98+ Best Purple Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational purple quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Purple Quotes

We know what the customers like: They like pink, pink and pink, and they like purple, purple and purple. — Maxine Clark

I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish up. — Kobe Bryant

Teacher, teacher, I declare, I see your purple underwear. — Allan Sherman

I’m still wearing the purple and gold. And I’m still having fun. — Xavier Carter

When I think of my childhood, I see my mother, the complete sixties parent, decked in purple frappe silk caftans, the acidic smell of newly stripped pine mingling with incense. — Hamish Bowles

I didn’t come here with the intention of signing on the dotted line right away. I had to step off the plane and see how it felt to walk in purple and gold. And it’s not bad. It’s not bad at all. — William Henderson

White pill, blue pill, yellow pill, purple pill; its like swallowing a rainbow every bedtime. — Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

You should hear me on my own. It’s horrendous.I saw Deep Purple live once and I paid money for it and I thought, Geez, this is ridiculous. — Angus Young

I had the misfortune of getting what skateboarders call hippers. It’s when you fall on your hip again and again and again, just the same spot. It turns into like a blue purple bruise and it’s just torture because I had to keep on doing the same move, going around in the pool again. — Emile Hirsch

I was a punk before it got its name. I had that hairstyle and purple lipstick. — Vivienne Westwood

Purple lipstick? Naw, that looks stupid on all girls! — ASAP Rocky

Whether the color of your skin is black, white, yellow, brown or purple — the extent of this tragedy is so incredibly devastating that we had to do something. — Bert McCracken

There are numerous steps to making the Purple Hearts. Although it seems obvious, it’s not. We had to refine the process. — Tom Tucker

I love purple because my name is Amethyst. — Iggy Azalea

I once received a cape that was made from the little purple bags that Crown Royal Whisky comes in. — Dave Grohl

Purple does something strange to me — Charles Bukowski

I have given it some thought that this could be my last game with the Vikings. My mom and sister are coming, and I want this game to be special. And whatever happens, I want the fans to know it’s been an honor to wear the purple and gold. — Corey Chavous

I play these sort of comical instruments I invented, like the electric rake and the electric plunger. I do a lot of almost stand-up comedy material. Just the juxtaposition of the different styles in itself sometimes is funny. Like, I do sort of an acoustic version of ‘Purple Haze’ that has some bluegrass licks in it. — Eugene Chadbourne

I grew up listening to a lot of classic rock, everything from the Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin to Deep Purple and the Beatles. — Josh Nielsen

When May, with cowslip-braided locks, Walks through the land in green attire. And burns in meadow-grass the phlox His torch of purple fire: And when the punctual May arrives, With cowslip-garland on her brow, We know what once she gave our lives, And cannot give us now! — Bayard Taylor

Katy Perry is the sexiest woman I’ve ever kissed. It was amazing and very purple – she had purple lipstick on. I don’t think there will ever be anything cooler than kissing her until I marry her maybe! — Niall Horan

I had a suit made for me when I was five. It was double-breasted, mohair and purple. My mother was very particular about clothing – it always used to have to go back into the plastic and it used to drive me insane. — Ozwald Boateng

Gold, silver, jewels, purple garments, houses built of marble, groomed estates, pious paintings, caparisoned steeds, and other things of this kind offer a mutable and superficial pleasure; books give delight to the very marrow of one’s bones. They speak to us, consult with us, and join with us in a living and intense intimacy. — Petrarch

The only medal that I am certain I deserved is the Purple Heart. — Bob Kerrey

Led Zeppelin. Queen. Deep Purple. These were the bands I listened to. I still listen to them. — Yul Vazquez

I still have a lot of the stories I wrote in high school. Hand wrote… a number of them are in purple ink, rendering them illegible, a fact we should probably be forever thankful for. — Shiloh Walker

Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender. — Alice Walker

I am a pop culture person. And car people have clearly contributed to pop culture, which is how I knew about purple French tail lights and 30-inch fins without exactly knowing what they were. — Rachel Sklar

