Colour

Famous quotes containing the word colour:

    The tears I shed
    weren’t bitter things,
    so ice-floes in spring
    touched by the sun,
    show colour of flowers.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    Circumstances ... give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing colour and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    What a lovely thing a rose is!... Our highest assurance of the goodness of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers, our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But the rose is an extra. Its smell and its colour are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it. It is only goodness which gives extras.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)