Blue is the colour of the clear sky and the deep sea. On the optical spectrum, blue is located between violet and green.
Famous quotes containing the word blue:
“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.”
—Vincent Van Gogh (18531890)
“Rather than have it the principal thing in my sons mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.”
—Thomas Arnold (17951842)
“Two wooden tubs of blue hydrangeas stand at the foot of the stone steps.
The sky is a blue gum streaked with rose. The trees are black.
The grackles crack their throats of bone in the smooth air.
Moisture and heat have swollen the garden into a slum of bloom.
Pardie! Summer is like a fat beast, sleepy in mildew....”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)