Grow with green quotes!
Whether you love the color green or want to be green, you’ll find dozens of fresh quotes to inspire.
Pick your faves from this grand collection. Then use them to make graphics, or as captions for the ‘Gram.
Or simply text to your green loving friends.
Let’s graze in the green!
Quotes About the Color Green
Glorious green! This group is all about the color green.
Nature’s first green is gold.
~ Robert Frost
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca
I’m on top of my green like a lawn chair.
~ Lil Wayne
Green, how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.
~ Federico García Lorca
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.
~ Noam Chomsky
Green calm below, blue quietness above.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier
A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.
~ Francis Bacon
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower.
Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees
Is my destroyer.
~ Dylan Thomas
The future will either be green or not at all.
~ Bob Brown
Stay green, stay in the woods, and stay safe.
~ Karl Pilkington
Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.
~ Pablo Neruda
Her green mind made the world around her green.
~ Wallace Stevens
Light is found on the green.
~ J.R. Rim
It doesn’t matter what my eyes have seen,
For the better out of the blue comes green.
~ Ana Claudia Antunes
It’s not easy being green.
~ Kermit the Frog
Foods of the green vibration are all green fruits and green vegetables.
~ Tae Yun Kim
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
~ Doug Larson
I will be green until the day I die, if not for a long time after.
~ Bob Brown
Green Meaning Quotes
When you choose green, what does it mean?
These quotes help illuminate the meaning of green.
Green strongly influences the heart and helps alleviate tension. Positive qualities associated with green are generosity, humility, and cooperation.
~ Tae Yun Kim
I can breathe where there is green.
~ Courtney M. Privett
Dark green is my favorite color. It’s the color of nature and the color of money and the color of moss!
~ Leonardo DiCaprio
Absolute green is the most restful color, lacking any undertone of joy, grief, or passion. On exhausted men, this restfulness has a beneficial effect, but after a time it becomes tedious.
~ Wassily Kandinsky
In the hierarchy of colors, green represents the social middle class, self-satisfied, immovable, narrow.
~ Wassily Kandinsky
Green does not have to mean the sort of hair-shirt, wood-burning-stove sensibility of the ’70s. Green can and should be sleek and modern.
~ Graydon Carter
As long as you’re green, you’re growing. As soon as you’re ripe, you start to rot.
~ Ray Kroc
Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it’s loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star.
~ Kobo Abe
Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces.
~ Virginia Woolf
Green is a soothing color, isn’t it? I mean Gryffindor rooms are all well and good but the trouble with red is — it is said to send you a little mad — not that I’m casting aspersions…
~ Jack Thorne
Discover the power in all color meanings.
Green Love Quotes
These quotes help express your love for the color green. And how green can mean love, too!
Even in winter it shall be green in my heart.
~ Frederic Chopin
O that it might remain eternally green, the beautiful time of youthful love.
~ Friedrich Schiller
I just need green. I need to wake up and see grass and squirrels. I don’t want to see skyscrapers.
~ Andre Leon Talley
I love green… It’s one of the colors I couldn’t live without.
~ John Boorman
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
Beauty, strength, and youth are flowers but fading;
Duty, faith, and love are roots and ever green.
~ George Peele
When I was 12 I was obsessed with green and had my mom get me a bunch of green bedding for my room.
~ Doja Cat
My favorite color is jungle green. At least, that’s what it said on the side of my favorite crayon in first grade.
~ Mike Posner
Green has always been my mom’s favorite color. My father, aunt and I have gotten her jade, emerald, and peridot pieces over the years, and we always seem to be on the lookout.
~ Erika Christensen
Children go with whatever makes them feel good – like if that’s the color green or orange, they do that with their clothes.
~ Janelle Monae
He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.
~ Oscar Wilde
When you’re done loving the green quotes, try these self love quotes.
Aesthetic Green Quotes
Quotes about the beauty of green, its aesthetics and use in art.
A meter of green is greener than a centimeter.
~ Paul Gauguin
She turned back to inspect a bank of greens: olive, jade, leaf, kiwi, lime, a silver-green like the back of birch leaves, a bright pistachio.
~ Anne Bartlett
If you don’t know what makes green, you’re going to try every color combination.
~ Alison Krauss
They’ll sell you thousands of greens. Veronese green and emerald green and cadmium green and any sort of green you like; but that particular green, never.
~ Pablo Picasso
The artist who pictures sounds as colors, who feels the difference in microns between one sea green and another… is not attending to what the world considers important.
~ Eric Maisel
I now know all shades of the color green, having spent 90 days staring at that green screen. I’ll never forget that color, as long as I live.
~ Rob Letterman
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Green Inspirational Quotes
Get inspired with the greens of hope, growth, and grace.
I can breathe where there is green. Green grows hope. It keeps my heart beating and helps me remember who I am.
~ Courtney M. Privett
Kings and cabbages go back to compost, but good deeds stay green forever.
~ Rick DeMarinis
Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.
~ Lois Lowry
Never define your success by somebody else’s success. I never looked at another man’s grass to tell how green mine should be.
The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship.
~ Norman Douglas
Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart.
~ Russell Page
Learn of the green world what can be thy place
In scaled invention or true artistry.
