283 Inspiring Quotes about Green

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about green? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 283 most beautiful green quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Green quotes

He looked at the blue sky above and the green grass below and he knew he would always love this world!

— Avijeet Das

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.

— Doug Larson

I’d see the arrow. I’d think about attitude and perception. Maybe the green arrow on the ceiling is to Muslims as the KJV in the Motel 6 nightstand is to Christians.

— Tucker Elliot, The Rainy Season

A sullied green “S” stood out on a graying backdrop that made for a road marker up there. We called it the wasteland.

— Katherine McIntyre, Snatched

I love chicken and anything to do with chicken. I love anything that’s homemade. Oh, and BBQ. And I love green beans. There is so much good food. I can go on and on and on.

— Phillip Phillips

The moment stretches out to an eternity in her green eyes, and I can picture being together with this girl until the end of time; our hands entwined as we pass across the veil of the universe, forever hurtling into a vast expanse of nothing.

— Ken Alexopoulos, Sanctified – ACT 1: Born of Man: ACT 1: Born of Man

Reflections of the battlements shimmered in the deep green moat, casting an image of enduring strength, an image that defied the very siege of time.

— Karen Azinger, The Flame Priest

I’m famous for splurging at fast-food places. I’m currently obsessed with Taco Bell’s bean and cheese burritos with extra green sauce and extra cheese. Gluttony!

— Fergie

My eye was drawn to a bright green hue, the same shade as a poisonous Amazonian frog, the tiny, delightfully deadly ones.

— Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child – our own two eyes. All is a miracle.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

The beautiful green earth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

My doctor said I look like a million dollars – green and wrinkled.

— Red Skelton

Every now and then a green dot shifted to yellow. A soldier down, their armored suits detecting the injuries or death that rendered them combat ineffective. Combat ineffective. Such a nice euphemism for one of his kids bleeding out.

— James S.A. Corey, The Butcher of Anderson Station

He smiled as he imagined the composite Jamie/Isabel, who would play the bassoon, read philosophy, interfere in other people’s affairs rather too much, drive a green Swedish car and make legendary potatoes Dauphinoise.

— Alexander McCall Smith, A Distant View of Everything

When I walk down the beach and smell the salt water, hear the waves crashing against the shoreline, and feel the granular sand under my feet, I can’t help but realize why I’m here on this green earth

— Wendy Joubert, Sea Witch

I like coffee in the morning and decaf green tea throughout the day… When I was younger and modeling, to kick-start a diet I would do a juice cleanse.

— Christie Brinkley

Was love ever easy for anyone? If less complicated, would this make it less appreciated? Perhaps love was difficult for good reason. Perhaps everything on God’s green earth was the result of a flawless plan, even that which seemed most muddled.

— Roy L. Pickering Jr., Patches Of Grey

Perhaps, thought Nanny, little green Elphaba chose her own sex, and her own color, and to hell with her parents.

— Gregory Maguire

I am born anew at each green fall of the die, and by die-ing I eliminate my since. The past – paste, pus, piss – is all only illusory events created by a stone mask to justify an illusory stagnant present.

— Luke Rhinehart, The Dice Man

That’s the world out there, little green apples and infectious disease.

— Don DeLillo, The Angel Esmeralda

When you’re scared, invite your spirit out of hiding.Wear pointed shoes with build in sass > Let your wings take you where your heart trembles > Wave the want that remembers your magic > Bring your green umbrella without apologies.

— Jeanne McElvaney, Old Maggie’s Spirit Whispers

It is logical to look for a green fowl in a dark room even if you know the chance of finding a green fowl in a dark room is slim.

— Duop Chak Wuol

If you were a cloud, and sailed up there, You’d sail on the water as blue as air.And you’d see me here in the fields and say:”Doesn’t the sky look green today?

— A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

Forrest Gander: “Maybe the best we can do is try to leave ourselves unprotected. To keep brushing off habits, how we see things and what we expect, as they crust around us. Brushing the green flies of the usual off the tablecloth. To pay attention.

— Brian Christian, The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive

If your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.

— Bill Watterson

The grass remains green only as long as you water it. Similarly, a relationship remains fresh only as long as you nurture it with love.

— Uma Shanker

I couldn’t shake Zander’s beady red eyes or the noise of his pounding wings behind us. His hot breath and foul stench reached for us, but couldn’t catch us as we soared above liquid green fields in the Realm Beyond.

— Dianne Bright, Soul Reader

He looked down at the pillow that had fallen to the floor at his feet. “Are you seriously beginning a fight you cannot possibly win, druid?” he asked, his Gwarda green eyes deepening in color from the challenge.”-Madison Thorne Grey, Sustenance

— Madison Thorne Grey, Sustenance

I believe we should reframe our response to climate change as an imperative for growth rather than merely being a way of being green or meeting environmental commitments.

— William Hague

Children worked in the mills: “I will always believe that children are designed for green meadows and play, not for factories and cotton dust.

— Nancy B. Brewer

Everywhere I looked, hope existed – but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life.

— Joan D. Chittister

I have only to glance over my shoulder for all those years to drop away and I see it behind me again, the ravine, rising all green and black through the saplings, a picture that will never leave me.

