Black Color Quotes and Sayings

Black is associated with power, fear, mystery, strength, wealth, authority, negativity, elegance, intelligence, the unknown, formality, death, evil, and aggression, seriousness, authority, rebellion, and sophistication. Black is required for all other colors to have depth and variation of hue.

In western countries black is the color of mourning, death, and sadness. In Islam black is the colour of modesty as Khana Kaba has a black cover on it.

Black Quotes and Sayings

“An infinity of fashion can be contained in one color—black.” Unknown

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“I look most like myself… when I’m wearing my black, nerdy engineering glasses.” Junot Diaz

“When I find a color darker than black, I’ll wear it. But until then, I’m wearing black!” Coco Chanel

“You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion.” Christian Dior

“Black is a color of power and strength, and to see all those players, with the captains linking their arms in front – it’s a powerful picture.” Hayden Fry

“What, you haven’t any ivory-black on your palette? If you think you are going to make black with blue and red, I can’t have you in my class. You might stir up trouble with such ideas.” Fernand Cormon

“If I could find anything blacker than black I’d use it.” J. M. W. Turner

“Black is always elegant. It is the most complete color in the whole world, made of all the colors in the palette.” Ricardo Tisci

“Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy – but mysterious. But above all, black says this: I don’t bother you – you don’t bother me.” Yohji Yamamoto


“The best thing about wearing black is that you can hide pretty easily unless you’re in Hawaii, then you can’t hide.” Gerard Way

“I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black.” Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is a perfect harmony.” Coco Chanel.

“One is never over-or underdressed with a little black dress.” Karl Lagerfeld

“A black dress is to fashion what red roses are to romance.” Unknown

“Black is infinitely chic, undeniably mysterious, and deeply misunderstood.”

“A dress as black as my heart.” Unknown

“Black is a universal taste but an acquired obsession.” Unknown

“There’s something about black. You feel hidden away in it.” Georgia O’Keeffe

“Black is a color that makes me look slim, makes me feel mysterious, and doesn’t need a wash every time? What’s not to love!” Unknown

“Any color, so long as it’s black.” Henry Ford

“Black is a very strong powerful color that demands seriousness and respect. It can be an intimidating color which also suggests discipline.” Unknown

“Whoever said any other color is the new black seriously needs some help.”

“Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depresses me. They’re so…empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.” Ann Demeulemeester

“Black is associated with elegance, style, wealth, and sophistication. Black almost always looks good and sleek.” Unknown

“A black dress is the oxygen of fashion.” Unknown

“I love black because it affirms, designs, and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke.” Yves Saint Laurent

“Black is both minimal and complicated. It’s both sexy and simple.”

“Black is out of fashion.. said nobody ever.”

“I’ll stop wearing black when they invent a darker color.” Wednesday Addams

“Black is the only color that’s enough to make up a whole wardrobe.”

“I work in three shades of black.” Rei Kawakubo

“Black is the color of darkness. But it also shows that there is some light of hope nearby.” Unknown

“Color should be two things – dark and powerful. Black is both.” Unknown


“Black is the only color that can make you look classy and simple, charming yet effortless, sexy yet elegant – all at the same time.”

“Women who wear black live colorful lives.” Neiman Marcus

“But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Black is the most aristocratic color of all. You can be quiet, and it contains the whole thing.” Louise Nevelson

“I love all the colors mixed together. BLACK.” Brian Elston

“Wearing black is a lifestyle.”

“Black is such a happy color, darling.” Morticia Addams

“The man in black travels with your soul in his pocket.” Stephen King

“I think in black.” Gareth Pugh

“Black can be a depressing color, and it has obvious connections with death, or the end of things, the end of a situation, or the end of an era.” Unknown


“Black is a real sensation, even if it is produced by the entire absence of light. The sensation of black is distinctly different from the lack of all sensation.” Hermann von Helmholtz

“Black and white always look modern, whatever that word means.” Karl Lagerfeld

“I wore black because I liked it. I still do and wearing it still means something to me. It’s still my symbol of rebellion—against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others’ ideas.” Johnny Cash

“Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there’s shadow – no, not just shadow, but fullness. You’ve got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that’s real.” Amy Grant

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

“It’s always darkest before it becomes totally black.” Mao Zedong

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

“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

“There is an undeniable virtue to a true black; allowing the brain to be mesmerized and pulling the pupils deep into that unfound but sensed abyss.” Jamie Lavin