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125 Short Aesthetic Color Quotes for Life’s Bright and Colorful Moments


We think that the more color there is in a photo, the better. The most vibrant photos tend to get the most attention. And when you have taken the perfect colorful photo, we have the best short aesthetic color quotes for Instagram to go with your next post. So if you are looking for color sayings we have you covered.

Short Aesthetic Color Quotes for Instagram

“Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.” – Pablo Picasso

“Be sensitive to your sensitive inner capacities to respond to color.” – Nathan Cabot Hale

“Without pink, a storm would be just…ordinary.” ― Anthony T. Hincks.

“There’s a reason we don’t see the world in black and white.” – Celerie Kemble

Yellow wall with short colorful quotes for Instagram by Kemble

“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” – Emperor Marcus Aurelius

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can color the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.” — RuPaul

“I spend a lot of my time looking at blue.” – Kate Bush

“I am a believer that color affects people’s moods.” – Lilly Pulitzer

“Pink is what red always wanted to be.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“An empty white Canvas is still a color.” – Somya Kedia

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

“Colors are the smiles of nature.” – Leigh Hunt.

An orange sunset reflected in a lake with mountains behind with a short nature quotes that reads colors are the smiles of nature

“Colours are nature gone wild.” – Raheel Farooq

“All color is no color.” – Kenneth Clark

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

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

“I have always wanted my colors to sing.” — Paul Delvaux

“We live in a rainbow of chaos.” – Paul Cezanne

“Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” – Wassily Kandinsky

“As a female pilot, the sacred rose garden in my heart is the motherland’s blue sky.” – Liu Yang

“The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night, the red gold of my heart.” – Georg Trakl

Rose with red rose quotes by Christodoulou

“Without black, no color has any depth.” – Amy Grant

“You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” – Charlie Chaplin

If you like these, you might also want to check out our list of Aesthetic Captions, plus our other lists of color quotes: Pink, Blue, Red, Yellow, Green and Purple.

Inspirational Colorful Quotes

“Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” – Carl Sagan

“The sky is up. The sky is blue. It’s beautiful, and so are you.” – John Lennon

 “Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” – Oscar Wilde

“I hear the question upon your lips: What is it to be a color?” – Orhan Pamuk

“Like beautiful melodies and poignant words, color draws from the deep emotions within us.” – Joen Wolfrom

“The sky slowly pulled up its blue dress to reveal night.” — Jonathan Safran Foer

“In the world of safe hues, like black, red, and white, yellow shouts: ‘Look at me. I’m happy!’” – Joy Sewing

Bright colors with Inspirational color instagram quotes by Sewing

“The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts.” – Dean Inge

“Remember, green’s your color. You are spring.” – Gwendolyn Brooks

“If one could only catch that true color of nature. The very thought of it drives me mad.” – Andrew Wyeth

“The best color in the world is the one that looks good on you.” – Coco Chanel

“Find books to improve your color sense, your sense of shape and size in the world.” – Ray Bradbury

“But the sky was never quite the same shade of blue again.” – Anne Rice

Sunset with sunset lover quotes by Anthony Hincks

“Color. What a deep and mysterious language; the language of dreams.” – Paul Gauguin

“Friends show their true colors in times of need, not in times of happiness.” — Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

“Be sensitive to your sensitive inner capacities to respond to color.” – Nathan Cabot Hale

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” – Pablo Picasso

“Color is my day-long obsession, my joy, and my torment.” – Claude Monet

Cherry blossoms with quotes on March and flowers by Anamika Mishra

“Women have a better sense of color and better color memory.” — Helen Fisher

 “Some of the days in November carry the whole memory of summer as a fire opal carries the color of moonrise.” – Gladys Taber

Color Sayings

It’s ok to show all your colors.

Wearing bright colors cheers me up.

A color that doesn’t have a word yet, and I love it.

The mind wears the colors of the soul.

Color is to the soul what food is to the body.

Catch the rainbow.

Color is a power that directly influences the soul.

Color has the power to alter our very souls.

Live in color

Bright colors with color captions

Count your rainbows not your storms.

Shine bright like a rainbow.

Color makes my world turn.

When everything around you is grey, find inspiration in color.

One color, a thousand memories.

Rain, Sun, Rainbow, Repeat.

Let the mists of nostalgia color your memory.

Do you remember in full color or black and white?

Add a little more color to your life.

We are rainbows, me and you. Every color, every hue.

