86 Color Quotes to Inspire and Energize Your Life

These Color Quotes are going to inspire and energize your life.

Color, an integral aspect of our world, is not only beautiful but also impacts our moods and decisions.

Defined by hue, brightness and saturation, color holds significance as it can influence emotions and feelings.

Color plays a vital role in the world, not only for its beauty but also for its influence on our emotions and choices.


Characterized by properties such as hue, brightness and saturation, color holds immense importance because it has the power to affect our feelings and the way we perceive our surroundings.

Best Color Quotes

Color is the fruit of life. ~ Guillaume Apollinaire.

A dominant color possesses tremendous power in making a painting unique. ~ Mary Bassi.

I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music. ~ Joan Miro.


Each day has a color, a smell. ~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.


Life is about using the whole box of crayons. ~ RuPaul.

To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul. ~ Andri Cauldwell.

In art, color is used as a visual language. It is the communication link between creator and viewer. ~ Joen Wolfrom.

Coloring outside the lines is a fine art. ~ Kim Nance.


Color is, on the evidence of language alone, very bound up with the feelings. ~ Marion Milner.

In our life, there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. ~ Marc Chagall.

There’s a reason we don’t see the world in black and white. ~ Celerie Kemble.

Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic. ~ Antoni Gaudi.


It’s ok to show all your colors. ~ Luis Guzman.

I only work in black and sometimes very, very dark grey. ~ Batman.

I’m like a tree. My leaves might change color, but my roots are the same. ~ Rose Namajunas.

To demand that color in color films should be ‘natural’ is to misunderstand all that is involved. ~ Carl Th. Dreyer.


Color is a matter of taste and of sensitivity. ~ Edouard Manet.

Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel. ~ Hans Hofmann.

The landscape was bleak and bereft of color…like a painting in grisaille with its many tints of gray. ~ Barbara Taylor Bradford.

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Famous Color Quotes

The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most. ~ John Ruskin.


Color effects are in the eye of the beholder. ~ Johannes Itten.

A color is as strong as the impression it creates. ~ Ivan Albright.

The mixture of pain and anger, from past experiences, are the most sincere colors to create new horizons on my canvas. ~ Efrat Cybulkiewicz.

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic. ~ Tahereh Mafi.


I prefer living in color. ~ David Hockney.

Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. ~ Oscar Wilde.

In the grand scheme of nature, blue is a major player in the background of our world, but is rarely exhibited in the living landscape. ~ Johannes Itten.

We’re supposed to be at home David! We’re supposed to be in color! ~ Jennifer.


The world is in color, you have to work at black and white. ~ Andrew Maclean.

I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black. ~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

Colors are nature gone wild. ~ Raheel Farooq.

Color is a creative element, not a trimming. ~ Piet Zwart.

Remember, green’s your color. You are spring. ~ Gwendolyn Brooks.


I am a believer that color affects people’s moods. ~ Lilly Pulitzer.

With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft. ~ Henri Matisse.

Color is only beautiful when it means something. ~ Robert Henri.


Colors speak all languages. ~ Joseph Addison.

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.

All colors will agree in the dark. ~ Francis Bacon.

If everyone would look for that uniqueness then we would have a very colorful world. ~ Michael Schenker.


The color was a character of its own. ~ William Goldberg.

Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colors; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. ~ Khalil Gibran.

Color is born of the interpenetration of light and dark. ~ Sam Francis.

Good color really means good taste; and ‘powerful’ color means a reserve, to give a climax its full force, and not ‘red, white, and blue all over. ~ John F. Carlson.

Top Color Quotes

Colour is as variable and evanescent in the form of pigment as in visible nature. ~ Walter J. Phillips.


Colors are brighter when the mind is open. ~ Adriana Alarcon.

Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age. ~ Vera Nazarian.

Black and white creates a strange dreamscape that color never can. ~ Jack Antonoff.

Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams. ~ Paul Gauguin.


Color… thinks by itself, independently of the object it clothes. ~ Charles Baudelaire.

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way ~ Georgia O’Keeffe.

How can any one paint who cannot grade colors? ~ Maria Montessori.

Fall comes with different colors to challenge a green Summer. ~ Neamat Alishiryan.

I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind, but it’s very hard to guess at a size or a color and all the colors around it and what it will really look like. ~ Roy Lichtenstein.


Color is the language of the poets. It is astonishingly lovely. To speak it is a privilege. ~ Keith Crown.

Coloring outside the lines is a fine art. ~ Kim Nance.

Color is basically immobile, and yet it must move. Color is wrong for a film that tries to be as subjective as mine…the only way to use color is subjectively. ~ Federico Fellini.

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.


Colors are the children of the light, and light is their mother. ~ Johannes Itten.

Like beautiful melodies and poignant words, color draws from the deep emotions within us. ~ Joen Wolfrom.

Beautiful Color Quotes

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces it. ~ Pierre Bonnard.


Colors are the smiles of nature. ~ Leigh Hunt.

Each color has its own beauty and individuality, which you may accept or reject. ~ Joen Wolfrom.

I don’t fancy colors of the face, I’m always attracted to colors of the brain. ~ Michael Bassey Johnson.

Each color lives by its mysterious life. ~ Wassily Kandinsky.

Color should be used to depict the three major emotions in a man’s life – anticipation, realization and retrospection. ~ Ernest Lawson.


Color is descriptive. Black and white is interpretive. ~ Eliott Erwitt.

The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts. ~ Marcus Aurelius.

It almost always happens that true, but exaggerated, coloring is more agreeable than absolute coloring. ~ Michel Eugene Chevreul.

Color is visually musical, being both rhythmic and lyrical. It sets the tempo of a design through the blending of a multitude of hues. ~ Joen Wolfrom.


Color is a power which directly influences the soul. ~ Wassily Kandinsky.

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. ~ Coco Chanel.

Inspiring Color Quotes

Not only can color, which is under fixed laws, be taught like music, but it is easier to learn than drawing, whose elaborate principles cannot be taught. ~ Eugene Delacroix.

Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second. ~ Mattie Stepanek.


Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. ~ Claude Monet.

Whatever you choose for your stationery is your favorite color because it’s where you pour your heart out. ~ Mary E. Pearson.

Color is an intense experience on its own. ~ Jim Hodges.

Directors want color that is an emphasis factor, the way color is in life, and to catch the poetry of the essential gray in life. ~ Elia Kazan.

When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls! ~ Ted Grant.


Colors express the main psychic functions of man. ~ Carl Gustav Jung.

Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier.

Color, rather than shape, is more closely related to emotion. ~ David Katz.

The colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas. ~ Edvard Munch.


Color is life: for a world without colors appears to us as dead. ~ Johannes Itten.

Life is a painting, and you are the artist. You have on your palette all the colors in the spectrum – the same ones available to Michelangelo and da Vinci. ~ Paul J. Meyer.

I think the names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it’s at its most powerful. ~ A.S. Byatt.

So these were the 86 quotes about Color.

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