A collection of proverbs and quotes on the color red.

Red telephone box


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He had a blue coat and a long brown beard; his eyes were blue and bright, and his face was red as a ripe apple, but creased into a hundred wrinkles of laughter.

The Fellowship of the Ring
J. R. R. Tolkien
Description of Tom Bombadil

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

The Rolling Stones

I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

Louis Armstrong
Lyrics "What a Wonderful World"

My love is like a red, red rose, that's newly sprung in June.

Robert Burns

Quite a merry gathering! I hope there is something left for the late-comers to eat and drink! What's that? Tea! No thank you! A little red wine, I think for me.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

Red in tooth and claw.

Refers to the violent natural world; when predators kill prey their teeth and claws will be covered with their blood.

There are many who throw stones at a red apple.

There is something in the red of a raspberry pie that looks as good to a man as the red in a sheep looks to a wolf.

E. W. Howe

What is good of a red apple if it has a worm?

Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue?

Barnett Newman
(Title of paintings.)

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