— Donna Tartt, The Secret History

Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another.

— Virginia Woolf, Orlando

Colorless green ideas sleep furiouslythree old owls on a chest of drawerswere screwingthe daughter of the doctor.But then the mother called them, colorless green ideas slepp furiously.

— Umberto Eco, How to Travel with a Salmon and Other Essays

The big bad monster wasn’t green and hiding under the bed, it wore tasteless floral prints, bright scarlet lipstick and sat in the kitchen smoking and saying ‘bollocks’ alot.

— Jo Brand

When Erin first rose from the dark-swelling flood God blessed the green island he saw it was good. The Emerald of Europe it sparkled and shone In the ring of this world the most precious stone.

— William Drennan

Green meant water, green patches meant farmers and farmers meant agriculture. Agriculture meant food to eat and food to sell, which meant towns and transport. They had reached civilization.

— T.K. Naliaka, Iron Mixed with Sand Salt without Memory

But always, to her, red and green cabbages were to be jade and burgundy, chrysoprase and prophyry. Life has no weapons against a woman like that.

— Edna Ferber

Look for mein sleepless nights, among the stars, I’ll be your guiding star…Look for mein the moments of happiness, on a green field, I’ll be your joy….

— Zorica Savron, Only for You, My Love: Love Poetry

We were fair game but we have kept out of the cesspool. We are strong. We are the good ones. Do not discover us for we lie together all in green like pond weeds. Hold me, my young dear, hold me.

— Anne Sexton

I’d spent five minutes looking at Twitter once and felt I’d wandered into a poker game where everyone immediately displayed their hands against the cool green of the felt.

— Jeff Abbott

Gwydion stood as a wolf at bay, his green eyes glittering, his teeth bared.

— Lloyd Alexander, The Book of Three

Then the green man’s face grew even blacker, the red beard so red it seemed to crackle and sparkle like fir twigs on the fire; the mouth contracted to an arrow-like point before it opened to inquire in the sweetest, gentlest tones.

— Jeremias Gotthelf, Die schwarze Spinne

A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, ‘At my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.’

— Claude Pepper

I am not sure I can.””Become sure, ” said the cat, his eyes flashing green in the firelight. “Once you leap on a boar’s back, you can’t sheath your claws.

— Erin Bow, Plain Kate

Here we are, squabbling over tuna fucking sandwiches and there she is – almond-shaped green eyes, snub nose, lopsided grin, the hint of a dimple in her cheek. ‘MISSING’ is stamped over her face in large black letters.

— Sanjida Kay, The Stolen Child

Philanthropy is. . . greatly overrated. A pain in the gut is not sympathy for the underprivileged, but the result of eating a green apple; the philanthropist gives to ease his own pain.

— Henry David Thoreau

That puke was the most wonderful thing I’d ever seen. It was green and a little red. Technicolor, really, the color puke is supposed to be. It definitely wasn’t black, and it didn’t smell like toasty poop. This was a good sign.

— Carrie Harris, Bad Taste in Boys

The U.S. immigration system is the most generous in the world, providing each year more green cards for legal permanent residence with a clear path to full citizenship than all the rest of the nations of the world combined.

— Jan C. Ting

The sky’s gone blue: azure, the ocean bluer: cerulean, the trees are swirls of every hella freaking green on earth and bright thick eggy yellow is spilling over everything.

— Jandy Nelson, I’ll Give You the Sun

The countryside stretched green and alive from her perch on the hill….She breathed in the air of a free woman and marveled at how her clarity of spirit even seemed to affect her vision. Brighter colors. Fresher air.

— Pepper D. Basham

The River SwishDeftly maneuvered through the dark green abyss ~The wooden raft seemed in tune with this ~Canorous rush of theriver swish….

— Muse, Enigmatic Evolution

Mistletoe was her new favorite holiday decoration. She would have to hang some in the kitchen. All over the house. And keep the green stuff hanging until Easter. Or Thanksgiving.

— Melissa McClone, Home For Christmas

His eyes, green with yellow sparks, and with elongated pupils like a cat’s, made his grandmother gasp and say: ‘Jesus! He has the devil’s eyes!

— Olga Núñez Miret, The Man Who Never Was

Keep it calm and watch the company you keep. It’s either a red card or a green card you are holding. One guides you to go on, and the other makes you give up on scoring your goals

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Time held me green and dyingThough I sang in my chains like the sea.

— Dylan Thomas, Fern Hill

It’s a grace feather. See how its colors shift from green to blue, like the sea? It means remembrance. It shows that no distance, no amount of water between two people, will make them forget. Someone gave it to say that they remembered you.

— Kirsty Logan, The Gracekeepers

Any acting is a stretch of the imagination. That’s your job. Acting is truth in imaginary circumstances. Acting with green screen or a motion capture stage, you’re striving for absolute truth in absolutely imaginary circumstances.

— Sam Worthington

I realized everyone around me was wearing a uniform. Black pants, white button-down shirts, green ties. Gotta love the smell of institutional equality in the morning.

— Francesca Zappia, Made You Up

I wanted to crawl in between those black lines of print, the way you crawl through a fence, and go to sleep under that beautiful big green fig-tree.

