Favorite Quotations ~  Colors Keeping a Journal You Love

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

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I will go down with my colors flying. ~ Virginia Woolf, Writer’s Diary, 3/8/41

Life is a celebration of passionate colors. ~ Leialoha Cator

Cutting into color reminds me of the direct carving of the sculptor. ~ Henri Matisse

Among the several kinds of beauty, the eye takes most delight in colors. ~ Joseph Addison

Orange is the happiest color. ~ Frank Sinatra

Color is like food for the spirit--plus it's not addictive or fattening. ~  Isaac Mizarani

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

I had forgotten what mustard fields looked like… Sheet upon sheet of blazing yellow, half way between sulphur and celandine, with hot golden sunshine pouring down upon them out of a dazzling June sky. It thrilled me like music. ~ Monica Baldwin

Drawing is of the spirit; color is of the senses. ~ Henri Matisse

In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light. ~ Hans Hofmann

One of my favorite colors is no color at all. ~ Billy Baldwin

With God thoughts are colors, with us they are pigments—even the most abstract one may be accompanied by physical pain. ~ Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Never underestimate the ability of color to make a picture pop. Outrageous color combinations are like eye candy, and virtually all people respond in a positive way to images with brilliant color.~ Jim Zukerman, Pro Secrets

Red is one of the strongest colors, it's blood, it has a power with the eye. That's why traffic lights are red I guess, and stop signs as well... In fact I use red in all of my paintings. ~ Keith Haring

I think colors are miraculous. We live in a universe that is extremely creative and magical. We become happier as we appreciate these things in nature. ~ Alice Walker, The World Has Changed

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