Crayons Quotes

Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No.

[V]iolet… inclines to purple, and so seems to conceal under an ashy blue the pride and passion of red.

Yellow is the eldest daughter of light…

Among these kinds of beauty the eye takes most delight in colours.

If people want to make war they should make a color war, and paint each others’ cities up in the night in pinks and greens.

Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air — explode softly — and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air. Floating down to earth — boxes of Crayolas. And we wouldn’t go cheap, either — not little boxes of eight. Boxes of sixty-four, with the sharpener built right in. With silver and gold and copper, magenta and peach and lime, amber and umber and all the rest. And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination.

If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone.

We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.