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

I consider myself a green party supporter…because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy.

— Vernon D. Burns

There is a charm in Solitude that cheersA feeling that the world knows nothing ofA green delight the wounded mind endearsAfter the hustling world is broken off

— John Clare, John Clare: Selected Poetry and Prose

Doug Larson, the famous runner and 1924 Olympic Gold Medal winner, said it best ‘Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.

— David Mezzapelle, Contagious Optimism: Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking

Kat held her head high as she met the King’s eye.Her stare was bold, yet sweet, and it would not die.Gansevort looked down into these dark, green pools.And soon his tone softened as he bought her ruse.

— J.Z. Bingham, Gansevort: The King and His Court

I’m not ugly but I’m not pretty either. Everything is in-between. I have eyes that aren’t green or brown, but a muddle. I’m not thin but I’m not fat either. the only thing you could definitely say about me is that: I’m short

— Lauren Oliver, Delirium

My mom makes something called green pie, which I thought was a delicacy that many people only had at Thanksgiving, but it turns out it was just Jell-O with whipped cream on it. And it’s delicious.

— Bobby Moynihan

Yes there is a Nirvanah: it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture and in putting your child to sleep and in writing the last line of your poem.

— Kahlil Gibran

The feeling of freedom, driving into scenery as green and lush as a postcard of Ireland was close to bliss.

— Diane Meier, The Season of Second Chances

… it would matter … to the tens of thousands of young Americans … who would … be invited to put on uniforms, fly to the other side of the world, spread their nether cheeks, and sit down on the big green dildo that was Vietnam.

— Stephen King, 11/22/63

Nest really came out of a process where I was trying to design the most connected and the most green home that I knew of. I was curious of just about everything that goes into a home and building a home.

— Tony Fadell

But you will win a fabulous honor!” Nike reached into a basket at her side and produced a wreath of thick green laurels. “This crown of leaves could be yours! You can wear it on your head! Think of the glory!

— Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

Consular cards were not designed to be identification and no treaty recognizes them as such. Legal travelers, visitors and long-term residents carried passports, visas or green cards for that purpose.

— Elton Gallegly

Aunt Elizabeth said, ‘Do you expect to attend many balls, if I may ask?’ and I said, ‘Yes, when I am rich and famous.’ and Aunt Elizabeth said, ‘Yes, when the moon is made of green cheese.

— L.M. Montgomery

If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. ‘Green fingers’ are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.

— Russell Page, The Education of a Gardener

Trust me, if I did something, you wouldn’t be asking. You’d definitely be feeling it for days to come.” His green gaze shimmers, challenging me. “I might be a jerk, but I’m the kind of jerk who always lets the woman come first. And not just once.

— J.C. Reed, Beautiful Distraction

Gabriel’s green eyes sought Will. “It was demon pox, wasn’t it? You know all about it, don’t you? Aren’t you some sort of expert?”“Well, you needn’t act as if I invented it, ” said Will.

— Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

With these words there came the rending scream of a shattered stirk and an angry troubling of the branches as the poor madman percolated through the sieve of a sharp yew, a wailing black meteor hurtling through green clouds, a human prickles.

— Flann O’Brien, At Swim-Two-Birds

I try to eat whatever I want. I don’t like putting myself on a diet, but I try to eat organic, healthy, and lean with lots of green vegetables.

— Elsa Hosk

His green eyes blazed with desire; such a different look than I’d known before. Chase had studied me, reading my feelings. Tucker was only trying to see his own reflection. Disturbing on several levels.

— Kristen Simmons, Article 5

I had a dream about you. The sky was green and the ground was blue. You spoke a song and I sang my thoughts. We ate lemonade and drank cookies. It all made perfect sense.

— Melody Sohayegh, Dreaming is for lovers

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.

— Rumi

One day is not enough to green our earth. Planting caring and love is also expecting our earth from us. Do it, It will heal not only the land but also your body and mind.

— Karthikeyan V

‘Make your plate look like a Christmas tree, ‘ I tell people, ‘mostly green with splashes of other bright colors.’

— Victoria Moran

A great teacher not only teaches, they cultivate green fields to grow beautiful flowers to spread the fragrance of peace, happiness, and prosperity.

— Debasish Mridha

It doesn’t matter how green a blade of grass is expected to be, when it’s already smashed beneath the feet.

— Munia Khan

The whole purpose of education is to turn green buds into beautiful flowers.

— Debasish Mridha

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

The Lord is my shepherdI shall not want him for longHe maketh me to lie down in green pasturesand there are no green pasturesHe leadeth me beside still watersand still waters run deep

— Ernest Hemingway, 88 Poems

Why? As much fun as a hospital sounds, I’d rather spend the evening dancing with an amazing, smart, funny, interesting, beautiful girl who has the most incredible green eyes I’ve ever seen. Sophie, will you go to the dance with me?

— Leslea Wahl, The Perfect Blindside

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ

For as long as the world spins and the earth is green with new wood, she will lie in this box and not in my arms.

— Lurlene McDaniel, Hit and Run

I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty’s, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It’s legendary!

— Gail Simmons

The really unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, or anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future.

