Proverbs and quotes about colors.

Rainbow umbrella – Photo by Ben Ostrowsky

All colors will agree in the dark.

Francis Bacon

All the other colors are just colors, but purple seems to have a soul — when you look at it, it’s looking back at you.

Uniek Swain

As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.

John Lubbock

Ask me what are my virtues, not about the color of my skin.

Arabian proverb

Birds of a color fly to the same place.

Welsh proverbs

Both noble and common blood are the same color.

German proverb

Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

Claude Monet

Color is only beautiful when it means something.

Robert Henri

Color is the fruit of life.

Guillaume Apollinaire

Coloring outside the lines is a fine art.

Kim Nance

Colors are the smiles of nature.

Leigh Hunt

Colors speak all languages.

Joseph Addison

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.

Pablo Picasso

Every man assumes the colors of his surroundings.

Chinese proverb

Everything was curved to fit the walls: the stove, the sink and the cupboards, and all of it had been painted with flowers, insects and birds in bright primary colours.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K. Rowling

It is not for the blind to give an opinion on colors.

Italian proverb

Listen to the color of your dreams.

The Beatles

Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.

Fawn Weaver

Music is the color of sound.

Orange is the happiest color.

Frank Sinatra

Our highest assurance of the goodness of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

She comes in colors everywhere
She combs her hair
She's like a rainbow
Coming, colors in the air
Oh, everywhere
She comes in colors

The Rolling Stones
Lyrics “She's a Rainbow”

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn't change color to match the chameleon.

Senegalese proverb

The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky
Also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shaking hands, saying how do you do
They're only saying I love you

Louis Armstrong
Lyrics “What a Wonderful World”

The sky is the same color wherever you go.

Iranian proverb

The viper assumes the colors of his surroundings.

African proverb

Truth has but one color, a lie has many.

Sanskrit proverb