Favorite Quotations ~ Colors, 3 Quick Colorful Quilts

"If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively." ~ Mel Brooks

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

The true worth of a man is not to be found in the man himself, but in the colors and texture that come alive in others. ~ Albert Schweitzer

One of the great exercises you can do is to stop and acknowledge the colors around you... If you're constantly distracting yourself, then you're never really experiencing anything fully. It can cause you to feel like you have no center, like nothing is grounding you. ~ Sheryl Crow, Ladies Home Journal, April 2003

Color is joy. One does not think joy. One is carried by it. ~ Ernst Haas

Since my stroke, I have begun to see so many miracles all around me. I look out of the window in my room: verdant grass, silver-tipped oak leaves, tall palm trees gentle swaying as they reach to the sky, masses and masses of roses. All colors, so many shapes, exquisite fragrances. ~ Kirk Douglas, My Stroke of Luck

Color is so much a matter of direct and immediate perception that any discussion of theory needs to be accompanied by experiments with the colors themselves. ~ Walter Sargent

We were always intoxicated with color, with words that speak of color, and with the sun that makes colors live. ~ Andre Derain

Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul. ~ Wassily Kandinsky

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

Every body needs a little color. ~ Mark Herman

You have to chew on a root before you see the color of the juice. ~ Chinese Proverb

All colors are friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. ~ W. H. Auden

We are like trees. We wear all colors naturally. ~ Claude McKay

Joy is the sweet voice, joy the luminous cloud--We in ourselves rejoice! And thence flow all the charms or ear or sight/ All melodies the echoes of that voice, All colors a suffusion from the light. ~ Samuel Coleridge

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

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower/Drives my green age. ~ Dylan Thomas

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. ~ Georgia O'Keeffe

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