Colors Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old colors quotes, colors sayings, and colors proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Color does not add a pleasant quality to design it reinforces it.     

Pierre Bonnard

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Some colors are very difficult to render, and you must compensate to get the color you want on the screen.

Claude Chabrol

Color is something we see with our eyes, but love is something we see with our heart.

Joan Walsh Anglund

Colour could give rise to sensations which would interfere with our conception of space.

Georges Braque

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.

Pablo Picasso

Colours are brighter when the mind is open.

Adriana Alarcon

A colour is luminous if it is a little bit lighter and a hell of a lot brighter than the colour beside it. Use any colour as long as the value is right

John Leonard

Even when your life is full of color, you still need to be reminded that things come in black and white.

Anthony T. Hincks

Good colour really means good taste; and powerful colour means a reserve, to give a climax its full force, and not red, white, and blue all over.

John F. Carlson

Colours are the deeds of light, its deeds and sufferings.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Color, like everything else concerning visual expression, usually boils down to a gift, an innate sensibility and sensitivity. Ultimately, artists develop their own palette and color sense.     

Scott Kahn

Colour should be used to depict the three major emotions in a man's life anticipation, realization and retrospection.     

Ernest Lawson

Colors produce a spiritual vibration, the impression they create is important only as a step towards this vibration.     

Wassily Kandinsky

Purer colors have in themselves, independently of the objects they serve to express, a significant action on the feelings of those who look at them.     

Henri Matisse

Colors are vibrating light energies, each color ray produces a sound that affects matter.

Jacqueline Ripstein

Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; everything is vibration.     

Marc Chagall

We colour the world, Not with the darkness of our pasts, But with the rainbow of our hope.

Jenim Dibie

Color helps to express light, not the physical phenomenon, but the only light that really exists, that in the artist's brain.     

Henri Matisse

When the color goes out of your soul, you are left with an empty heart.

Anthony T. Hincks