141 Quotes About Color With Colorful Images

Quote about color: Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second. Mattie Stepanek

How dreary our world would be without colors. Imagine living in a completely black and white world like the dull, lifeless representation of Kansas in the movie version of The Wizard of Oz. Without the red of roses, the green of grass, the purple of violets and the orange of a sunset, our existence would be utterly without inspiration.

Thank goodness for color! It fills our very existence with joy, curiosity and beauty. Fill up your senses with color as you read through this collection of inspiring, heart-warming, humorous and even some sad quotes about color. After all, in the words of art critic John Ruskin: “The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.”

Quotes About the Color Red

Quote about red: There is a shade of red for every woman. Audrey Hepburn

Strong, bold and vibrant, red is the color of confidence. Enjoy this collection of quotes about this fearless shade.

“I’m in love with red. I think it’s such a passionate color.”
–Bryan Batt

“Red is the great clarifier, bright and revealing. I can’t imagine becoming bored with red. It would be like becoming bored with the person you love.”
–Diana Vreeland

“Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.”
–Taylor Swift

“Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.”
–Marylin Monroe

“Nothing attracts attention like a red dress.”
–Laura Bush

“Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.”
–Bill Blass

“Red lipstick has always been a classic. You have seen the red lip on people from Marilyn Monroe to Marilyn Manson. The right shade of red can turn a boring look into a bold, eye-catching statement.”
–Jeffree Star

“There is a shade of red for every woman.”
–Audrey Hepburn

“Stronger than alcohol, vaster than poetry, ferment the freckled red bitterness of love!”
–Arthur Rimbaud

“Red is a strong, happy, optimistic color, and I like having fun with it, you know? Like, when colors clash – I love that strangeness.”
–Victoria Beckham

“Red is the first color of spring. It’s the real color of rebirth. Of Beginning.”
–Andie Condie

“Red is associated with romance and blood, but not at the same time.”
–Dov Davidoff

“Artists can color the sky red because they know it’s blue. Those of us who aren’t artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we’re stupid.”
–Jules Feiffer

Quotes About the Color Orange

Quote about orange: Orange is the happiest color. Frank Sinatra

Cheerful, positive and even daring, the color orange always packs a punch. Here you will find some of the best quotes that reference what is, perhaps, the most audacious color of the rainbow.

“Orange is the happiest color.”
–Frank Sinatra

“Orange is the color of truth.”
–Anthony T. Hincks

“Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.”
–Wassily Kandinsky

“In my head, the sky is blue, the grass is green and cats are orange.”
–Jim Davis

“Orange is the color of my love / Fragile orange wind in the garden.”
–Adrianne Lenker

“Meanwhile the sunsets are mad orange fools raging in the gloom.”
–Jack Kerouac

“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the color that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.”
–Ram Charan

“Black is too morbid; red will set them on edge; pink is too juvenile; orange is freakish.”
–Lauren Oliver

“September: it was the most beautiful of words, he’d always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows, and regret.”
–Alexander Theroux

“Why is a carrot more orange than an orange?”
–Steven Wright

“A spot in the shade / Where oranges fall / A spot in the shade / Away from it all.”
–Alison Sudol

Quotes About the Color Yellow

Quote about yellow: How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun. Vincent Van Gogh

Bright and cheerful or dull and cowardly? It seems like yellow is a shade that people either love or hate. Whatever your opinion, this conglomeration of yellow-related quotes can’t fail to inspire you.

“Yellow is capable of charming God.”
–Vincent Van Gogh

“Yellow, yellow, yellow, yellow! / It is not a color. It is summer!”
–William Carlos Williams

“Yellow is the perceived color of sunshine. It is associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy.”
–Martia Moses

“I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.”
–Conor Oberst

“Yellow is the color of the east, childhood, and morning.”
–Jeffrey D. Anderson

“In the world of safe hues, like black, red and white, yellow shouts: “Look at me. I’m happy!”
–Joy Sewing

“Yellow is the round circle of moon / The light that stays through the coldest night.”
–Anisha Datta

“Yellow is not an in-between color, you’re either all in or you’re not.”
–Mobolaji Dawodu

“Yellow is the color which is closest to light. We associate the rays of the sun and the stars with it. It is the radiance of the spirit.”
–Ueli Seiler-Hugova

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.”
–Pablo Picasso

“How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.”
–Vincent Van Gogh

“Yellow makes me feel warm and fuzzy all over.”
–Anthony T. Hincks

“You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy.”
–Philippe Starck

Quotes About the Color Green

Quote about green: He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals. Oscar Wilde

The color of spring, youth and rebirth, green is a hue that’s full of hope and positivity. Browse this selection of green quotes to fill your mind with ambition and aspiration.

