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67 Quotes About Gray to Give You Wisdom

Looking for inspiring quotes about gray? Look no further! These inspiring gray quotes will make you feel the glamour of this unappreciated color.

Modern and neutral, gray, the color of cutting-edge technology, is not seen as a dynamic color. Many people see gray as functional at best and unemotional at worst. (Cloudy day, anyone?)

Either way, in today’s article, we want to share our favorite quotes about gray and its beauty. Let’s get to them!

Quotes About Gray Color

“Gray is the queen of colors because she makes everyone else look good.” Helen Van Wyk

Gray quotes

“You are the rainbow that adds color to my gray skies.” Avijeet Das

“Remember the enemy of all painting is gray: a painting will almost always appear grayer than it is, on account of its oblique position under the light.” Eugene Delacroix

“Even if it turns gray, this paper mâché world still needs our splash of colors.” Reena Doss

“This jail’s so neat; all the colors match! Gray, gray, and gray!” Jamie Greenberg

Gray quotes

“The fundamental gray, which differentiates the masters, expresses them and is the soul of all color.” Odilon Redon

“Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find?” Ridley Scott

“This is where our usual comfort level of black and white is now in a crappy little gray area.” Christian Sesma

“Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.” Jean-Paul

Gray quotes

“The moon is bland in color. I call it shades of gray. You know, the only color we see is what we bring or the Earth, which is looking down upon us all the time. And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise.” Eugene Cernan

“There’s so much gray to every story – nothing is so black and white.” Lisa Ling

“Time is what gives a man gray hair.” Luke Short

“My God, look at this place! It’s like a coloring book if the only crayon available was gray.” Doug Walker

Gray color quotes

“I am black or white; I’ll never be gray in my life.” Diego Maradona

“There are people who can achieve huge success in life while adding a bit of fun and a splash of color to this increasingly gray world.” Peter James

“If you take an intense color and put an intense complement next to it without graying it, it’s very hot. The gray allows the eye to do the visual mixing.” Simmie Knox

“One day, I saw you smile, and it really knocked me out. You smiled. It was like the sun breaking out on a gray day.” Jane Bernstein

Gray color quotes

“Better gray than garishness.” Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

“Color is the language of the poets. It is astonishingly lovely. To speak it is a privilege.” Keith Crown

“I would wear pink because I hated gray, I didn’t deserve white, and I was sick of black.” Karen Marie Moning

“Color is the essence of painting, which the subject always killed.” Kasimir Malevich

Gray Quotes

“Concrete is, essentially, the color of bad weather.” William Dean Hamilton

Gray color quotes

“Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.” Allen Klein

“Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.” Kobe Bryant

“Gray is the knowledge that nothing in this world exists in solid colors.” Reena Doss

“A gray day provides the best light.” Leonardo da Vinci

Gray color quotes

“Gray is the devil’s favorite color.” Peter Kreeft

“All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs evergreen.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Just as black and white, when mixed, make gray, in many ways that’s what it did to my self-identity: it created a murky area of who I was, a haze around how people connected with me. I was gray. And who wants to be this indifferent color, devoid of depth and stuck in the middle? I certainly didn’t.” Meghan Markle

“The gray has no chance against that smile. It vanishes in a wonderful haze of bright color.” Harlan Coben

Quotes about gray

“I don’t find anything black and white; I find gray in every person, and that is what excites me.” Vetrimaaran

“You worry too much, Harry. It’s turning you gray.” Gene Roddenberry

“The gray silence, the gray waves, the gray wastes of the sea.” William Sharp

“The color gray is a reference to ambiguity, speculation, and nebulous deconstruction without a solution.” Philip Bachman

Quotes about gray

“Compromise in colors is gray.” Edi Rama

“If I see everything in gray, and in gray, all the colors which I experience and which I would like to reproduce, then why should I use any other color? I’ve tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work, I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!” Alberto Giacometti

“Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.” Van Wyck Brooks

“I like the muted sounds, the shroud of gray, and the silence that comes with fog.” Om Malik

Quotes about gray

“A billion colors yet still we lie knotted up in tones of gray.” Reena Doss

“To me, most of life kind of lives in the gray and I don’t just mean morally. I just mean kind of everything. If things were black and white, it would be a lot clearer as to what to do all the time.” Sarah Paulson

“Most consequential choices involve shades of gray, and some fog is often useful in getting things done.” Timothy Geithner

“The color of truth is gray.” Andre Gide

Quotes about gray

“Black is the hardest color in the world to get right—except for gray…” Diana Vreeland

“Gray is the color… the most important of all… absent of opinion, nothing, neither/nor.” Gerhard Richter

Color Gray Quotes

“If months were marked by colors, November in New England would be colored gray.” Madeleine Kunin

“I can’t stand Marge’s gray hair. It’s like I’m married to Richard Gere.” Matt Groening

“Oh, Marge. Don’t worry. Lots of movie stars have gray hair, like all those women we loved in the eighties.” Matt Groening

“Human nature is not black and white but black and gray.” Graham Greene

Quotes about gray color

“Gray is great. People think gray is neutral, but I think it’s such a moody, intense, dramatic and sexy color. It’s very sleek.” Bryan Batt

“I have very little fashion sense, and to tell you the truth, I give it very little thought. I dress to be as comfortable as I possibly can. Most of my clothing is either black, gray, or dark blue, and I don’t really wear a lot of colors. But I do like jackets. I have a little bit of an obsession with them.” Leonardo DiCaprio

“Gray skies are just clouds passing over.” Duke Ellington

“Money has no gray areas. You either make it, or you lose it.” Kevin O’Leary

Quotes about gray color

“A good cup of Earl gray tea – you can’t beat it.” Antonia Thomas

“It’s very human to try to put things into boxes, and it’s hard for us to reconcile with gray areas, and yet somehow, that’s the area I find the most poetic, the juiciest.” Arca

“We are all somewhere or the other a little gray, not black and white. We have our imperfections.” Kriti Sanon

“I’m not worried about wrinkles on my cheeks or going gray. I’m not trying to be 20.” Keren Woodward

Quotes about gray color

“I’m a real Londoner. We have very gray weather in London, and I think it encourages a very eclectic and crazy fashion sense. I mix high-street stuff with more high-end fashion, and I love vintage.” Emma Watson

“I prefer to work with gray characters rather than black and white.” George R. R. Martin

“When men get gray hair, they look distinguished. When women get gray hair, they look old.” John Lithgow

“There are infinite shades of gray. Writing often appears so black and white.” Rebecca Solnit

Quotes about gray color

“Life is not black and white; there is some gray nuance to it.” Pilou Asbaek

“Gandalf the gray was always the guy I prefer. Gandalf the White was driven to do a particular job, whereas Gandalf the gray is a bit more humane.” Ian McKellen

“I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.” Bill Watterson

“The tones of gray, pale turquoise, and pink will prevail.” Christian Dior

“I love the gray area between right and wrong.” Dan Brown

Gray quotes

“It’s an art to live with pain… mix the light into gray.” Eddie Vedder

“Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.” Rabindranath Tagore

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