— lois bujord

From solar to electric cars, from geothermal to reconfiguring the grid, the scale of investment needed in green technologies in order to meet whatever agreements on emissions reductions are finally agreed will be immense.

— Noreena Hertz

On the morning in question, she wore white shorts and a pink T-shirt that featured a green dragon breathing a fire of orange glitter. It is difficult to explain how awesome I found this T-shirt at the time.

— John Green

You must take the trouble discover a worthy purpose for being on this ever green earth.

— Saidi Mdala, Know What Matters

it is to be savored like a seabreeze-whispereddream…in the mysteriousblue minutesbefore dawnlike a secretinfatuation…. like slowlanguorous sipsof green tea… like a lingeringglimpsea self-wrappedparadiselike his name upon my lips.

— Sanober Khan, Turquoise Silence

Fuck off with your sofa units and strine green stripe patterns, I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let… lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may.

— Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Charlene’s thoughts:I’m next in the green jumper’s Class. I thought I’d be in the red jumpers’ class because of my red hair.

— Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Each day we live is a glass roomUntil we break it with the thrustingOf the spirit and pass throughThe splintered walls to the green pasturesWhere the birds and buds are breakingInto fabulous song and hueBy the still w

— Mervyn Peake, Collected Poems

Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?

— Ray Kroc

Myth and nature are the two great garments of the world, with nature being the living green garment that covers the planet and myth being the multidimensional, many-colored fabric that continually weaves human culture.

— Michael Meade, The Genius Myth

In the great green room, there was a telephoneAnd a red balloonAnd a picture of a cat jumping over the moon…

— Margaret Wise Brown, Goodnight Moon

Environmentalism is a form of pagan fundamentalism. These green wackos are fanatics like al-Quaida. Just like them.

— G. Gordon Liddy

Every morning, I wake up and make the most nutrient-dense green smoothie I can.

— Claire Holt

Oh for a book and a shady nook, Either indoors or out, with the green leaves whispering overhead, or the street cries all about.Where I may read at all my easeboth of the new and old, For a jolly good book whereon to lookis better to me than gold

— John Wilson

I never liked apples. In fact, when I was a little girl, my mom wanted to give me apples in my lunch box and I would ask for green peppers. So bizarre… It’s funny – I don’t have an apple a day, but I can say that I have a few a week.

— Lana Parrilla

hate blows a bubble of despair intohugeness world system universe and bang-fear buries a tomorrow under woeand up comes yesterday most green and young

— E.E. Cummings, Complete Poems, 1904-1962

Most people who lose their lives because life might be down for them only refuse to know what a tuber of yam that is put into the soil goes through before it comes up as a fresh green creeping plant to bear yet another bigger tuber

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I have always loved you, princess” Robin Goodfellow promised, his green eyes shining in the darkness. “I always will. And I’ll take whatever you can give me.

— Julie Kagawa, The Iron Queen

Wear scarlet! Tear the green lemonsoff the tree! I don’t wantto forget who I am, what has burned in me, and hang limp and clean, an empty dress –

— Denise Levertov

I swallowed and bit my lower lip, “Maybe freedom is never truly free, as they say, ” I said into his green eyes, “it comes with a price, and sooner or later, time will come to collect its toll.

— Julia J. Gibbs, The Oaks Remain

She laughed a bit at the simple beauty of it all – the white paper, the elegant arc, the soft green grass; and, beside her, the purple backpack, Grandad’s golden straw hat, the sky a pale-blue umbrella embracing the whole town

— Peter Carnavas, The Elephant

Autumn teaches us a valuable lesson. During summer, all the green trees are beautiful. But there is no time of the year when the trees are more beautiful than when they are different colors. Diversity adds beauty to our world.

— Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

Heigh-ho! sing, heigh-ho! unto the green holly:Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly:Then, heigh-ho, the holly!This life is most jolly.

— William Shakespeare, As You Like It

In my head, the sky is blue, the grass is green and cats are orange.

— Jim Davis, In Dog Years I’d be Dead: Garfield at 25

The king who stepped into the ballroom wearing a green velvet robe and bejeweled crown was none other that the tiger-man who’d prowled through my nightmares and nearly every waking moment for the past two days. Chorda.

— Kat Falls, Inhuman

It’s about businesses nervous about taking on school leavers because of a mass of red tape. It’s about health and safety regulations and green fines.

— Nigel Farage

Early in the morning, it’s super tough for me to eat right away, but I still need energy for practice. I try to start out with a protein smoothie, a green juice, or some sort of fruit.

— Venus Williams

She blinked once, then twice, and yet again, sure what she viewed was just another part of this fantasy world that she had stepped into when her feet touched the green grass of Ireland.

— Fern Michaels, Secret Santa

And I see that his brown eye has a splash of green in it and the green one a splash of brown. Like Cezanne painted them. Impressionist eyes.

— Jandy Nelson, I’ll Give You the Sun

I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.

— Ella Maillart

My God – it’s a green child!” said the American. “What is this place – the House of Usher?

— Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

God of the green pastures and the still waters, please don’t help me. I want to do it by myself so that You’ll know I’ve found something I can do for You … I am David. Amen.

— Anne Holm, I Am David

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures he leadeth me beside the still warm waters.