Sunflower close up with sunflower captions for Instagram

My mind goes into party mode when I wear red!

Never be afraid of using bold colors.

The blackness of black is so timid in front of all colors

Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.

But the sky was never quite the same shade of blue again

[Color of choice] makes my heart sing every time I see it.

Be true to your most colorful self; you’ll see chinks in anyone’s armor.

Show me your true colors. I won’t try to repaint them.

Use all the colors

Bright colors with colour captions

The more colorful the character, the more life that they have more than you.

Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet.

Color is only beautiful when it means something.

And her pink skies will keep me warm.

And all the colors I am inside have not been invented yet.

Color will always make me smile.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

You’ll never find a rainbow if you are looking down.

No two people see the rainbow the same way.

In a relationship with bright colors

These bright colorful crayons are my favorites

It’s always a good time to add a pop of color to your life.

This rainbow is postcard material.

Here for the rainbows, not the rain.

The world is a canvas. Paint it in the colors of your choosing.

It’s ok to show all your colors.

I never saw a color I didn’t like.

Bright colors with funny color captions

Strive to craft a mind of color.

My favorite color is rainbow.

Life is a party and so are our colors.

Capture memories in full color.

Use all the colors in the crayon box.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

There is a shade of red for every person

Red goes with everything and red goes with nothing.

Twinkle lights with light captions for Instagram

If you are feeling blue, try painting yourself a different color.

[Color of choice] makes me smile.

The heart wants the colors it wants.

Somewhere over the rainbow the skies are blue.

There’s a reason fairies wear blue! It’s the color of magic.

I resolve to think outside the lines & live colorfully.

Life is like the color that each one wants.

Color me happy.

Bright colors with color captions funny

Sometimes all you need is a little splash of color.

Colors are the smiles of nature

Happiness is…. seeing a rainbow.

No two people see the rainbow the same way.

Life is simple, it’s either cherry red or midnight blue.

Wanna take a “colorful” trip? We’re ready when you are!

Mere color can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.

Thank you for being a rainbow in my life.

Rainbows are made of dreams.

Bright colors with color Instagram captions

Inspiration’s hard to find sometimes. Try a little color to get those wheels turning.

Without color, the world would be a dark place.

There is a rainbow of hope at the end of every storm.

There’s nothing better than getting inspired by color.

I won’t choose a favorite color.

My memories are full of color.

The sky has finally opened, revealing its true colors.

I never met a color I didn’t like.

Some experiences burn red like fire in your memory forever.

Colors, like features, follow the changes of emotions.

Don’t miss all the beautiful colors of the rainbow looking for that pot of gold.

A striking color is just another way of saying I am here!

Orange flowers with wildflower captions

When I wear red I feel like I can do anything. Try and stop me…

Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came to thy dazzling hue?

Color creates, enhances, changes, and reveals.

Find me a rainbow, and you have my heart.

You don’t need to buy me flowers to bring color into my world.

Never be afraid to show your true colors.

You’re an explosion of color in my life.

Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.

Life is like a rainbow. You need both rain and sun to make its colors appear.

It was never about words just about the colors it brings to our lives.

Painting the sky with every color.

Keep calm & feel the love of color.

And every color speaks to me, brings me hope or joy or excitement.

Short Colorful Captions

  • Follow the rainbow.
  • There’s no inspiration in grey.
  • Chase rainbows.
  • My life is colorful.
  • Rainbows and sunsets.
  • Smile, there’s color!
  • Broken crayons still color.
  • Say it with color.
Bright colors with short captions about color
  • Always be a rainbow.
  • Rainbow vibes.
  • Color will always make you smile.
  • Follow your rainbow.
  • The Rainbow is a promise.
  • Chase rainbows.
  • Get inspired by color.
  • Capture my heart with color.
Pink flowers and ocean with nature captions
  • Don’t be afraid of color.
  • Always be a rainbow.
  • Life is a colorful painting.
  • Your soul is color.
  • In nature, light creates color.
  • Don’t be colorblind to love.
  • Your heart is the color of love.
  • Color outside the lines.
Orange flowers with captions for flower photos
  • I prefer living in color.
  • Always look at the bright side.
  • Be a rainbow in the clouds.
  • You are a rainbow of possibilities.
  • Rainbow vibes.

So that is it for our list of quotes and captions. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your photo!

Woman holding up a clear chunk of ice on the beach

About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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