I grew up in the Bible Belt and I made my own clothes and dyed my hair purple. Nobody ever knew what to do with me. — Kesha

I went through this phase where I thought pink and purple matched. To dance class, I’d wear purple tights and pink leg warmers and paint my shoes purple. It was really odd. — Carrie Ann Inaba

There are many different colors solid and mottled and dotted from white to tan to purple to red. — David Spooner

I think the reason why we got into such idiocy in investment management is best illustrated by a story that I tell about the guy who sold fishing tackle. I asked him, My God, they’re purple and green. Do fish really take these lures? And he said, Mister, I don’t sell to fish. Investment managers are in the position of that fishing tackle salesman. — Charlie Munger

I do quite a lot of art, with a small ‘a’. I guess that is how I was dredged up, with paints and crayons. Even when I was at nursery, I knew instinctively how to mix colours, how to make purple or orange. — Amanda Harlech

We have the most beautiful planet – the Rockies, the purple fields of the United States, the Lake District, the Pyrenees, the turquoise seas of the tropics. — Dan Aykroyd

He wrapped himself in quotations – as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors. — Rudyard Kipling

When I write after dark, observed Cyril Connolly, the shades of evening scatter their purple through my prose — Anne Fadiman

I want to thank (Director of Schools) Jack Parton for putting up with me since January. He needs a purple heart. — John Wade

The fact that women are very young in obtaining their civil rights and African-Americans are young in obtaining their civil rights, I think it’s about time that we extend that to all Americans, whether straight, gay, purple, green, black, brown. — Octavia Spencer

I’ve managed to get some beautiful bags. I have a great collection, and so does my mother. My favourite is a purple one by Gucci, which I take everywhere! — Becki Newton

Unless we put a purple stamp on the forehead of every freshman and have security at every door, we cannot keep them from leaving at lunch. — Ron Gruwell

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

Though folly, robed in purple, shines, Though vice exhausts Peruvian mines, Yet shall they tremble and turn pale When satire wields her mighty flail. — Charles Churchill

So furiously each other did assayle, As if their soules they would attonce haue rent Out of their brests, that streames of bloud did rayle Adowne, as if their springes of life were spent; That all the ground with purple bloud was sprent, And all their armours staynd with bloudie gore, Yet scarcely once to breath would they relent, So mortall was their malice and so sore, Become of fayned friendship which they vow’d afore. — Edmund Spenser

We’re excited about those possibilities. We are cognizant of the fact that nobody is going to give that to us, especially those guys in purple (Box Elder) over the mountain. They believe they’re going to have something to stay (about who wins state), and they will. — Davie Swensen

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

The grape gains its purple tinge by looking at another grape. [Lat., Uvaque conspecta livorem ducit ab uva.] — Juvenal

I want to be pure in heart — but I like to wear my purple dress. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I got out of my chair and waded into the water, which was about three feet deep. I rolled him over and he was unconscious, his lips had a purple tint. He wasn’t breathing. I picked the boy up in my arms and whistled for assistance. — Eric Harper

At its best, Purple Ronnie puts little thoughts out there, on very high-volume selling items, that people use to make very personal connections with one another. And I’m actually very proud of that. — Giles Andreae

Sitting at the table during Color Purple and looking up and suddenly realizing I was acting in front of Steven Spielberg, was pretty cool. It was pretty good. — Whoopi Goldberg

Mauve is just pink trying to be purple. — James Whistler

There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals. — Herman Melville

Society has a hyper emphasis on thin, and that trend comes from the consumers – it does not come from the fashion industry. The fashion industry needs to make money; that’s what we do. If people said, ‘We want a 300 pound purple person,’ the first industry to do it would be fashion. — Kelly Cutrone

Every now and then, Prince decides to try being a normal rock star. You know, the kind who does a professional arena tour where he plays the hits. But part of what makes him such an eternally fascinating star is that he lives in his own private purple world, even when he sets out to make the house quake. — Rob Sheffield

