Red Sayings and Quotes

The color red is a symbol for many things: passion, love, rage, danger, good luck. While the perception of the fiery hue varies, it’s rarely seen as demure. Embrace the powerful energy red exudes with the collection of wise and inspirational red quotes, proverbs and sayings below.

Who trusted God was love indeed and love creation's final law though nature, red in tooth and claw with ravine, shrieked against his creed. Tennyson
I love your lips when they're wet with wine and red with wicked desire. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A red apple isn't red, nor the lemon yellow. The sky is seldom blue, only when it isn't. Keith Crown
Some red star had come too close to the earth. Oscar Wilde
Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism. Neil Gaiman
Red roses for young lovers. French beans for longstanding relationships. Ruskin Bond
Never trust a man in red trousers. Mika
Roses are red, And ready for plucking, You're sixteen, And ready for high school. Kurt Vonnegut
Red, of course, is the colour of the interior of our bodies. In a way it's inside out, red. Anish Kapoor
I like the color red because it's a fire. And I see myself as always being on fire. Arnold Schwarzenegger
The color red is associated with romance and blood, but not at the same time. Dov Davidoff
I love red so much, I almost want to paint everything red. Alexander Calder
But for real, for me, I feel like with the red lipstick thing it all depends on the pair of complexion. I'm just being for real. You have to be fair skinned to get away with that. ASAP Rocky
Red lips and fragrance always top off an outfit for me. Christina Aguilera
Doubt is a great worm in a crispy, red apple. Sally Gardner
Red carpets and dressing up are a part of work that I enjoy less than some people. Sally Phillips
When you came, you were like red wine and honey, and the taste of you burnt my mouth with its sweetness. Amy Lowell
Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue green meat, that's bad for you! Tommy Smothers
The red squirrel is more common and less dignified than the gray, and oftener guilty of petty larceny about the barns and grain-fields. John Burroughs
The first color to be registered in our ancestors’ brains was most likely red, the color of blood (connoting danger) and fire (power, both beneficial and destructive). Dov Michaeli
Red', I write is the color of life. It's blood, passion, rage. It's menstrual flow and after birth. Beginnings and violent end. Red is the color of love. Beating hearts and hungry lips. Roses, Valentines, cherries. Red is the color of shame. Crimson cheeks and spilled blood. Broken hearts, opened veins. A burning desire to return to white. Mary Hogan
The spirit of arrogance most definitely makes you shine. It paints a bright red target on your own forehead. Criss Jami
Mars tugs at the human imagination like no other planet. With a force mightier than gravity, it attracts the eye to the shimmering red presence in the clear night sky. John Noble Wilford
I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we're sad, and being yellow when we're cowards, and when we're mad, we're red. Dolly Parton
We live in an age, in an era where there is so much negativity, there is so much violence in the world, there is so much unrest and people are at war, that I wanted to promote the word love and red signifies love. Elton John
If I decide to make a coat red in the show, it's not just red, I think: is it communist red? Is it cherry cordial? Is it ruby red? Or is it apple red? Or the big red balloon red? Lady Gaga
The core of my work is dedicated not to pleasing women, but to pleasing men. Men are like bulls. They cannot resist the red sole. Christian Louboutin
The shiny red color of the soles has no function other than to identify to the public that they are mine. I selected the color because it is engaging, flirtatious, memorable, and the color of passion. Christian Louboutin
Red lipstick has always been a classic. You have seen the red lip on people from Marilyn Monroe to Marilyn Manson. The right shade of red can turn a boring look into a bold, eye-catching statement. Jeffree Star
Red is one of the strongest colors, it's blood, it has a power with the eye. That's why traffic lights are red I guess, and stop signs as well... In fact I use red in all of my paintings. Keith Haring