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Colours Quotes

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Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse,
a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat
surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order.
- Maurice Denis

There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history,
there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage.
Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
- Silvia Cartwright

The bass player's function, along with the drums,
is to be the engine that drives the car...
everything else is merely colours.
- Suzi Quatro

Colour does not make so much difference.
Look at the Bach Chaconne: There is not one dynamic
mark in the whole Bach Chaconne.
Colours do not make so much difference.
- Ruggiero Ricci

 

A colour is a physical object as soon as we consider its dependence,
for instance, upon its luminous source,
upon other colours, upon temperatures,
upon spaces, and so forth.
- Ernst Mach

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay,
fine colours, that are but skin-deep.
- Matthew Henry

I have improved the way in which I paint.
The colours are cleaner and there is more energy in the brush work.
- John Dyer

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The true worth of a man is not to be found in man himself,
but in the colours and textures that come alive in others.
- Albert Schweitzer

I have always wanted my colours to sing.
- Paul Delvaux

I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours.
Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear;
this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
- Arvo Part

While I was at college studying design I decided to paint.
I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had
seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest.
- John Dyer

I use a wide selection of colours.
It is impossible to produce work like mine using only
the primary colours as they only mix a certain range of colour.
- John Dyer

I wanted to portray very, very dark subject matter
and a deceptively complex story in the brightest colours
and simplest lines possible to leave the readers reeling.
- Mark Millar

Nothing can happen nowhere.
The locale of the happening always colours the happening,
and often, to a degree, shapes it.
- Elizabeth Bowen

I became intrigued with colour theory.
The absurd pronouncements of the Colour Institute,
a group that decides what colours are hot each year or season,
amused me.
- John Barton

I use about 20 different colours to retain the luminance in my work.
- John Dyer

Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.
- Lucian Freud

You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and
you have a chromatic scale;
you can match the colours all the way up,
till you get to the top of the trumpet.
- Gerry Mulligan

As a result, I had to get my own playground which was my band Colours.
This band lasted for about eight years and then the
air was out of it and it was time to finish.
- Eberhard Weber

They said they wanted a lot of feathers,
glitter, colourful colours.
A costume.
So I had a lady here in Calgary make it.
She just kind of put together what I had in mind.
- Owen Hart

U2 is an original species...
there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain
that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
- Bono

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours.
I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely
sorry for the poor browns.
- Winston Churchill

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint,
but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic
colours breaking through.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Have you seen the roses? There's a whole lot of colours.
- Syd Barrett

Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow,
sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects,
and their numbers are so great that they form quite
a feature in the physiognomy of the forest,
compensating for the scarcity of flowers.
- Henry Walter Bates

You go through at least the first two years of Star
Trek and you find some amazing stuff.
Everything that was going on Gene put into the series.
He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted
them funny colours and left the same situation in.
- Majel Barrett

White...
is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing,
as fierce as red, as definite as black...
God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously,
I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The plate at each point only sends back to the eye
the simple colour imprinted.
The other colours are destroyed by interference.
The eye thus perceives at each point the constituent colour of the image.
- Gabriel Lippmann

When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge,
I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the
production designer about colours and this and that,
and feeling like I was losing control.
- Steve Buscemi

I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky.
The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable.
This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand,
surprises me every time.
- John Dyer

The idea is if you use those two shapes and try to
colour the plane with them so the colours match,
then the only way that you can do this is to produce
a pattern which never repeats itself.
- Roger Penrose

On the speech day, the production designer,
who has a lot of say in things, and sometimes I didn't
agree with him but I had to do what I was told,
wanted the speech day to be all in neutral colours for the women,
which was a good thing.
- Julie Harris

I don't like James Bond.
They made him a super hero, but he is just an agent,
a human being.
In my movies, secret agents are more realistic,
I didn't want to portray them in the most glowing colours.
- King Hu

Thing, body, matter, are nothing apart from the combinations of the elements,
- the colours, sounds, and so forth -
nothing apart from their so-called attributes.
- Ernst Mach

These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed
of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red)
and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar,
which are the only species of timber to be seen.
- William Henry Ashley

It is claimed, but with what truth we cannot say,
that there is a well-defined propaganda among the aliens
of colour to bring about the degeneration of the white race.
- Emily Murphy

I think the bottom of the totem pole is African-American women,
or women of colour.
I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood.
- Denzel Washington

It's a dumb question, because I don't look at things as a black director,
just as a director, so ask me as a director first and
we can segue into the colour thing later.
- Antoine Fuqua

It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with
such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin,
I am that pale!
- Kelly Osbourne

The problem of direct colour photography has been facing
us since the turn of the last century.
- Gabriel Lippmann

Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race
or colour will determine who received of his generosity.
- Abdus Salam

Who says soul has only one colour?
- Joss Stone

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

Red is a colour I've felt very strongly about.
Maybe red is a very Indian colour, maybe it's one of
those things that I grew up with and recognise at some other level.
- Anish Kapoor

But, I would always be thinking of how pictures are constructed and colour,
how to use it, I mean you're using it for constructing,
makes you think about it, the place did as well.
- David Hockney

The pigeon here is a beautiful bird,
of a delicate bronze colour,
tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.
- William John Wills

The stadium here in Munich is the best of the lot for me.
It is absolutely fantastic, especially the way it lights
up a different colour according to who is playing.
It's superb.
- Claudia Schiffer

The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power,
whose lamps make every face the same colour.
- Walter Savage Landor

With the brush we merely tint, while the imagination alone produces colour.
- Theodore Gericault

Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache,
and clad in black from head to foot,
without a single speck of colour about him anywhere.
- Bram Stoker

Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an
element as fire and water.
- Fernand Leger

The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
- John Ruskin

Any colour - so long as it's black.
- Henry Ford

Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts -
it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour.
- John Motson

And Life is Colour and Warmth and Light and a striving evermore for these;
and he is dead,
who will not fight; and who dies fighting has increase.
- Julian Grenfell

There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour,
one against another.
- Edouard Manet

My training was that you fill in the canvas where it
needs colour and polishing.
You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business.
- Ron Moody

Every form is a base for colour, every colour is the attribute of a form.
- Victor Vasarely

Although I am basically self taught,
I consider Debussy my teacher -
the most important elements are colour,
light and shadow.
- Toru Takemitsu

When the shot is afterwards subjected to white light,
colour appears because of selective reflection.
- Gabriel Lippmann

Speed kills colour...
the gyroscope, when turning at full speed,
shows up gray.
- Paul Morand

Red, of course, is the colour of the interior of our bodies.
In a way it's inside out, red.
- Anish Kapoor

I am a great lover of art, in many forms:
paintings,
objets, textiles.
I don't have the talent for painting,
but I have a very good sense of colour,
a love of visual beauty.
- Jacqueline Bisset

Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant;
light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.
- Paul Cezanne

There is something magical in seeing what you can do,
what texture and tone and colour you can produce merely
with a pen point and a bottle of ink.
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

I've handled colour as a man should behave.
You may conclude that I consider ethics and aesthetics as one.
- Josef Albers

I had been working in colour for ten years or so and
looked at digital and liked the possibilities it gave me.
- Fay Godwin

Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise,
and equally beyond all thanks!
- Marie Corelli

The colour of the skin is in no way connected with
strength of the mind or intellectual powers.
- Benjamin Banneker

When I see a colour or hear a sound,
I am aware of something,
and not of nothing.
- Charles D. Broad

I know that if odour were visible, as colour is,
I'd see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.
- Robert Bridges


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