— Bible

I have learned to have very modest goals for society and myself things like clean air green grass children with bright eyes not being pushed around useful work that suits one’s abilities plain tasty food and occasional satisfying nookie.

— Paul Goodman

Landscape is my religion….God in a green legend, I lean over the poolIn a testament of leaves. I dangle my twinkling mood Before me in a cool cave roofed with branchesAnd floored with a skin of water.

— Norman MacCaig, The Poems of Norman MacCaig

My meal arrived. It was a bowl of tepid, green curried water with two spinach leaves floating in it. The waiter called it ‘vegetable soup’. I called it inedible slop.

— Frank Kusy, Kevin and I in India

Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill.

— John Muir

As he hurtled through the air Simon saw the boiling emerald fire hit his protective spell and explode into sickly green sparks, inches from where Falamir was still crouched, oblivious to the chaos unfolding around him.

— Sam Whitehouse, The Prophecy of Three: The Keys of Time

We should make it as easy as possible to be able to get a legal work visa – not citizenship, not a green card. Just a work visa, with a background check and a Social Security card so that applicable taxes would get paid.

— Gary Johnson

In his early days at University, he’d been too green to realize winning debates, even private ones, would lose him friends.

— T. Baggins, Soulless

It takes a person of great care and insight to watch for any abnormality in the green grass even while it grows abundantly and healthily.

— Kenzaburō Ōe, Hiroshima Notes

This is how he came out: he floated into the air high above the sleeping forest, his green hat spinning a few feet above his head. In his hand was the open suitcase and out of it spilled a whole sky of stars.

— Jandy Nelson, I’ll Give You the Sun

Outside the windows, everything is getting darker. First the yellow dies from the light, then the green and pink. The world is a blue version of itself, momentarily, before the blue snuffs out, too and it is all night.

— Alexandra Kleeman, You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

When the watermelons were as large as a child’s head, the women boiled them, but they collapsed into a tasteless green mush that no one could eat, not the children, not the cow.

— Annie Proulx, Accordion Crimes

Okra is the closest thing to nylon I’ve ever eaten. It’s like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.

— Robin Williams

Every mind should reflect to touch the green of life through trees.

— Munia Khan

…did you know that in your eyes there are bright flecks of green and orange – and that they are lovely?…

— John Geddes

I just called you corny and said you were wearing a green dress. That’s, like, the least flirtatious thing anyone’s ever

— Claire LaZebnik, The Trouble with Flirting

Maybe it’s a green thing or a wolf thing or a short-circuit thing. I don’t seem to know anything.

— Jazz Feylynn, Colorado State of Mind

…and the country is like a great unfolded mantle with a green velvet cape bordered with a fringe of silver.

— Gustave Flaubert

What’s it like, for you to sense me?” she asked. Her eyes were wide now, emerald green in the lamplight and peering into Héyowan.He blushed, taken off guard. ‘Like I’m not alone, ’ he almost said.

— B.T. Lowry, Fire from the Overworld

The grey-rain curtain turned all to silver glass and was rolled back, and he beheld white shores and beyond them a far green country under a swift sunrise.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

Oh ParisFrom red to green all the yellow dies awayParis Vancouver Hyeres Maintenon New York and the AntillesThe window opens like an orangeThe beautiful fruit of light(“Windows”)

— Guillaume Apollinaire, Zone

You have been the great green adventure of my life. Without you my days would be unlit.

— Katherine Rundell, Rooftoppers

The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Be at the aim of a gun, but you get out of Larsson TIGER’s green eyes sight …

— Pet Torres, Ardent Affection

They want you to use a black umbrella; use yellow, use red, use green and always refuse the thing they want you to use! Refusal is often more honourable than conformity!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

shrimp and green peppers are shriveling in my refrigerator

— Megan Boyle, Selected Unpublished Blog Posts of a Mexican Panda Express Employee

The afternoon light brightening the green in her eyes, her tan skin the last memory of fall

— John Green, Looking for Alaska

And the heart sounds like a sour conch, calls, oh sea, oh lament, oh molten panic, scattered in the unlucky and disheveled waves:the sea reports sonorouslyon its languid shadows, its green poppies.

— Pablo Neruda, The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems

‘Green Garden’ is about beauty and joy and lush green and dance and excitement and smiling from within.

— Laura Mvula

He should as he list be able to prove the moon is green cheese.

— Sir Thomas More

Do you love me Hero?” His pale green eyes were full of torment. “Do you love me like I love you?

— Elizabeth Hoyt, Notorious Pleasures

Hairy monkeyballs!” I hiss. “Dogshit on a stick! Puke pancakes!” A head pokes in. Wren, green eyes smiling, walks over to my bed.“I knew you were awake. Who else spews such original and captivating swears?

— Sara Wolf, Lovely Vicious

Spring is painted in daffodil yellows, robin egg blues, new grass green and the brightness of hope for a better life.

— Toni Sorenson

I’m going to buy some green bananas because by the time I get home they’ll be ripe.

— Ryan Stiles

I think there’s a green side to John Kerry, if you like, that he’s an environmental activist. His record on the environment is as best as you have on a pro-environment record of anybody in the U.S. Senate.

