Quotes about Colors

Most popular color quotes

Colors speak all languages.
Black is the queen of colors.
Every gaudy color
Is a bit of truth.
Colour is an intense experience on its own.
Color is to the eye what music is to the ear.
Mauve?  Mauve is just pink trying to be purple.
Colors seen by candle-light
Will not look the same by day.
Black and white are the most ravishing colors of all in film.


Color rings the doorbell of the human mind and emotion and then leaves.
Among these several kinds of beauty, the eye takes most delight in colors.
The fact is, that, of all God's gifts to the sight of man, color is the holiest, the most divine, the most solemn.
Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.
I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say in any other way—things that I had no words for.
The meaning of a word—to me—is not as exact as the meaning of a color. Colors and shapes make a more definite statement than words.
Colors are the smiles of nature.  When they are extremely smiling, and break forth into other beauty besides, they are her laughs, as in the flowers.


While scorned on a few snooty palettes, black is the loyal friends that helps make other colors look more brilliant than they are.  Wise artists do not say derogatory things about black.