Colors

Famous quotes containing the word colors:

    Language as a real thing is not imitation either of sounds or colors or emotions it is an intellectual recreation and there is no possible doubt about it and it is going to go on being that as long as humanity is anything.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    In Haydn’s oratorios, the notes present to the imagination not only motions, as, of the snake, the stag, and the elephant, but colors also; as the green grass.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I can add colors to the chameleon,
    Change shapes with Proteus for advantages,
    And set the murderous Machiavel to school.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)