— Douglas Brinkley

The Persian rug served as their country with people living injade green jungles and others living in an opal cream sky.They were so light. No one would ever be able to tell thatthey had lived there.

— Cherry Tigris

Reuse is the original green collar job.

— MaryEllen Etienne

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.

— William Blake

A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you’re past it.

— Douglas Coupland

When I was learning to creep, my mother set me down on the beach to see what I thought of it. I crawled straight for the coming wave and was just through the wall of green when she caught my heels.

— Sylvia Plath

Though my mental illness is more likened to a big, nasty green monster than something heart-wrenchingly beautiful, I think I have learned many wonderful lessons from my many afflictions.

— Jacquelyn Nicole Davis, Trace The Grace: A Memoir

Loki’s green eyes flashed with anger and with admiration, for he loved a good trick as much as he hated being fooled.

— Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology

The grass is always green if God is watering it.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Tulga Demir and his company Demir Energy, LLC have successfully completed a special journey which can change the lives of many people…the creation of clean and green energy.

— Tulga Demir

I heard you went to Ireland…I haven’t seen it in many years. Is it still green then, and beautiful?Wet as a bath sponge and mud to the knees but, aye, it was green enough.

— Diana Gabaldon, The Scottish Prisoner

In essence the renaissance is simply the green end of one of civilization’s hardest winters.

— John Fowles

There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth.

— Susan B. Anthony

She’s a manner of speaking.Even the flowers don’t come back, or the green leaves.There are new flowers, new green leaves.There are other beautiful days.Nothing comes back, nothing repeats itself, because everything is real.

— Alberto Caeiro, The Collected Poems of Alberto Caeiro

One down, ” Beckendorf said. “About five thousand to go.” He tossed me a jar of thick green liquid—Greek fire, one of the most dangerous magical substances in the world. Then he threw me another essential tool of demigod heroes—duct tape

— Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Only the foolish, blinded by language’s conventions, think of fire as red or gold. Fire is blue at it’s melancholy rim, green in it’s envious heart. It may burn white, or even, in it’s greatest rages, black.

— Salman Rushdie

Somebody will beat both [contents and price] sooner or later because that is good old Free Enterprise, where the consumer benefits from battles between jolly green giants.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Welcome to the Monkey House

O lead me onward to the loneliest shade, The darkest place that quiet ever made, Where kingcups grow most beauteous to behold And shut up green and open into gold.

— John Clare, Poems Chiefly from Manuscript

I rise early that morning and dress in green and brown, my skirst the same colour as the forest floor. I include a cap copied from one of the duchess’s, but set farther back from my face. She may be a bitch, but she does have style.

— Katherine Longshore, Tarnish

I like feeling like I’m something , That I’m some ones. i never had this be fore . its really pretty all light and pink and green like a spring day but with a few grey clouds that come and go and help the flowers grow . This feeling it’s love.

— Lizzy Blue

As a group, we want to follow good and green strategy. Setting targets is one element of that. The second part is to design products which meet environmental goals.

— Jamshyd Godrej

I’ll bring colleges and industry together to develop new products in marine science, green technology, and medical devices, and to train our workers to fill those jobs… We need to get Rhode Islanders back to work.

— Gina Raimondo

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.

— George Gordon Byron

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

The future will either be green or not at all.

— Bob Brown

Kane…” she hesitated. “I lied to you last night.” His green eyes searched her face. “What did you lie about?” “When I said… when I said I didn’t want to kiss you again.” Her breath came out in an unsteady puff. “I lied.

— Elle Kennedy, Midnight Rescue

When Summer lies upon the world, and in a noon of gold, Beneath the roof of sleeping leaves the dreams of trees unfold;When woodland halls are green and cool, and wind is in the West, Come back to me! Come back to me, and say my land is best!

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

Even if you bury me underground and put a concrete slab over the hole – one day you will wake up to find a crack in the concrete with a tiny green sprout shooting through. When you see that shoot – that will be me!

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.

— Ansel Adams

Seventeen moons, seventeen years, Eyes where Dark or Light appears, Gold for yes and green for no, Seventeen the last to know.

— Kami Garcia, Beautiful Creatures

There are fairy stories to be written for adults. Stories that are still in a green state.

— André Breton, Manifestoes of Surrealism

Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.

— Barbara Jordan

The days get longer and the nights smell green I guess it’s not surprising but it’s spring and I should leave.

— Modest Mouse

Men, ” she said rueful, “are the most absurd creatures on this green earth.” “But there are camels, ” Gabriel pointed out. “Believe me, ” she answered. “I’ve taken camels into consideration.

— Zoe Archer, Warrior

A primary purpose of the police is to enforce the delusions of those with lots of green paper.

— Derrick Jensen, Endgame, Vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization

Don’t under-rate the scope of your influence in your youth. Don’t think you have all the time to make a difference in this world. Recognize that both brown and green leaves fall to the ground.

— Nana Awere Damoah, I Speak of Ghana

Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.

— Marcelene Cox

She felt a tightness in her chest and sent for Dr Simcox.’What’s the trouble?”Look out there, that’s the trouble! It’s so green and quiet and it’s always bloody raining.”That’s England, Mrs Mallard-Greene. I’m afraid there’s no known cure for it.

