55+ Best White Quotes: Exclusive Selection

White, an inherently positive color, is associated with purity, virginity, innocence, light, goodness, heaven, safety, brilliance, illumination, understanding, cleanliness, faith, beginnings, sterility, spirituality, possibility, humility, sincerity, protection, softness, and perfection. Profoundly inspirational white quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous White Quotes

Mortals. Everything is so black and white to you. Kami Garcia

White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion. William S. Paley

Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash. Louis Aragon

Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind. Austin O’Malley

My philosophy, like color television, is all there in black and white Monty Python

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White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white. G. K. Chesterton

I don’t know why we work, my husband and I. We just do. We are black and white – yin and yang. Heidi Klum

Beauty is not just a white girl. It’s so many different flavors and shades. Queen Latifah

When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls! Ted Grant

The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery. Frederick Douglass

Books bring alluring colors to our mundane black and white world. Caleb Reese

When it is not on the side of civil rights, then the law is not right, it is white.  Langston Hughes

When you’re the victim of the behavior, it’s black and white; when you’re the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray. Laura Schlessinger

Inspirational White Quotes

When we’re unemployed, we’re called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it’s called a depression. Jesse Jackson

Celluloid will be the next decade’s black and white. Danny Boyle

You cannot make a revolution in white gloves. Vladimir Lenin

It is not that Shakespeare’s art is in technicolor and fancy, and that real life is black and white and tedious. The life that Shakespeare was living was the only life he had, and he had to use it to create what he was doing. Stephen Greenblatt

Lawyers are men who will swear black is white–if they are paid for it. Edward Counsel

Diversity doesn’t mean black and white only. Henry Louis Gates

A man’s reputation has been very aptly compared to a sheet of white paper; if it be once blotted, it can hardly ever be made to look as white as before. Richard De Bury

Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find? Ridley Scott

The way I was brought up by my parents and guided through my football life by the influences of various managers means that in some ways I am black and white. Stuart Pearce

There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man’s notion that he is less savage than the other savages. Mark Twain

The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it.  Sitting Bull

The white light streams down to be broken up by those human prisms into all the colors of the rainbow. Take your own color in the pattern and be just that.  Charles R. Brown

It’s not hard to get your way when it’s your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they’re not around. I don’t really like the sound of that, ’cause that sounds like a temper tantrum. I’m just very black and white when it comes to my business. There’s really no gray area. Nicki Minaj

It’s about you. If you win, it’s you; if you lose, it’s you. Black and white. Nowhere to hide. Greg Rusedski

In tragedy, it’s hard to find a good resolution; it’s not black and white: it’s a big fog of gray. Paul Dano

A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.  Juvenal 

So remember when you tell those little white lies that the night has a thousand eyes. Bobby Vee

I call white the most powerful non-color; it’s clean, optimistic, powerful.  Jason Wu

I work in colour sometimes, but I guess the images I most connect to, historically speaking, are in black and white. I see more in black and white – I like the abstraction of it. Mary Ellen Mark

Some white people hate black people, and some white people love black people, some black people hate white people, and some black people love white people. So you see it’s not an issue of black and white, it’s an issue of Lovers and Haters. Eden Ahbez

Amazing White Quotes

One puts on black robes to scare the hell out of white people, while the other puts on white robes to scare the hell out of blacks. Mo Udall

Things are not quite so simple always as black and white. Doris Lessing

In the beginning it was all black and white. Maureen O’Hara

Just as white light consists of colored rays, so reverence for life contains all the components of ethics: love, kindliness, sympathy, empathy, peacefulness and power to forgive. Albert Schweitzer

This world is white no longer, and it will never be white again. James A. Baldwin

You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy. Joan Baez

We’re so quick to go to make things black and white, and to put things in their box. But everything is this mixture – and that’s what this world is – is this blend of different things. Matisyahu

Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood. Ginger Rogers

Since I am from Spain, once the morning has gone, I like to take a nap while falling asleep to black and white movies. It feels less lonely. There is a comfort in hearing their voices, like when you’re a child and your mother tells you a story before bedtime. Jordi Molla

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself. Lao Tzu

When we don’t have information, we go to the simplest outlook, to black and white. But then we have to lie to ourselves. Black is never as black as you’re painting it and white is never as white. Patricia Sun

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart. Honoré de Balzac

Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it. Sarah Silverman

I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother-in-law. Martin Luther King, Jr.

White privilege is the other side of racism. Paula Rothenberg

White. A blank page or canvas. So many possibilities.  Stephen Sondheim

When I look into the crowd, I see young and old, black and white – it’s amazing that I’m able to connect with so many different kinds of people. Patti LaBelle

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