Green is the color of emeralds, jade, and growing grass. In the continuum of colors of visible light it is located between yellow and blue. Green is the color most commonly associated with nature and the environmental movement, Islam, spring, hope and envy.
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Famous quotes containing the word green:
“There is something I have forgotten, some precious thing.
I shall be seeking ornaments of ivory,
I shall be dying for a jungle fruit.
You do not hear, Bethesda.
O still green water in a stagnant pool!”
—Arna Bontemps (19021973)
“Still green with bays each ancient altar stands
Above the reach of sacrilegious hands,”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)
“With sudden roar and aged pine-tree falls,
One crash, the death-hymn of the perfect tree,
Declares the close of its green century.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)