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Quotations about Colours


Colours surround us, from the mesmerizing sunsets and blooming flowers to the vibrant tapestry of art and design. They have the power to inspire, uplift, and captivate our senses. Each colour holds its own symbolism and cultural significance, transcending language and borders. In this compilation, we explore the lighter side of colours, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the amusing, whimsical, and sometimes unexpected aspects of our chromatic palette. So, prepare to embrace the laughter, discover the colourful quirks, and embark on a journey filled with humour and visual delight.

Get ready to paint a smile on your face as we present a compilation of funny quotations about colours. While colours are often associated with beauty, emotions, and aesthetics, there are moments of levity, irony, and playful observation that arise when exploring the world of our chromatic spectrum. From witty remarks on the peculiar names of paint colours to humorous reflections on the quirks of colour symbolism, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of colours.

quotations about colours

"Red is the ultimate cure for sadness" Bill Blass (American fashion designer, 1922-2002)

Colors speak louder than *words.*I can.*shades.* Anon

"Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second." Mattie Stepanek (young American poet, 1990-2004)

"Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the deity to be a source of delight." John Ruskin (English art and social critic, 1819-1900)

"Life is about using the whole box of crayons" Anon

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most." John Ruskin (English art and social critic, 1819-1900)

"Color outside the lines" Anon

"Mere color can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

"Don't eat the *yellow*red*white* snow." Frank Zappa (American rock musician, 1940-93)

"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 (American modernist artist, 1887-1986)

"Sometimes you have to see people as a crayon. They may not be your favorite color, but you need them to complete the picture." Anon

"Orange is the happiest color." Frank Sinatra (American singer and actor, 1915-98)

"Color is the overpowering of black." Anon

"How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun." Vincent Van Gogh (Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, 1853-1890)

"Yellow usually means it's not that serious." Bobby Unser (American automobile racer, 1934-2021)

"What a horrible thing *yellow*black*red* is." Edgar Degas (French Impressionist artist, 1834-1917)

"I was shown round Tutankhamun's tomb in the 1920s. I saw all this wonderful pink on the walls and the artefacts. I was so impressed that I vowed to wear it for the rest of my life." Barbara Cartland (English writer, 1901-2000)

"I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." Winston Churchill (British Conservative statesman, 1874-1965)

"Gentlemen never wear brown in London." Lord Curzon (British Conservative politician, 1859-1925)

Any colour – so long as it's *black.*pink.*yellow.* Henry Ford (American car manufacturer and businessman, 1863-1947) talking about the choice of colour for the Model T Ford

"If I could find anything blacker than black, I'd use it." J. M. W. Turner (English landscape painter, 1775-1851)

"Pink is the navy blue of India." Diana Vreeland (American fashion editor, 1903-89)

"I think it pisses God off if you walk by the colour purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it." Alice Walker (novelist, 1944-)

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