— John Mortimer, Paradise Postponed

Water purling between the rocks, weed under the surface like green hair in the wind.

— Mark Haddon, The Red House

After twenty annual visits I am still surprised each time I return to see this giant asparagus bed of alabaster and rose and green skyscrapers.

— Cecil Beaton

My doctor said I look like a million dollars – green and wrinkled.

— Red Skelton

The world beyond the water was a blue of green and stone and blue. A moment later Yoshi pushed through, the water pouring down in sheets so smooth it looked like glass, and stepped into the calm [p. 296]

— Kim Edwards, The Lake of Dreams

Grass is never green by accident.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Many grim tales stem from your green lands, and still deeds both noble and evil shall yet unfold there.

— Robin Jarvis, Thomas

Humans! They lived in a world where the grass continued to be green and the sun rose every day and flowers regularly turned into fruit, and what impressed them? Weeping statues. And wine made out of water!

— Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

An Undergrounder is one who comes back after he’s or she’s—you know, under the ground.” Daniel’s green eyes flared again. “That isn’t supposed to happen.” Sir Sun nodded in agreement. “Most certainly not.

— Mav Skye, Wanted: Single Rose

Want to forget that you’re growing older? Walk across green grass with bare feet.

— Toni Sorenson

After all, when you come across the word prothalamium and find it means a preliminary nuptial song and a yaffle is a green woodpecker-well, I ask you! You cannot let matters rest there-or can you? Peradventure you will develop into lexicomaniacs.

— E. Norman Torry

Trees were made of vibrant green leaves sitting on the shoulders of shy green leaves too embarrassed to show themselves.

— Kevin James Moore, The Go-Go Girl

Where are the coconut trees bowing allegiance to the wind, the wide open spaces, the verdant green fields?

— Renita D’Silva, Monsoon Memories

Pleasures, like schoolboys in a school courtyard, had so trampled upon his heart that no green thing grew there, and that which passed through it, more heedless than children, did not even, like them, leave a name carved upon the wall.

— Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf’s a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay.

— Robert Frost

Bay stood there, red hair curling around her face and the mass tumbling down her back and over her shoulders. Her green eyes were bright with the fear she probably thought she’d hidden so well.” ENFORCER’S REDEMPTION

— Carrie Ann Ryan, Enforcer’s Redemption

Aficionados of Slow design and Slow fashion use ethical and green materials to make objects – furniture, clothes, jewellery – that lift the spirit and last a lifetime rather than one catwalk season.

— Carl Honore

Hasn’t there always been a moon?””Bless you. Not in the slightest. I remember the day the moon came. We looked up in the sky–it was all dirty brown and sooty gray here then, not green and blue…

— Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

What does she want to be? A green girl doesn’t like to consider this question. She is waiting around to be discovered just for being herself.

— Kate Zambreno, Green Girl

Though blue sky and the road’s yellow dust and the green of the nearing oasis were all snuffed out, he (newly converted Saul) did not miss them. Light suffused his blinded eyes, his mind.

— John Charles Pollock, The Apostle: The Life of Paul

Writing a book is a herculean task, but the toughest thing is to get convinced with your work, and finally give it a green signal.

— Shivam Chaudhary, An Intellectual

When I say the things that don’t make sense you answer me anyway. It’s like having green in your shirt.

— Mindy McGinnis, A Madness So Discreet

A long time ago people believed that the world is flat and the moon is made of green cheese. Some still do, to this day. The man on the moon is looking down and laughing.

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

And your green eyes are the color of the hills- the color of my home.’ His voice dropped to a whisper. ‘Aye, there’s something about you, Lindsey Waters.

— Cyndi Tefft

Take your feet of of the brakes, push the pedal, give yourself the green light and be unstoppable.

— Catrice M. Jackson

The green began to seethe.

— Laline Paull, The Bees

And I want to be with you till the birds forget how to fly in the blue azure sky and the fish forget how to swim in the blue green sea…

— Avijeet Das

Keep a green tree alive in your heart, and a songbird may come to sing there.

— Chinese Proverb

What the famous big blue Boy Scout told to a green Kryptonite? What?? YOU rock!


Nice slippers, ” Davin grinned. They were green and furry. “Thanks.” I shrugged and looked him over, half expecting to see a new injury. “So what’s up?” He had one hand behind his back.

— J.M. Richards, Tall, Dark Streak of Lightning

I learned from Whitman that the poem is a temple–or a green field–a place to enter, and in which to feel.

— Mary Oliver, Upstream: Selected Essays

Those big green eyes were even bigger than usual as she stared at the two of them. For a moment, she looked like a kid who’d found the last cupcake on the planet.

— Sophie Oak, Three to Ride

Words drop from my lips spiraling downward; they land scattered on your ears. I spoke them green and golden, but you turned them shriveled brown.

— Patricia Robin Woodruff

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything.Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.

— Tahereh Mafi, Furthermore

Wait, ” said Butler. “Just wait, Holly. Artemis has a plan.” He squinted through the green dome. “What is your plan, Artemis?”All Artemis could do was smile and shrug.