“He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.”
–Oscar Wilde

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.”
–Lois Lowry

“It’s good to touch the green, green grass of home.”
–Tom Jones

“I am in love with this green earth.”
–Charles Lamb

“Even in winter, it will be green in my heart.”
–Frederic Chopin

“The world is exploding in emerald, sage, and lusty chartreuse – neon green with so much yellow in it. It is an explosive green that, if one could watch it moment by moment throughout the day, would grow in every dimension.”
–Amy Seidl

“For still there are so many things that I have never seen: in every wood, in every spring, there is a different shade of green.”
–J. R. R. Tolkien

“Green is the fresh emblem of well founded hopes. In blue the spirit can wander, but in green it can rest.”
–Mary Webb

“With each spring comes new life, energy and green growth.”
–Jason F. Wright

“Beauty, strength, youth, are flowers but fading seen. Duty, faith, love, are roots, and ever green.”
–George Peele

“Nature in her green, tranquil woods heals and soothes all afflictions.”
–John Muir

“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”
–Pablo Neruda

Quotes About the Color Turquoise

Quote about turquoise: A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. Arabic Proverb

Is it blue or is it green? The color turquoise, which is in the cyan color range, is named after a semi-precious stone used in jewelry making. But whether you think it’s more blue in tone or more green, you’ll enjoy these quotations about this stunning shade and the stone for which it is named.

“The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail.”
–Christian Dior

“A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune.”
–Arabic Proverb

“Assuredly the turquoise doth possess a soul more intelligent than that of man.”
–Anselmus De Boodt

“My family could only afford to get me the box of eight Crayola crayons, but I craved the one with all 24 colors. I wanted magenta and turquoise and silver and gold.”
–Joni Mitchell

“I have an incredibly loud Hawaiian shirt that’s pink and a particularly disgusting turquoise, but I just wear it on days when I’m in a strange mood.”
–Sean Biggerstaff

“Let me brighten your bleak spaces / You can lighten my blaring blues / Don’t you see / Together we could paint our love / A pretty turquoise!”
–Sara Jothi

“When I was alabaster / You sculpted me / Your undefined love turned me turquoise.”
–Semi Soni

“She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.”
–Janet Fitch

“Heavens, how charming it is! There is now in the sky only the soft vaporous color of pale citron – the last reflection of the sun which plunges into the dark blue of the night, going from green tones to a pale turquoise of an unheard-of fineness and a fluid delicacy quite indescribable.”
–Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

Quotes About the Color Blue

Quote about blue: Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the deity to be a source of delight. John Ruskin

Are you feeling blue? Hopefully these quotes will lighten up your mood. The color of the ocean and the sky, blue is often thought of as a calming, tranquil shade, yet it comes in nearly endless variations. If blue is your favorite color like it is mine, you’ll love this selection of blue-related quotes.

“Blue is the color of peace.”
–Antonio Brown

“Blue oblivion, largely lit, smiled and smiled at me.”
–William Rose Benet

“The sun is up, the sky is blue / It’s beautiful, and so are you.”
–John Lennon

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.”
–Eleonora Duse

“Blue thou art, intensely blue / Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue?”
–James Montgomery

“Life is simple, it’s either cherry red or midnight blue.”
–Lou Gramm

“I spend a lot of my time looking at blue; The color of my room and my mood.”
–Kate Bush

“Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the deity to be a source of delight.”
–John Ruskin

“Blue has no dimensions, it is beyond dimensions.”
–Yves Klein

“The sky was a midnight-blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water-lily, floating forward with an invisible current.”
–Willa Cather

“Midnight blue is the only color that can ever compete with black.”
–Christian Dior

“Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean.”
–Lord Byron

“I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings.”
–Katherine Applegate

“We all have one idea of what the color blue is, but pressed to describe it specifically, there are so many ways: the ocean, lapis lazuli, the sky, someone’s eyes. Our definitions are as different as we are ourselves.”
–Sarah Dessen

Quotes About the Color Purple

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

Ah, purple, the color of royalty. This rich and regal shade is sure to make you feel bold, opulent and alive. For an instant influx of inspiration, enjoy this collection of purple related quotes.

“Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.”
–Regina Bret

“Purple has always been my favorite color… but purple, when I was a little kid, was a color that boys weren’t really allowed to wear. That’s what all the kids at school told me. I filled my wardrobe with as much purple as I could possibly find, because who cares? Life’s too short to dress by other people’s rules.”
–Sasha Velour

“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

“I think ‘The Color Purple’ is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the need for connection around the globe.”
–Alice Walker

“Purple is the color of royalties. It stands for luxury, wealth and sophistication. It is also the color of passion, romance and sensitivity.”
–Amira, Queen of Creativity

“I don’t have a purple problem, I have a purple passion!”
–Jackie Harmon Sweeney

“A garden of purple is always in bloom!”

“There is a flower that bees prefer / And butterflies desire / To gain the purple democrat / The humming-birds aspire.”
–Emily Dickinson

“We like March, his shoes are purple.”
–Emily Dickinson

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

“Using phrases or mantras to encourage and comfort myself has been a powerful practice for me. For years, I would say to myself ‘Remember the purple sky’ when I was feeling anxious, which to me meant remember a sense of internal spaciousness and kindness toward myself.”
–Maggie Rowe

“There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.”
–Herman Melville

“Purple – is fashionable twice – / This season of the year / And when a soul perceives itself / To be an Emperor.”
–Emily Dickinson

Quotes About the Color Pink

Quote about pink: Pink isn't just a color, it's an attitude. Miley Cyrus

Are you looking pretty in pink? Historically, pink has been thought of as a feminine shade, but a more modern approach says anyone can love pink. And why wouldn’t you love this color? Pink is happy, positive and fun! Take a look at this selection of happy-go-lucky pink quotes and you’re bound to agree.

“Pink isn’t just a color, it’s an attitude!”
–Miley Cyrus

“Pink is a beautiful color, because it is one of the colors that the sun makes at twilight and in the dawns.”
–C. JoyBell C.

“Blush pink is a timeless, classy, and soft color that all of us can rock any time of year!”
–Jeffree Star

“Pink is the navy blue of India.”
–Diana Vreeland

“There is no energy greater than the power of Love. Once I finally embraced this concept, I realized that the path to Ascension always begins with the heart, and the color Pink.”
–Eleyne-Mari Sharp

“Pink is the color of strength, a color of conviction, a color of decision making.”
–Angad Bedi

“Anything is possible with sunshine and a little pink.”
–Lilly Pulitzer

“I believe in pink.”
–Audrey Hepburn

“Without pink, a storm would be just… ordinary.”
–Anthony T. Hincks

“I love the color pink. It makes a bold statement.”
–Samuel Larsen

“I adore pink; it’s very powerful. It makes you feel sweet and sexy.”
–Alessandro Michele

“Frequently the wood are pink / Frequently are brown / Frequently the hills undress / Behind my native town.”
–Emily Dickinson

“My favorite color is blue, and my secret favorite color is pink.”
–Paul Dano

Quotes About the Color Brown

Quote about brown: Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun. Kent Nerburn

Who says brown is boring? Brown is the color of strong coffee, sweet chocolate and fall leaves! Brown comes in a surprising array of hues and tones, and there’s a brown for everyone out there. Maybe this collection of brown quotes will inspire you to include more of this color in your world.

