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Colors Proverbs


Sayings about Colors

The viper assumes the colors of his surroundings. ~ African Proverb

The sky is the same color wherever you go. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Even the white lily casts a shadow. ~ Hungarian Proverbs

Yellow gold is plentiful compared to white-haired friends. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Times are not always the same; the grass is not always green. ~ Mongolian Proverbs

Praise the ripe field, not the green corn. ~ Irish Proverbs

If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. ~ Chinese Proverb

If you are hunting for a red deer then ignore the hares. ~ Chinese Proverb

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn’t change color to match the chameleon. ~ Senegalese Proverbs

The most fragrant of flowers are eaten by the green-fly. ~ Malawian Proverbs

Be not water, taking the tint of all colors. ~ Syrian Proverb

Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee. ~ Spanish Proverbs

The air is no less blue because the blind man doesn’t see it. ~ Danish Proverbs

Never wear a brown hat in Friesland. ~ Dutch Proverbs

A young wife, new bread, and green wood devastate a house. ~ Dutch Proverb

The pine stays green in winter, wisdom in hardship. ~ Chinese Proverb

Birds of a color fly to the same place. ~ Welsh Proverbs

Ask me what are my virtues, not about the color of my skin. ~ Arabian Proverbs

The grass is always greener on the other side. ~ English Proverbs

Today red, tomorrow dead. ~ German Proverbs

Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning. ~ Traditional Proverb

A monkey makes fun of the red behinds of his fellow monkeys. ~ Japanese Proverb

It is ill prizing of green barley. ~ English Proverbs

Truth has but one color, a lie has many. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

Cheese and bread make the cheeks red. ~ German Proverb

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come. ~ Chinese Proverb

It is not for the blind to give an opinion on colors. ~ Italian Proverbs

Green wood gives more smoke than heat. ~ German Proverb

Gentlemen prefer blonds — but marry brunettes. ~ American Proverbs

If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry. ~ African Proverb

Better a red face than a black heart. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Every man assumes the colors of his surroundings. ~ Chinese Proverb

The fangs of the green snake and the sting of a wasp don’t really make poison — that is only to be found in a woman’s heart. ~ Chinese Proverb

They asked the female cat why her kittens were of different colors; she said she is embarrassed to say no. ~ Tunisian Proverbs

A hedge between keeps a friendship green. ~ German Proverb

Both noble and common blood are the same color. ~ German Proverb

A red-nosed man may not be a drunkard, but he will always be called one. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about Colors

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

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

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

Orange is the happiest color. ~ Frank Sinatra

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. ~ Kofi Annan

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. ~ Pablo Picasso

Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will. ~ John Sterling

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure. ~ Edward Thorndike

It’s a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn’t consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors. ~ Sam Levenson

All the other colors are just colors, but purple seems to have a soul. Purple is not just a noun and an adjective but also a verb – when you look at it, it’s looking back at you. ~ Uniek Swain

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. ~ Winston Churchill

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.~ G.K. Chesterton

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for. ~ Georgia O’Keeffe

It is horrible to see everything that one detested in the past coming back wearing the colors of the future. ~ Jean Rostand

All colors will agree in the dark. ~ Francis Bacon

Blueness doth express trueness. ~ Ben Jonson

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. ~ John Burroughs

Light in Nature creates the movement of colors. ~ Robert Delaunay

As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life. ~ John Lubbock

Colors are the smiles of nature. ~ Leigh Hunt

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. ~ Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. Just as one can never learn how to paint. ~ Pablo Picasso

Of all God’s gifts to the sighted man, color is holiest, the most divine, the most solemn. ~ John Ruskin

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

You look rather rash my dear your colors don’t quite match your face. ~ Daisy Ashford

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; it’s what we do with them that’s important. ~ Ruth Ross

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. ~ Marc Chagall

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

There is no blue without yellow and without orange. ~ Vincent Van Gogh

There are not more than five primary colors (blue, yellow, red, white, and black), yet in combination they produce more hues than can ever been seen ~ Author Unknown

Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. ~ Federico Garcia Lorca

Beauty without colour seems somehow to belong to another world. ~ Murasaki Shikibu

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

Color possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter. ~ Paul Klee

Art is the colors and textures of your imagination. ~ Meghan

A Picture of many colors proclaims images of many Thoughts. ~ Donna A. Favors

Some colors reconcile themselves to one another, others just clash. ~ Edvard Munch

Sit in reverie, and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The beggar wears all colors fearing none. ~ Charles Lamb

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