Quotation Explorer - 'Green'

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. . . The truly wise person is colorblind. - Albert Schweitzer
Sometimes people who look different from you are scary. Maybe they are ugly. Maybe they are loud. Maybe theyare big. Maybe they are green. Maybe they are all those things. But you should not be afraid of them just because of how they look. You may find they are nice to you if you arenice to them. - Jeff Hutchins
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet. - Thomas Merton
Let all the green leaves be mineas long as the trees define shades created by their limbsfor the soil made with victimsof atrocity's vileness to redeem the fragileness - Munia Khan
If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry. - African Proverb
A hedge between keeps friendship green. - German Proverb
Spring is painted in daffodil yellows, robin egg blues, new grass green and the brightness of hope for a better life. - Toni Sorenson
Wear scarlet! Tear the green lemonsoff the tree! I don't wantto forget who I am, what has burned in me,and hang limp and clean, an empty dress - - Denise Levertov
All your life you're yellow. Then one day you brush up against something blue, the barest touch, and voila, the rest of your life you're green. - Tess Callahan
Winter brings a colder palette with more heavy blue and violet, Fall has substantial more reddish and brown, Summer brings a variation of pastel colours and Spring fresh green and tangerine. - Siren Waroe
Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent. - H. P. Lovecraft
With a stop light, green means 'go' and yellow means 'slow down'. With a banana, however, it is quite the opposite. Yellow means 'go', green means 'whoa, slow down', and red means 'where the heck did you get that banana?' - Mitch Hedberg
The sky's gone blue: azure, the ocean bluer: cerulean, the trees are swirls of every hella freaking green on earth and bright thick eggy yellow is spilling over everything. Awesome. Doomsday's most definitely been cancelled. Landscape: When God Paints Outside The Lines - Jandy Nelson
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. - William Blake
To move the earth like Archimedes, one needs not a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it. There is an easier way: Give a genius a beautiful remote house in a green valley where he can think calmly, and he shall move the earth with ideas! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Friendship, just like a young green plant, needs to be nurtured. - Eraldo Banovac
Happiness has only one colour: The Bright! The bright of red, the bright of green, the bright of any colour! Happiness is bright! It shines, it sparkles, it glints! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is smart - If money would have grown on trees, we would have used green leaves as money. - Amit Kalantri
Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. - John Muir
No, Rae, the clocks won't chime again, these clocks have marked my fall." - Fletcher Green - Kimball Lee
A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap. - Diane Lynn McGyver
I tried to make my life colorful with basic colors Red, Green and Blue....... ohh god... my perfection in blending made it white !!! now again confused…. should go with :( or :) - Saket Assertive
One day is not enough to green our earth. Planting caring and love is also expecting our earth from us. Do it, It will heal not only the land but also your body and mind. - Karthikeyan V
Every mind should reflect to touch the green of life through trees. - Munia Khan
The really unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, or anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future. - lois bujord
After all, when you come across the word prothalamium and find it means a preliminary nuptial song and a yaffle is a green woodpecker-well, I ask you! You cannot let matters rest there-or can you? Peradventure you will develop into lexicomaniacs. - E. Norman Torry
Only the foolish, blinded by language's conventions, think of fire as red or gold. Fire is blue at it's melancholy rim, green in it's envious heart. It may burn white, or even, in it's greatest rages, black. - Salman Rushdie
Trees are green gold - William Sansom
My salad days,When I was green in judgment. - William Shakespeare
I hate middle age. Too young for the bowling green, too old for Ecstasy.
If you Love Happy Life,Save EARTH from getting more dirty & abused.I will be GREEN again Tree's inner voice - krvishal
Life is full of joy and beauty. Look around and notice it. Notice the little butterfly, a little baby with a smile, and the white rose in the garden. Notice a drop of dew on a green leaf in the morning sun. Touch the wind, smell the rain, and feel the joy. Live your life with beauty and joy. - Debasish Mridha
if ethics is not the engine of success, in the train of growth, it sure is a guard, with a flag, which may be green, or at times red - Priyavrat Thareja
When I listen to you, Godwhen I do what you ask me to,I am like a treeplanted by a river,a tree full of fruitwith leaves that are always green. Ps 1(paraphrased) - Marie-Hélène Delval
On the morning in question, she wore white shorts and a pink T-shirt that featured a green dragon breathing a fire of orange glitter. It is difficult to explain how awesome I found this T-shirt at the time. - John Green
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. - John Milton
I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope -- an impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.
I'd spent five minutes looking at Twitter once and felt I'd wandered into a poker game where everyone immediately displayed their hands against the cool green of the felt. - Jeff Abbott
Nature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost
There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth. - Susan B. Anthony
Some people live such boring lives; it’s Black & White, so dead! I choose to color my life with Fun, some Blue, some Green, some Red. - RVM
It doesn't matter how green a blade of grass is expected to be, when it's already smashed beneath the feet. - Munia Khan
Whether for good or for bad, the Iran that ultimately rises out of the ashes of last summer's uprising will be unlike the Iran we know today, and for that we can thank the Green Movement, not another round of useless sanctions. - Reza Aslan
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out. - Anne Holm
When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it. - George Gordon Byron
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. - William Blake
Without a goal or an obstacle you're just running through a green cricket pitch for the rest of your life. - Chloe-Jasmine Whichello
Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
The whole purpose of education is to turn green buds into beautiful flowers. - Debasish Mridha
He missed having a wild green world on his doorstep - no rabbits or pheasants or badgers. - Kate Atkinson
Yuvali struggled to put one foot in front of the other. The long leaves of a purple-flowered bush raked her forehead. The flower emerged from bulbous green tubes, unfolding toward the sun. The petals radiated like flecks in an eye, a whirlpool, a sea-shell. Ch.19 - B.T. Lowry
CLEOPATRA: My salad days,When I was green in judgment: cold in blood,To say as I said then! But, come, away;Get me ink and paper:He shall have every day a several greeting,Or I'll unpeople Egypt. - William Shakespeare
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive. - Thich Nhat Hanh
The grass is always green if God is watering it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem. - Kahlil Gibran
The Green Party is like a watermelon - green on the outside and red on the inside.
