A collection of proverbs and quotes about the color Black.

Black swan


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A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

Groucho Marx

A black hen lays a white egg.

English proverb

A black plum is as sweet as a white.

All I want is blackness. Blackness and silence.

Sylvia Plath

Big black bugs bleed blue black blood but baby black bugs bleed blue blood.

Tongue twister.

Black as the devil, Hot as hell, Pure as an angel, Sweet as love.

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand

Black cows give white milk.

Black holes aren't as black as they are painted.

Illustrated Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
Stephen Hawking

Black soil produces white bread.

Norwegian proverb

Coffee leads men to trifle away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a little base, black, thick, nasty, bitter, stinking nauseous puddle water.

Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.

Death is the black camel that kneels before every door.

Turkish proverb

Ebony and Ivory live together in perfect harmony
Side by side on my piano keyboard, Oh Lord why don't we?

Ebony and Ivory lyrics
Paul McCartney

February is the uncertain month, neither black nor white but all shades between by turns. Nothing is sure.

Gladys Hasty Carroll

Golden dishes will never turn black.

Hagrid's beetle-black eyes looked very anxious under his wild eyebrows.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
J.K. Rowling

He is the black sheep of the family.

(He is a disreputable member of the family.)

I look inside myself and see my heart is black.

The Rolling Stones
Paint it Black Lyrics

I see a line of cars and they're all painted black
With flowers and my love, both never to come back
I see people turn their heads and quickly look away
Like a new born baby, it just happens every day.

The Rolling Stones
Paint it Black Lyrics

I see a red door and I want it painted black.

The Rolling Stones

It always looks darkest just before it gets totally black.

Charlie Brown

Men make the earth black from green leaves.

Turkish proverb

Out of a white egg often comes a black chick.

Italian proverb

Paint it black.

The Rolling Stones

The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.

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