Quotes of Dye

“ Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind. ”

- Maxwell Bodenheim

“ For me, poetry is an impish attempt to paint the colour of the wind. ”

- Maxwell Bodenheim

“ When I bring to you coloured toys, my child, I understand why there is such a play of colours on clouds, on water, and why flowers are painted in tints. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Colors speak all languages. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ 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

“ May God gift you all the colors of life, colors of joy, colors of happiness, colors of friendship, colors of love and all other colors you want to paint in your life. Happy Holi. ”

- Unknown

“ Best not to mix the past with the present. The present paints the past with gold. The past paints the present with lead. ”

- Henry Rollins

“ You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint paradise, then in you go. ”

- Nikos Kazantzakis

“ They give me the money, I give them the book. Having input into the adaptation would be kind of like selling a house and coming back three years later and saying, 'Paint it this color!'. ”

- Robert Parker

“ It's as interesting and as difficult to say a thing well as to paint it. There is the art of lines and colours, but the art of words exists too, and will never be less important. ”

- Vincent van Gogh

“ For me, poetry is an evasion of the real job of writing prose. ”

- Sylvia Plath

“ The six colours, including the white background, represent the colours of all the world's flags… this is a true international emblem. ”

- Pierre de Coubertin

“ I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind, but it's very hard to guess at a size or a color and all the colors around it and what it will really look like. ”

- Roy Lichtenstein

“ I paint as if I were Rothschild. ”

- Paul Cezanne

“ One guy on the tape said his favorite sport was basketball and his favorite colors are blue and green. My favorite sport is basketball and my favorite colors are blue and green. ”

- Mark Green

“ But I was thinking of a plan to dye one's whiskers green. ”

- Lewis Carroll

“ Anybody caught selling macrame in public should be dyed a natural color and hung out to dry. ”

- Calvin Trillin

“ Early impressions are hard to eradicate from the mind. When once wool as been dyed purple, who can restore it to its previous whiteness? ”

- St. Jerome

“ Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ She was what we used to call a suicide blond - dyed by her own hand. ”

- Saul Bellow

“ I am of the African race, and in the colour which is natural to them of the deepest dye; and it is under a sense of the most profound gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe. ”

- Benjamin Banneker

“ My husband said he wanted to have a relationship with a redhead, so I dyed my hair. ”

- Jane Fonda

“ For a dyed-in-the-wool author, nothing is as dead as a book once it is written. She is rather like a cat whose kittens have grown up. ”

- Rumer Godden

“ I haven't shaved my private parts, but I dyed them once for a laugh! They looked more ginger, though! ”

- Lee Ryan

“ I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows. ”

- Andy Warhol

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

- Pablo Picasso

“ 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

“ They tend to come out a colour called 'Pants left in wash'. ”

- Eddie Izzard

“ How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper. ”

- Olive Schreiner
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