Favorite Quotations ~á Colors, 2 Follow Your True Colors

"I like vibrant colors." ~ Laura Esquivel

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

When I paint green, it doesn't mean grass; when I paint blue, it doesn't mean sky. ~ Henri Matisse

The laws of color are unutterably beautiful, just because they are not accidental. ~ Vincent Van Gogh

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

Green is the fresh emblem of well founded hopes. In blue the spirit can wander, but in green it can rest. ~ Mary Webb

Yellow is capable of charming God. ~ Vincent Van Gogh

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

Art without color would lose much of its purpose. ~ Andrew Loomis

Some of us come on earth seeing--some of us come on earth seeing color. ~ Louise Nevelson

Sometimes I imagine colors as if they were living ideas, being of pure reason with which to communicate. Nature is not on the surface, it is deep down. ~ Paul CÚzanne

The use of expressive colors is felt to be one of the basic elements of the modern mentality, an historical necessity, beyond choice. ~ Henri Matisse

Colors are beautiful when they are significant. ~ Robert Henri, Art Spirit

I love red so much that I almost want to paint everything red. ~ Alexander Calder

Everyone has his own fingerprints. The white light streams down to be broken up by those human prisms into all the colors of the rainbow. Take your own color in the pattern and be just that. ~ Charles R. Brown

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