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30+ Purple Quotes

Purple is a very beautiful and vibrant color. Purple is a color intermediate between blue and red. Purple is the color most often associated with rarity, royalty, magic, mystery, and piety. Purple was the color worn by Roman magistrates. Purple first appeared in prehistoric art during the Neolithic era. This is a collection of 32 quotes on purple and purple sayings.


Seek to be the purple thread in the long white gown. - Epictetus
Poetry is a mystic, sensuous mathematics of fire, smoke-stacks, waffles, pansies, people, and purple sunsets. - Carl Sandburg
Flower of this purple dye, Hit with Cupid's archery, Sink in apple of his eye. - William Shakespeare
Each day the storm clouds were opening like great purple flowers and pouring out their dark thunder. - Eudora Welty
Purple does something strange to me. - Charles Bukowski
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
Dreams are the subtle Dower
That make us rich an Hour
Then fling us poor
Out of the purple door. - Emily Dickinson
O, beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties, Above the fruited plain. - Katharine Lee Bates
Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgundy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.  - Jack Kerouac
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
Men with purple hearts carry silver guns and they will kill a man for what his father has done. - Conor Oberst
The lands are lit with all the autumn blaze of golden-rod, and everywhere the purple asters nod and bend and wave and flit. - Helen Hunt
Virtue shows quite as well in rags and patches as she does in purple and fine linen. - Charles Dickens
Black is not as good as Purple. - Ralph Lauren
And my heart is like a rhyme, With the yellow and the purple and the crimson keeping time. - Bliss Carman
Time is purple / Just before night. - Mary O'Neill
Purple as tulips in May, mauve into lush velvet, purple as the stain blackberries leave on the lips, on the hands, the purple of ripe grapes sunlit and warm as flesh. - Marge Piercy
There are purple grapes in the Land of Git-Thare. - Sam Walter Foss
There midnight's all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow, And evening full of the linnet's wings. - William Butler Yeats
The purple light or glow, which appears roughly fifteen or twenty minutes after sunset... looks like an isolated bright spot fairly high in the sky over the place the sun has set, and then it quickly expands and sinks until it blends with the colors underneath. - James Elkins
Punch a black belt in the face, he becomes a brown belt. Punch him again, purple. - Carlson Gracie
Green clovers. Blue diamonds. Orange Stars. Pink hearts. Purple horseshoes. - David Henry
Soon the purple dark must bruise
Lily and bleeding-heart and rose,
And the little Cupid lose
Eyes and ears and chin and nose. - Donald Justice
It wasn’t easy looking dignified wearing a bed sheet and a purple cape. It wasn’t easy looking dignified wearing a bed sheet and a purple cape. - Roger Zelazny
When a soldier is hit by a cannonball, rags are as becoming as purple. - Henry David Thoreau
The key to success is to find a way to stand out--to be the purple cow in a field of monochrome Holsteins. - Seth Godin
White pill, blue pill, yellow pill, purple pill; its like swallowing a rainbow every bedtime. - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
O'er her warm cheek, and rising bosom, move
The bloom of young Desire and purple light of love. - Thomas Gray
Go and copulate with yon purple lizard. - Roger Zelazny
Those old ages are like the landscape that shows best in purple distance, all verdant and smooth, and bathed in mellow light. - Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Philosophy: a purple bullfinch in a lilac tree. - T. S. Eliot
The real truth is, there's no such thing as a red state or a blue state, they're all purple. - Howard Dean
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