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Sam Francis Quotes and Sayings

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Color is born of the interpenetration of light and dark.
- Sam Francis

An increase in light gives an increase in darkness.
- Sam Francis

What we want is to make something that fills utterly
the sight and can't be used to make life only bearable.
- Sam Francis

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

 

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

Color in certain places has the great value of making
the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
- Antonio Gaudi

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and
unchangeable color to every object;
beware of this stumbling block.
- Paul Gauguin

Color is an intense experience on its own.
- Jim Hodges

The only faith that wears well and holds its color
in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction
and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
- James Russell Lowell

I found I could say things with color and shapes that
I couldn't say any other way -
things I had no words for.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

Green is the prime color of the world,
and that from which its loveliness arises.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design -
it reinforces it.
- Pierre Bonnard

To live anywhere in the world today and be against
equality because of race or color is like living in
Alaska and being against snow.
- William Faulkner

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles,
watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
- David Letterman

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

Every color I can think of and nationality,
we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us
like each other and respect each other.
- Lena Horne

All action is for the sake of some end;
and rules of action,
it seems natural to suppose, must take their whole
character and color from the end to which they are subservient.
- John Stuart Mill

Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic
to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than
in the average downtown bar at happy hour.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

There is not one blade of grass, there is no color
in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.
- John Calvin

I think we should all come together,
and that race and color or social demographics really don't matter.
- Joanna Noelle Levesque

Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on.
They have no shame.
They're like bull elks in a field.
- Tori Amos

The revolution has been dubbed The Orange Revolution,
orange being the campaign color of Viktor Yushchenko.
The demonstrators say they are tired of living under a corrupt government.
- Bob Schaffer

I'm gonna do the whole bedroom in camel color -
it's an old lady color.
- Amy Sedaris

Concrete is, essentially, the color of bad weather.
- William Hamilton

It was tremendously satisfying to watch this color parade.
- Erno Rubik

I have a lot of fans who are people of color.
I think, if nothing else, I kind of understand that
sense of being on the outside looking in,
culturally.
- Wes Craven

I used to hate doing color.
I hated transparency film.
The way I did color was by not wanting to know what
kind of film was in my camera.
- Helmut Newton

Longhorns are unique - each and every one of them is
a different color with a different design.
- Janine Turner

My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
- Lasse Hallstrom

You've got to realize.
In the western world, regardless of what color you are,
what title the music is, it's all played by the same notes.
- Ornette Coleman

Bogart could have been color blind.
He got to know a man before he decided if he liked him or not.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

And then, of course, most potters, they go in for earth
tones and subdued things,
and I like color.
- Beatrice Wood

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy

A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people,
no matter of race, creed or color, because they were
a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
- Sally Kirkland

I love color and I love to dress like a woman.
- Lisa Guerrero

Technology is making design more exciting,
with color, wallpaper, textures, fabrics that could
never have been created without the technology.
- David Bromstad

With short hair you have to get a haircut every two or three weeks.
And if you're coloring your hair, you have to color it that often.
Every time I did it, I felt fraudulent.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls,
and it is impossible to say that in some among them,
drawing and color are better or worse than in others.
- Auguste Rodin

First of all, I always see the sun!
The way I want to identify myself and others is with
halos here and there halos,
movements of color.
And that, I believe, is rhythm.
- Robert Delaunay

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

Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
- Learned Hand

I know little stories that happen to people around me,
and I can repeat that in a way that has some color.
- Harry Dean Stanton

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We Negro writers, just by being black,
have been on the blacklist all our lives.
Censorship for us begins at the color line.
- Langston Hughes

Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green;
all else is necessarily subservient to it,
hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it.
- Thomas Sowell

How beautiful the leaves grow old.
How full of light and color are their last days.
- John Burroughs

I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves,
whether that involves color, black and white,
platinum, palladium and digital technology.
- John Sexton

Black is not a color.
- Edouard Manet

The law regards man as man, and takes no account of
his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights
as guaranteed by the supreme law of the land are involved.
- John Marshall Harlan

Blushing is the color of virtue.
- Diogenes

The color of truth is gray.
- Andre Gide

They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West.
One thing we all got in common is your color,
which is Black and Latino, which is our family.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Color is a matter of taste and of sensitivity.
- Edouard Manet

'Design Star' was incredible, and I didn't think it could get any better,
and then 'Color Splash' happened.
- David Bromstad

Unless it's done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell,
color can be a very distracting element.
- Norman McLaren

The color of the mountains is Buddha's body;
the sound of running water is his great speech.
- Dogen

They say Elvis is dead.
I say, no, you're looking at him.
Elvis isn't dead; he just changed color.
- Dennis Rodman

When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes
to believe that killing those you know or do not know
is a reasonable solution to problems,
we are in need of another vision.
- Stanley Crouch

With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
- Henri Matisse

Color harmony was thrown out years ago,
as restrictive chains were broken forming my free style.
- Frank Bruno

People are realizing that color has no bearing on what's known as brotherhood.
- Omar Epps


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