Quotes About Purple

Quotes tagged as "purple" (showing 1-24 of 24)
Alice Walker
“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.”
Alice Walker, The Color Purple

Mervyn Peake
“This tower, patched unevenly with black ivy, arose like a mutilated finger from among the fists of knuckled masonry and pointed blasphemously at heaven. At night the owls made of it an echoing throat; by day it stood voiceless and cast its long shadow.”
Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan

Alice Hoffman
“The sky is already purple; the first few stars have appeared, suddenly, as if someone had thrown a handful of silver across the edge of the world.”
Alice Hoffman, Here on Earth

V.C. Andrews
“And when I fall in love,” I began, "I will build a mountain to touch the sky. Then, my lover and I will have the best of both worlds, reality firmly under our feet, while we have our heads in the clouds with all our illusions still intact. And the purple grass will grow all around, high enough to reach our eyes.”
V.C. Andrews, Flowers in the Attic

Sanober  Khan
“...and so many colors
I will have seen...
the menacing greys
and pine greens
the soft pink and purples
of spring
and summer blue
and so many others
without you.”
Sanober Khan, A touch, a tear, a tempest

Victoria Finlay
“If Bacchus ever had a color he could claim for his own, it should surely be the shade of tannin on drunken lips, of John Keat's 'purple-stained mouth', or perhaps even of Homer's dangerously wine-dark sea.”
Victoria Finlay

Jim Benton
“I had the great idea of using markers to gently color the ants so I could tell them apart, but I learned that this is exactly like somebody trying to gently color on you with a thirty-story building.
Without dwelling on the tragedy, I'd just like to say that I'm deeply sorry to Mr. Purple and the surviving Purple family.”
Jim Benton, Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers

Charlie McDonnell
“Everything changes when a man becomes purple”
Charlie McDonnell

“Indigo has a purifying, stabilizing, cleansing effect when fear, repression, and obsessions have disturbed your mental body. Indigo food vibrations are: blackberries, blue plums, blueberries, purple brocoli, beetroot, and purple grapes.”
Tae Yun Kim, The First Element: Secrets to Maximizing Your Energy

Amanda Hocking
“Yeah, but they're PURPLE pants," Bobby said as if that made some kind of distinction. "Hence, I'm awesome.”
Amanda Hocking, Wisdom

Kimberly Novosel
“It was strange walking through the empty apartment. My battered purple room was gone, Brittany’s bruised blue was gone. Two coats covered everything. It was like none of it had ever happened.”
Kimberly Novosel, Loved

Sarah Hall
“He told her the flowers in her painting contained exactly the purple substance of the flowers on the desk in front of her [...] Let us open the window and see if your painting can entice the butterflies.”
Sarah Hall, How to Paint a Dead Man

“God sits on a blue throne called the vena cava. There is no need for a temple to communicate or pray to him. His truths travel from his seat over a purple bridge in your heart, also known as your conscience. Your conscience is where his wisdom shines. A crystal embedded within a fold of your pulmonary trunk acts as a transmitter and receiver. God is closer than you think. In your heart, is his truth and light.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Ottilie Weber
“Purple,
Wonder, majesty, and enchantment doesn't
even begin to cover the feelings that I had the first time that I met you that only grew. The feeling was nameless, but as time went on it developed a name. Eponine, I adore
you…
~Riley”
Ottilie Weber, Beneath the Scars

Anita Desai
“The bougainvillea hung about it, purple and magenta, in livid balloons.”
Anita Desai, Games at Twilight

Will Advise
“Quinns always come at half price, about half the time, and half-naked, even during the colder half of winter. A Quinn is like a queen, but draggier, and cheaper to buy and use for personal gain, unless you’re suspicious that you’re poor and illiterate like Jarod Kintz, in which case Quinns could be the spirits of your dead relatives, come to haunt you until you gather a massive fortune through selling books on the internet, to send some back in time through a portal you bought from the NSA, so they would have lived better lives without having to move a finger for their fortune. Oh, yah, and since they aren’t - they’re blue, like smurfs, yet they turn purple whenever tickled on the belly, which is something they seem to rather dislike, since they start biting and scratching when it happens, for no good reason, I might add.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

Ernesto Sabato
“(كان مرتدیا القمیص وحده، ویحمل شیّالات بلون بنفسجي شاحب، ثنى القمیص الى ما فوق الكوع. وكانت الشیّالات تُرى بالكاد على القمیص الأزرق، كانت ممسوحة وضائعة في الزرقة، لكنھ تواضع زائف: إنھا لا تسمح، حقا، بنسیانھا وتثیرني بعنادھا الخروفي كما لو أنھا حین أرادت أن تصیر بنفسجیة اللون توقفت في الطریق، لكنھا لم تتخل عن رغباتھا. المرء تعتریھ رغبة في مخاطبتھا: ھیّا كوني بنفسجیة ولننھِ المسألة. لكن الأمر یبقى كما كان. فھي تستمر في حالة التعلیق، عنودة في جھدھا الذي لم ینتھ، وفي بعض الأحیان تتحرك الزرقة المحیطة بھا وتغطیھا تماما. لا أراھا للحظات. إلا أنھا مجرد موجة واحدة لا غیر، فعن قریب تشحب الزرقة ھنا وھناك وأرى جزر البنفسجي الفاقع المتردد التي تأخذ في الاتساع والاتصال فیما بینھا خالقة الشیّالات من جدید. إبن العم أدولف بدون عینین، فأجفانھ المتورمة المحنیة لا تكشف إلا عن القلیل من البیاض)
- ساباتو يقتبس عن سارتر”
Ernesto Sabato

George Orwell
“his various chins turned purple”
George Orwell, Animal Farm

Shannon Hale
“What a noise we'll make among the drab and dull, how we'll...wait, I want more green. I hope I did not imply I only wanted your colors. We can't turn a cold shoulder to green, and blue, and purple, for the sake of all ordered things, hour can you dismiss purple? Call [him] back and tell him off my need of purple!”
Shannon Hale, River Secrets

“Tastes like Liquorice - but purple”
Cass van Krah

“The chickens bounced onto the pink and purple bush and landed on Annika's head." It's funny because nobody has ever said that before. I should get an award or something because I just made history!”
Annika

Mike Bond
“The eastern savanna shifted from charcoal to deep purple; to the west a feverish orange moon sank into the Kiambu Hills.”
Mike Bond, The Last Savanna

Aimee Bender
“I loved my dish towel. This one was two-toned, and had, on one side, stitchings of fat purple roses on a lavender background, and on the other side, fat lavender roses on a purple background. Which side to use? An optical-illusion namesake with which I could dry our dishes. It was soft and worn and smelled like no-nonsense laundry detergent.”
Aimee Bender, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Shannon Hale
“What a noise we'll make among the drab and dull, how we'll...wait, I want more green. I hope I did not imply I only wanted your colors. We can't turn a cold shoulder to green, and blue, and purple, for the sake of all ordered things, how can you dismiss purple? Call [him] back and tell him of my need of purple!”
Shannon Hale, River Secrets

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