It isn't easy being green.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures he leadeth me beside the still waters. - Bible
My salad days, when I was green in judgement, cold in blood. - William Shakespeare
We were fair game but we have kept out of the cesspool. We are strong. We are the good ones. Do not discover us for we lie together all in green like pond weeds. Hold me, my young dear, hold me. - Anne Sexton
MORNINGTIDEThe wonderful works of morningtidebring the sight of luminous whiteness,a breathing whimsyamong wind-tossed sprigs of green. - Tara Estacaan
I like feeling like I'm something , That I'm some ones. i never had this be fore . its really pretty all light and pink and green like a spring day but with a few grey clouds that come and go and help the flowers grow . This feeling it's love. - Lizzy Blue
Beauty isn't something on the outside. It's your insides that count! You gotta eat green stuff to make sure you're pretty on the inside.
Warm summer sun, shine brightly here, Warm Southern wind, blow softly here, Green sod above, lie light, lie light, Good night, dear heart; good night, good night. - Mark Twain
The big bad monster wasn't green and hiding under the bed, it wore tasteless floral prints, bright scarlet lipstick and sat in the kitchen smoking and saying 'bollocks' alot. - Jo Brand
Perhaps, thought Nanny, little green Elphaba chose her own sex, and her own color, and to hell with her parents. - Gregory Maguire
This was fast becoming messy war with our hall now covered in foam and a puddle of green slime... - Andy Dale
Voting for the Green Party is how you say 'Up Yours!' to the Republicans and Democrats. - Steven Magee
What she had long believed was not true, and now the world was wide open to discover what was.It is like all my life I thought the sky was green. - Shannon Hale
Oh for a book and a shady nook,Either indoors or out,with the green leaves whispering overhead,or the street cries all about.Where I may read at all my easeboth of the new and old,For a jolly good book whereon to lookis better to me than gold - John Wilson
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
And your green eyes are the color of the hills- the color of my home.' His voice dropped to a whisper. 'Aye, there's something about you, Lindsey Waters. - Cyndi Tefft
But always, to her, red and green cabbages were to be jade and burgundy, chrysoprase and prophyry. Life has no weapons against a woman like that. - Edna Ferber
Want to forget that you’re growing older? Walk across green grass with bare feet. - Toni Sorenson
I want them to see the magic of how everything is related: To walk out into the night and see the Green Corn Moon levitate across the sky. - Autumn Morning Star
A half-dead thing in a stark, dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold;While high overhead, green, yellow and red, the North Lights swept in bars?-Then you've a hunch was the music meant...hunger and night and the stars. - Robert W. Service
Spreading himself like a green bay tree. - Bible
Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes. All is a miracle. - Thich Nhat Hanh
Life is like a tree, even if it is not always green, it still is colourful and beautiful. - Zain Baloch
Here in the trees it was much easier to believe the absurdities that embarrassed me indoors. Nothing had changed in this forest for thousands of years, and all the myths and legends of a hundred different lands seemed much more likely in this green haze than they had in my clear-cut bedroom. - Stephenie Meyer
Aunt Elizabeth said, 'Do you expect to attend many balls, if I may ask?' and I said, 'Yes, when I am rich and famous.' and Aunt Elizabeth said, 'Yes, when the moon is made of green cheese. - L.M. Montgomery
There has never been a more important time to vote for the Green Party! - Steven Magee
The tragic mistake of so many in the environmentalist movement is the belief that the rest of the world can afford to hold itself to our expensive green standards.
Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death the memory be green. - William Shakespeare
It's like this," Nana says. "All your life you're yellow. Then one day you brush up against something blue, the barest touch, and voila, the rest of your life you're green. - Tess Callahan
Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting? - Ray Kroc
We're doing it wrong, absolutely wrong! Miss Universe should be about Space Exploration, Miss World about Science and Miss Earth about Going Green! - Manasa Rao Saarloos
There, amongst the angry water was the glow of green eyes, hundreds of them encompassed the entire area...We were completely and totally surrounded. They all hung just below the water waiting for a sign to attack. There was no hope. We would all perish... - Meredith T. Taylor
Most people who lose their lives because life might be down for them only refuse to know what a tuber of yam that is put into the soil goes through before it comes up as a fresh green creeping plant to bear yet another bigger tuber - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?
Share your M&Ms. There are bags and bags of them all over the place. If you give them one of yours, even one of the green ones, you will not be lacking. Honust Injun. Now apply this to Time, Concern, Touch, Interest and Being Vulnerable. - Hugh Elliott
Most complain about dried up lawns; others envy a neighbor's green lawn, but winners learn from all lawns while cultivating their own. - Orrin Woodward
I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy. - Vernon D. Burns
In a beautiful morning, walking barefoot to the work through the green fields with the company of the singing birds... and there you shall meet the real happiness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Dr. Loveless: Dang these pine needles. Why can't a forest be decently carpeted?Wild Wild West (TV) Second Season: Night of the Green Terror - Michael Garrison
A man who never lies must have green blood in his veins, or blue or yellow, but definitely not red! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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