With an animated show you can make a banana purple. You can put three hats on a cowboy. That would require several days of stitching, in live-action, that you wouldn’t be able to afford. I mean, you can just do tons and tons and tons. — Dan Harmon

I just love the color purple on me, because it goes really well with my eye color. — Sarah Hyland

The poet who does not revere his art, and believe in its sovereignty, is not born to wear the purple. — Edmund Clarence Stedman

Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple. — Regina Brett

All the American women had purple noses and gray lips and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder. I recognized that the United States could be my life’s work. — Helena Rubinstein

When I was young, I read everything I could lay my hands on, but the Scots in my storybooks spent their time fighting glorious battles, rowing across lochs, or escaping over moors of purple heather. Even those Scots were hard to find. For at school, we recited poetry according to the set texts the teachers taught us. — Theresa Breslin

Deep Purple definitely belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ‘Cause they had great songs, great musicianship, they had an impact, and they’re a huge influence on the heavy metal community as a whole. — Kirk Hammett

hark,O hear! how thin and clear And thinner, clearer, farther going! O sweet and far from cliff and scar The horns of Elfland faintly blowing! Blow, let us hear the purple glens replying: Blow, bugle; answer, echoes, dying, dying, dying. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

My mother was always in those films where it’s the end of the world and a meteor’s about to hit London; there’s only six people left, and one of them’s in purple underwear. That was always my mother, running from this meteor in purple underwear and spraining her ankle. — Paula Yates

I won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn the milk purple. — Bill Watterson

I think that expression is so great. So I’ll look at someone like Prince, and one reason to lose weight is so I can rock that purple velvet outfit with the white frilly shirt. — Graham Elliot

I’ll always bleed purple and gold, but I’m not going to give up any wins. — Byron Scott

I like to write with a lot of emotion and a lot of power. Sometimes I overdo it; sometimes my prose is a little bit too purple, and I know that. — Buzz Bissinger

I’m sort of shy, and Twitter feels like chatting all day with a group. I like to follow people. I’m following Joel Osteen, Steve Martin, and an anonymous purple egg – just to see where they go with it. — Maria Bamford

When I came here there was just a handful of people in the stands at games. This year’s Purple Growl game (the school’s winter homecoming, which drew more than 4,000) was incredible, though. It’s awesome to see the change. — Robbie Freeman

God tells us not to judge one another, no matter what anyone’s sexual preferences are or if they’re black, brown or purple. — Dolly Parton

I went to a very mean school and was bullied like crazy. I was a bit of a goth with purple hair, and I was also part of the drama group, which was filled with actors and writers and wasn’t really accepted by the rest of the school. — Christina Hendricks

Lunch is a big huge salad with every color in it. From leafy greens to purple to herbs, fresh cut herbs mixed into it for flavors. I vary what I toss into it. Sometimes it might be lentils and chopped tomatoes, other days it could be garbanzo beans, some days I might have just a salad and have some lentil soup on the side. — Christie Brinkley

I saw Deep Purple live once and I paid money for it and I thought, ‘Geez, this is ridiculous.’ You just see through all that sort of stuff. I never liked those Deep Purples or those sort of things. I always hated it. I always thought it was a poor man’s Led Zeppelin. — Angus Young

To put is still more plainly: the desire for security and the feeling of insecurity are the same thing. To hold your breath is to lose your breath. A society based on the quest for security is nothing but a breath-retention contest in which everyone is as taut as a drum and as purple as a beet. — Alan Watts

When people tell you to walk a certain way, it’s like not thinking of a purple tomato. You can’t not do it. — Helen Fisher

But then the pastors and men of God can only be human,–cannot altogether be men of God; and so they have oppressed us, and burned us, and tortured us, and hence come to love palaces, and fine linen, and purple, and, alas, sometimes, mere luxury and idleness. — Anthony Trollope

