pattern's laid out on the bed With dozens of colors of thread But you've got the needle I guess that's the point in the end
    -- Amanda Palmer

    #Color #Dozen #Patterns

  • So I want to let women of all sizes out there know, you can do whatever you put your mind to. It doesn't matter what size you are, what color you are, you can do whatever, whatever, whatever you put your mind to!
    -- Amber Riley

    #Color #Mind #Want

  • Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Art #Color #White

  • Botany, n. The science of vegetables - those that are not good to eat, as well as those that are. It deals largely with their flowers, which are commonly badly designed, inartistic in color, and ill-smelling.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Flower #Color #Vegetables

  • Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there's shadow - no, not just shadow, but fullness. You've got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that's real.
    -- Amy Grant

    #Real #Color #Black

  • I write about everything, but I just - how faith filters through all that and colors your opinion of other people and life and all that.
    -- Amy Grant

    #Writing #Color #People

  • Cages come in lots of different colors and shapes. Some are gilded, while others have a slamming door. But golden handcuffs are still handcuffs.
    -- Amy Harmon

    #Doors #Color #Different

  • I think people are like that. When you really look at them, you stop seeing a perfect nose or straight teeth. You stop seeing the acne scar or dimple in the chin. Those things start to blur, and suddenly you see them, the colors, the life inside the shell, and beauty takes on a whole new meaning.
    -- Amy Harmon

    #Thinking #Color #People

  • Turquoise, yellow, pink, a lot of the pastel colors are some of the more popular suit colors this year. But it varies from old to young.
    -- Amy Wright

    #Past #Color #Years

  • When I don't write, I feel my world shrink. I lose my fire, my color.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Writing #Fire #Color

  • Nothing else can fill better colors in one's life like the magnificent nature does
    -- Anamika Mishra

    #Color #Doe #Magnificent

  • I'm communicating with the directors of the Soviet companies, and I see that it is wrong, but when I go to the official discussions, they discuss we should change the color of the walls.
    -- Anatoly Chubais

    #Wall #Color #Directors

  • People that are 40, they don't sit around at talk about gray hair and how it covers their hair. They talk about highlighting, of course they're covering gray, but they don't talk about it that way. They're going to get their colors because they need a little lightening.
    -- Andie MacDowell

    #Hair #Color #People

  • We all love conflagrations. When the sky changes color, it is a dead man's passing.
    -- Andre Breton

    #Men #Color #Sky

  • Colors were dynamite for us.
    -- Andre Derain

    #Color #Dynamite

  • We become intoxicated with color, with words that speak of color, and with the sun that makes colors brighter.
    -- Andre Derain

    #Color #Sun #Speak

  • The color of truth is gray.
    -- Andre Gide

    #Color #Intellectual #Intelligence

  • You can only learn to paint by drawing, for drawing is a way of reserving a place for color in advance.
    -- Andre Lhote

    #Color #Drawing #Way

  • To use color well is as difficult as for a fish to pass from water to air or earth.
    -- Andre Lhote

    #Air #Color #Water

  • ...And for every day you paint the war, take a week and paint the beauty, the color, the shape of the landscape you’re marching towards. Everyone knows what you’re against; show them what you’re for.
    -- Andrea Gibson

    #War #Color #Shapes

  • Light is the photographic medium par excellence; it is to the photographer what words are to the writer; color and paint to the painter; wood, metal, stone, or clay to the sculptor.
    -- Andreas Feininger

    #Photography #Light #Color

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

    #Guitar #Color #Voice

  • When I started to play with my fingernails, it was not just for volume. The most important thing was giving the guitar different colors in its voices...
    -- Andres Segovia

    #Music #Guitar #Color

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

    #Color #Political #Born

  • If you could extend the elective franchise to all persons of color who can read the Constitution of the United States in English and write their names and to all persons of color who own real estate valued at not less than two hundred and fifty dollars and pay taxes thereon, and would completely disarm the adversary. This you can do with perfect safety. And as a consequence, the radicals, who are wild upon negro franchise, will be completely foiled in their attempts to keep the Southern States from renewing their relations to the Union.
    -- Andrew Johnson

    #Real #Writing #Color

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

    #Art #Color #Purpose

  • I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad.
    -- Andrew Wyeth

    #Love #Color #Mad

  • My dad, who was creative director in the '60s, always wore black jeans with black desert boots; he thought he was cool. He told me to buy a pair as well. I didn't like black, so I got the sand color, and I've been wearing them since college.
    -- Andy Spade

    #Dad #College #Color

  • Poor people, people of color - especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.
    -- Angela Davis

    #Color #People #Prison

  • One of the reasons that so many people of color and poor people are in prison is that the deindustrialization of the economy has led to the creation of new economies and the expansion of some old ones – I have already mentioned the drug trade and the market for sexual services. At the same time, though, there are any number of communities that more than welcome prisons as a source of employment. Communities even compete with one another to be the site where new prisons will be constructed because prisons create a significant number of relatively good jobs for their residents
    -- Angela Davis

    #Jobs #Color #Numbers

  • 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.
    -- Angela Davis

    #Thinking #Color #Numbers

  • I was at a U2 concert and someone asked me if my hair color was real... I thought to myself, if I had $1 for every time someone asked me this, I would be very rich.
    -- Angie Everhart

    #Real #Hair #Color