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Quotations about the Color Pink

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Welcome to my page of quotations about pink — the color of cherry blossoms, carnations, cotton candy, strawberry ice cream, nail polish, blushing cheeks!  —ღ Terri

Pink is a magical color. ~Constance Fuller McIntyre, "The Philosophy of Dress," 1905

And then, I am the color pink. If hot red is for anger and rage, then pink is the color of a soft burning — hot enough to light up the dark corners of sadness and grief, but cool enough to be tender, innocent, open. ~Ibi Zoboi, American Street, 2017

Pink is a powerful color. ~William Ralston Balch, 1883

Everything should be available in the color pink, including monster trucks. ~Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year, 2015

Pink says it with a passion. ~Anthony T. Hincks, An Author of Life, 2018

Pink activates endorphins and energizes my creativity. It is a colour of femininity and fierceness. ~Janna Cachola, 2013

Happiness doesn't always come in pink. Learn to appreciate the rainbow. ~Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year, 2015

Pink — it was love at first sight...
Pink — it's like red but not quite...
~Richie Supa, Glen Ballard, & Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), "Pink," 1996  ♫

Pink, a whisper of beauty... ~Terri Guillemets, "Listen to the colors," 2007

Pink is not just a color. It's an attitude. ~Miley Cyrus, 2009

Pink is a seashell,
Pink is a rose,
Pink is a puppy’s
Tongue and nose.
Pink are my cheeks
And my bunny’s ears;
Pink is the sky
When sunrise nears...
~Jean B. McKinney, 1968

Suddenly the ballerina appears. She is all allurement, rose glow, cream and pink. ~Louis Weinberg, "Color in the Theatre," 1918

Magenta is the contralto and baritone scale of the music of color... ~F. Schuyler Mathews, "Comparative Colors and their Relation to Flowers," 1894

Spring is so damn pink!
O yes, it's vibrantly green
and greenly vibrant too,
reds burst, oranges blaze,
yellows beam like the sun,
violet dazzles vivid delight,
blue paints the entire sky,
but the thing that thrills
my soul the most is that
Spring is so damn pink!
~Terri Guillemets, "Spring is so —," 2008

blush, medium rose, rosy red
deep pink, maroon pink, crimson pink
wild pink, blooming pink, silvery pink
salmon pink, pearl pink, purplish pink
white and pink blotched, swirled pink
bright glowing pink with a shade of coppery yellow
red pink with a suspicious yellow inclination
pink bizarre, pink enchantress, psyche
afterglow, harmony, grace, pandora
~T.H. Cook, James Douglas, & J.F. McLeod, Carnations & Pinks, 1911, and F. Schuyler Mathews, et al., speakers at the Society of American Florists conventions, 1891–1894  [pink flower color names and types of flowers; a poetic mash-up compiled and delicately tweaked by yours truly —tg]

Pink is the name often given to the colour rose-pink, a light, gentle, slightly bluish variety of the reds, because of its being the usual colour of the flower of the same name. ~The National Encyclopædia, 1884  [Pinks are Dianthus — carnations, sweet william, etc. –tg]

The rose colours of madder have justly been considered as supplying a desideratum, and as the most valuable acquisition of the palette in modern times, since perfectly permanent transparent reds and rose colours were previously unknown to the art of painting. These pigments are of hues from warm or cool, from pure pink to the deepest rose colour. ~George Field, Chromatography, 1835

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