~ Ezra Pound
With the gun you can make the earth red, but if you have a plough you can make the earth green.
~ Narendra Modi
The grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence.
~ Erik Pevernagie
Keep the corners of your mouth turned up. Speak in a low, persuasive tone. Listen; be teachable. Laugh at good stories and learn to tell them… For as long as you are green, you can grow.
~ Mother Teresa
Green is a label for a certain attitude to life, a certain kind of respect that one might have for the very source of things that we take for granted.
~ Annie Lennox
Green is the fresh emblem of well-founded hopes. In blue the spirit can wander, but in green, it can rest.
~ Mary Webb
They say it’s better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
~ Conor Oberst
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
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
~ Thomas Carlyle
If your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.
~ Bill Watterson
The green earth is a symbol of hope. Walk on it like you are going somewhere, even when you are going nowhere.
~ Michael Bassey Johnson
Don’t wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection.
~ Tyler Perry
May thy ball lie in green pastures, and not in still waters.
~ Ben Hogan
Don’t put blankets over the drum! Open completely. Let your spirit ear listen to the green dome’s passionate murmur.
How do you know if it is spirit or nature who answers? Maybe there is no difference at all. Maybe grace is green.
~ Pam Grossman
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Green Quotes About Nature
Green is so clearly the color of nature. These quotes express it well.
Nature in her green, tranquil woods heals and soothes all afflictions.
~ John Muir
Deep in the meadow, under the willow, a bed of grass, a soft green pillow.
~ Suzanne Collins
I am in love with this green Earth.
~ Charles Lamb
By the way, most of the light that comes from the sun is green.
~ Bill Nye
I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
~ Ella Maillart
The greenery, the scenery – it’s got a lot of trees, birds.
~ Barbara Rodriquez
It seems very safe to me to be surrounded by green growing things and water.
~ Barbara Kingsolver
It’s good to touch the green, green grass of home.
~ Tom Jones
Our green valleys will be greener once we fully grasp the infinite vitality of the green!
~ Mehmet Murat ildan
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.
~ William Blake
For still there are so many things that I have never seen: in every wood in every spring there is a different green.
~ J. R. R. Tolkien
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
~ Martin Luther
It’s been proven by quite a few studies that plants are good for our psychological development. If you green an area, the rate of crime goes down. Torture victims begin to recover when they spend time outside in a garden with flowers. So we need them, in some deep psychological sense, which I don’t suppose anybody really understands yet.
~ Jane Goodall
In coastal waters rich in runoff, plankton can swarm densely, a million in a drop of water. They color the sea brown and green where deltas form from big rivers, or cities dump their sewage. Tiny yet hugely important, plankton govern how well the sea harvests the sun’s bounty, and so are the foundation of the ocean’s food chain.
~ Gregory Benford
Life is a green madness just now, trying to squeeze the last bit of warmth from the season.
~ Vernor Vinge
We sat in silence, letting the green in the air heal what it could.
~ Erica Bauermeister
And the needles of the pine trees, freshly washed to a deep, rich green, shimmered with droplets that blinked like clear crystals.
~ Billie Letts
My father pointed to the moon and asked me what color it was. I couldn’t tell. So he told me to look at the horizon and then glance back quickly at the moon. Then I saw it: it was pale green.
~ Alden Baker
I long for the countryside. That’s where I get my calm and tranquillity – from being able to come and find a spot of green.
~ Emilia Clarke
For the forest to be green, each tree must be green.
~ George Harrison
You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through.
All life on earth emanates from the green of the plant.
~ Jay Kordich
Green grass grows where dry desert ends.
~ Og Mandino
The fire in leaf and grass so green it seems each summer the last summer.
~ Denise Levertov
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Going Green Quotes
When you love our green Earth, you want to keep it clean and pristine. These eco quotes express it well.
Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action.
~ Christine Pelosi
The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.
~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
Going green doesn’t start with doing green acts, it starts with a shift in consciousness.
~ Ian Somerhalden
The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those in the developing nations of the forgotten world.
~ Norman Borlaug
Every green natural place we save saves a fragment of our sanity and gives us a little more hope that we have a future.
~ Wallace Stegner
Being green means preventing waste.
~ Kevin Plank
Green is a process, not a status. We need to think of “green” as a verb, not an adjective.
~ Daniel Goleman
With all this talk of Going Green, Buying Green, Living Green, and Green being the new whatever, I’ve come to realize that, although we had no green, my grandmother was actually the “greenest” person I’ve ever known.
~ Joy Bryant
The roof of my house is covered in solar panels. When I’m home, I’m a pretty green fellow.
~ Bill McKibben
Green technologies – going green – is bigger than the Internet. It could be the biggest economic opportunity of the 21st century.
~ John Doerr
Everything has yet to be invented. I never say “green” – I say “greener.” It’s greener simply because this is a continuum of change, improvement and discovery.
~ Yves Behar
I love green. Green is the color of nature, trees. I’m a tree freak. I spend a lot of my time planting trees, nurturing them, and studying them. It’s one of the colors I couldn’t live without.
~ John Boorman
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Grow with Green
I hope you enjoyed these quotes about the color green, and going green.
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