“The goldenrod is yellow / The corn is turning brown / The trees in apple orchards / With fruit are bending down.”
–Helen Hunt Jackson

“Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun.”
–Kent Nerburn

“We love the sight of the brown and ruddy earth; it is the color of life, while a snow-covered plain is the face of death.”
–John Burroughs

“God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.”
–Anne Sexton

“Did you ever get the feeling that the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes?”
–George Gobel

“I love a big rectangular piece of brown furniture on a hardwood floor.”
–Emily Procter

“Someone once threw me a small, brown, hairy kiwi fruit, and I threw a wastebasket over it until it was dead.”
–Erma Bombeck

“Yellow looks good with a brown suit, but then, a brown suit never looks good.”
–Roger Stone

“Skipping and a jumping / In the misty morning fog with / Our hearts a thumpin’ and you / My brown-eyed girl / You, my brown-eyed girl.”
–Van Morrison

“A slant of sun on dull brown walls / A forgotten sky of bashful blue”
–Stephen Crane

“I threw a penny / To find out if I might love / ‘Go and love, go and love, young man, If the lady be young and fair.’ / Ah, penny, brown penny, brown penny / I am looped in the loops of her hair.”
–William Butler Yeats

Quotes About the Color Black

Quote about black: Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy, but mysterious. But above all black says this: I don't bother you - don't bother me. Yohji Yamamoto

They say that black is not a color, but, rather, it is the complete absence of light. However, for a non-existent shade, it sure is the favorite color of many! Black is sexy and formal, and it goes with everything. This assortment of black-related quotes will leave you with an all new impression of this supposed “non color.”

“Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy, but mysterious. But above all black says this: ‘I don’t bother you – don’t bother me.”
–Yohji Yamamoto

“Black is a pearl in a woman’s eye.”
–George Chapman

“Black, like white, is the best color!”
–Karl Lagerfeld

“No color will ever be brighter for me than black and white.”
–Alessandro Del Piero

“The black of the ocean waves was the color of the sorrow in my breast.”
–Barbara T. Cerny

“I work in three shades of black.”
–Rei Kawakubo

“I am black or white, I’ll never be grey in my life.”
–Diego Maradona

“After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.”
–Ernest Lehman

“Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depresses me. They are so… empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.”
–Ann Demeulemeester

“Black is such a happy color, darling!”
–Morticia Adams

“I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It’s still my symbol of rebellion – against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others’ ideas.”
–Johnny Cash

“And when I was angry, when I was younger, I was in a cocoon. Now I’m a beautiful, black butterfly.”
–Tracy Morgan

Quotes About the Color Gray

Quote about gray: The color of truth is gray. Andre Gide

Dark and dreary or soft and comforting? Gray can go so many different ways. Whatever shade of this neutral color you like best, you’re bound to enjoy this selection of quotations on the color gray.

“Gray is the queen of colors, because she makes everyone else look good.”
–Helen Van Wyk

“The color of truth is gray.”
–Andre Gide

“Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.”
–Allen Klein

“One day I saw you smile, and it really knocked me out. You smiled. It was like the sun breaking out on a gray day.”
–Jane Bernstein

“The color gray is a reference to ambiguity, speculation, and nebulous deconstruction without solution.”
–Philip Bachman

“We tend to associate gray with what is boring, but there are a thousand kinds of gray, and when combined with colors its varieties are endless.”
–Krisztina Fehérváry

“I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.”
–Bill Watterson

“It’s an art to live with pain… mix the light into gray.”
–Eddie Vedder

“My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.”
–William Golding

“Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through.”
–Anthony Burgess

Quotes About the Color White

Quote about white: The color white is the absence of memory. Stephen King

White is the color of innocence, purity and fresh starts. White is, traditionally, the color of wedding dresses and christening gowns. In religion, white can also be a symbol of cleanliness or holiness. If you love the color white, you’re bound to get some inspiration from this set of white related quotations.

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.”
–Coco Chanel

“The color white is a blank canvas, just waiting to be written on. Compared to other more stimulating colors it is a refreshing change, a soothing and calm visual experience for the mind, which allows for imagination growth and creativity.”
–Chantal Larocque

“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

“White is associated with purity because the entire spectrum is functioning in unity. White is a healing color.”
–Tae Yun Kim

“The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.”
–Lao Tzu

“I would that we were, my beloved, white birds on the foam of the sea!”
–William Butler Yeats

“What had that flower to do with being white / The blue prunella every child’s delight.”
–Robert Frost

“I never see that prettiest thing / A cherry bough gone white with Spring / But what I think, “How gay ‘twould be / To hang me from a flowering tree.”
–Dorothy Parker

“The color white is the absence of memory.”
–Stephen King

“A white Christmas is many a child’s dream.”
–Anthony T. Hincks