My father pointed to the moon and asked me what color it was. I couldn’t tell. So he told me to look at the horizon and then glance back quickly at the moon. Then I saw it: it was pale green.
Alden Baker, American painter, b. 1928
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Spanish poet and playwright, 1600-1681
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. - Pedro Calderon de la Barca #color #quotes
He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.
Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright, novelist, poet, short story writer and freemason, 1854-1900
The artist who pictures sounds as colors, who feels the difference in microns between one sea green and another… is not attending to what the world considers important.
Eric Maisel, American psychotherapist, teacher, author, b. 1947
Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.
Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet and playwright, 1898–1936
Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. - Federico García Lorca #color #quotes
Green represents the dead image of life.
Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher, literary scholar, architect, and educator, 1861-1925
Dark green is my favorite color. It's the color of nature and the color of money and the color of moss!
Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor and film producer, b. 1974
Absolute green is the most restful color, lacking any undertone of joy, grief, or passion. On exhausted men this restfulness has a beneficial effect, but after a time it becomes tedious.
Wassily Kandinsky, Russian-born French Expressionist painter, 1866-1944
It's not easy being green.
Kermit the Frog, Muppet character created by Jim Henson, b. 1955
Feature image credit: Edgar Castrejon
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