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  • not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black...God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
    * G. K. Chesterton

  • Blueness doth express trueness.
    * Ben Jonson

  • Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter.
    * Paul Klee

  • Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
    * Pablo Picasso

  • The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
    * John Ruskin

  • The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray.
    * Vincent Van Gogh

  • I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
    * Alice Walker

  • Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.
    * Oscar Wilde