The POW camps of North Vietnam were packed with Air Force and Naval Academy graduates. The six midshipmen in my Naval Academy class of 1968 who served as liaisons between the Marine Corps and the Brigade of Midshipmen later suffered nine Purple Hearts in Vietnam, and one man killed in action. — Jim Webb

At the morgue, people were so desensitized that they would eat lunch in the glass walled room adjacent to the autopsy room. A viewing room. Because it had the best air conditioning in the building. So they would eat in there and maybe somebody would come in who had been found after being dead for three days and they would say: That is the exact purple I want for those drapes in the study. They didn’t miss a beat. They could eat through anything. — David Sedaris

I struggle immensely with celebrities of all kinds. I get clammy hands and turn a little purple. — Bryce Dallas Howard

My character was obnoxious, had stinky feet and wore things like purple tights and a yellow top. I hated the clothes. — Andrea Barber

And o’er the hills, and far away Beyond their utmost purple rim, Beyond the night, across the day, Thro’ all the world she follow’d him. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

I still think the best metal bands have a blues feel. The first Black Sabbath album is kind of a bludgeoning of blues. Deep Purple also started out as a blues band. — Greg Ginn

It can be bright orange to dark purple to green. — Mark Mallory

A typical ‘Larry King Live’ is a pastiche whose absurdism defies parody. Wearing his trademark suspenders and purple shirts, he looks as if he’s strapped to the chair with vertical seat belts, unable to eject. — James Wolcott

Atom bombs, something’s wrong. D.E.A sent to Guam. Acid Trips, big fat chics. Purple Finstone Vitamins.All the needy rich are greedy. I find out you don’t need me. Berlin wall starts to fall. I trip out to the wall. Hooray Horrah — Chester Bennington

Avoid restaurants with names that are improbable descriptions, such as the Purple Goose, the Blue Kangaroo or the Quilted Orangutan. — Calvin Trillin

I ran into Neal Patrick Harris recently. We were in something called The Purple People Eater. He was maybe 10, but he still remembered it as the worst experience of his life! — Peggy Lipton

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev can no longer attend concerts by his favorite group Deep Purple without having to fear that the musicians will wear T-shirts with Pussy Riot written on them. — Alexei Navalny

You buy any book on color theory today, and it’s just complete poppycock. Everybody comes out of school painting pink, purple and green. The whole damn cartoon industry has pink purple and green on their mind. — John Kricfalusi

With Whitesnake it would have been inappropriate for me to have played Deep Purple songs, although I did at the beginning because I didn’t have enough Whitesnake songs. — David Coverdale

When we first began and I was 14, my influences were the stuff that was in my parent’s record collection like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. — Daniel Johns

For my band’s debut tour in 2011, we road-tripped across the country in a 15-passenger van. It was the first time I’d left Alabama. I drove through scenery I’d only ever seen in calendars: auburn leaves falling in Vermont, the sun setting over purple mountains in Arizona. It was incredible. — Brittany Howard

Because of the severe beatings he had taken, his right buttocks looked like a purple volleyball, and there was so much swelling some of the skin literally died. Imagine a 3-by-3 (inch) area and all of the skin taken off down to the fatty tissue. — Mark Jones

Oh, grown-ups cannot understand, And grown-ups never will, How short the way to fairyland Across the purple hill. — Alfred Noyes

Not to be purple, but I’ve never been a ‘bad boy’ kind of girl. I like manners. — Toks Olagundoye

The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, / And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; / And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, / When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. — Lord Byron

The Lilac Rose Collection isn’t just about purple. It features dusty pinks and heather grays, which are more natural shades of purple and are perfect for creating a feminine smoky eye. — Bobbi Brown

If I were a buyer today in one of the American department stores, I would go with extremes-the most beautiful, the more expensive, the more eccentric. I would take risks. The worst thing would be to buy only the little black dress. You know why? Because everyone has it already. I would go with a purple dress, something different — Alber Elbaz

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