— Eoin Colfer, The Last Guardian

His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad, His hair is as dark as a blackboard.I wish he was mine, he’s really divine, The hero who conquered the Dark Lord.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Most complain about dried up lawns; others envy a neighbor’s green lawn, but winners learn from all lawns while cultivating their own.

— Orrin Woodward

As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.

— Victoria Moran

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, Orlando

I know there will be spring as surely as the birds know it when they see above the snow two tiny quivering green leaves. Spring cannot fail us.

— Olive Schreiner

They were still all beautiful and there was still enchantment and wonder, but she had crossed a line and now the fairy tale was green with corruption and evil.

— Stephen King, Carrie

Yes there is a Nirvanah it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture and in putting your child to sleep and in writing the last line of your poem.

— Kahlil Gibran

The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship.

— Norman Douglas

Without a goal or an obstacle you’re just running through a green cricket pitch for the rest of your life.

— Chloe-Jasmine Whichello

Interesting fact from the front lines: raw grief smells like ripped leaves and splintered branches, a jagged green shriek.

— Tana French, Broken Harbour

My whole problem is that all of my favorite things at Thanksgiving are the starches, and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year, even a green vegetable has carbs in it.

— Ted Allen

Ephraim found a stack of postcards tied together with a faded green ribbon. He shuffled through them and found they were from every World’s Fair from 1915 in San Francisco to 1939 in New York. None of the postcards hed been written on or mailed.

— Megan Frazer Blakemore, The Water Castle

In a beautiful morning, walking barefoot to the work through the green fields with the company of the singing birds… and there you shall meet the real happiness!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

There was no mistaking what the feeling of fullness in his heart meant. They were mates and were bound together. Forever. Wharick’s green eyes closed for a moment as he absorbed the feeling of completeness their bond provided his spirit.

— Madison Thorne Grey, Magnificence

The branches are a storm around me, and I fall into a deep well of green. The needles and limbs rush past. It is a whirling motion of green and brown branches.

— Ned Hayes, The Eagle Tree

Even among the ugliness of evil that resonated throughout the green hills and flowering landscape, Northbrook was simply breathtaking to those who took the time to appreciate it.

— Madison Thorne Grey, Magnificence

I travel pretty frequently, but a few things that are routine are going for a run, getting my green tea in the morning, and checking email… well, all the time!

— Payal Kadakia

Man is smart – If money would have grown on trees, we would have used green leaves as money.

— Amit Kalantri

CLEOPATRA: My salad days, When I was green in judgment: cold in blood, To say as I said then! But, come, away;Get me ink and paper:He shall have every day a several greeting, Or I’ll unpeople Egypt.

— William Shakespeare

Do good though, will you?” She blinked brightly at the green girl. “If not for your parents or your grandmother, then for me?

— Gregory Maguire, Out of Oz

A man who never lies must have green blood in his veins, or blue or yellow, but definitely not red!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

He thought he vomited out his soul. If ghosts were made of ectoplasm and ghosts were basically souls without bodies, then it was perfectly logical that the green mess all over the ground was his ectoplasmic essence.

— Buan Boonaca, Accumulation

Hazel Motes sat at a forward angel on the green plush train seat, looking one minute at the window as if he might want to jump out of it, and the next down the aisle at the other end of the car.

— Flannery O’Connor, Wise Blood

Rather than being green with envy, realize that a dramatic difference between the “haves” and “have-nots” is the “do” and “do-nots.” If you are seeking positive change and transformation, what can you begin to do?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Action: 8 Ways to Initiate & Activate Forward Momentum for Positive Impact

The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want for nothing. He makes me lie down in the green pastures. He greases up my head with oil. He gives me kung-fu in the face of my enemies. Amen

— Stephen King, The Stand

A whole Gothic world had come to grief…there was now no armour glittering through the forest glades, no embroidered feet on the green sward; the cream and dappled unicorns had fled…

— Evelyn Waugh, A Handful of Dust

Fairies black grey green and white You moonshine revellers and shades of night.

— William Shakespeare

Those green eyes mocked her, and the ass leaned into her blade as if daring her to slice him

— Tamara Hughes, His Pirate Seductress

Winter brings a colder palette with more heavy blue and violet, Fall has substantial more reddish and brown, Summer brings a variation of pastel colours and Spring fresh green and tangerine.

— Siren Waroe

I’d seriously contemplated a real collar – a sparkly green one – if only because I was sure it would offend his dignity.

— Kelley Armstrong, Omens

I would have run awayInto the forestTo live in a nestMade of dreamsAnd green leaves

— Margarita Engle, The Firefly Letters

What truly captivated Rachael were her eyes—wide, deer-like, yet hauntingly sinister green with flecks of gold dancing in silent mirth.

— Deidre Huesmann, Howl of the Sequoia

Ty is green but never with envy. Best of all, he’s usually available to help move a heavy piece of furniture.

— John Hopkins, Lost Cactus: The First Treasury

She knew how to put one foot in front of the other even when every step hurt. And she knew there was pain in the journey, but there was also great beauty. She’d seen it standing on rooftops and in green eyes and in the smallest, ugliest rock.

— Veronica Rossi, Under the Never Sky

Green strongly influences the heart and helps alleviate tension. Positive qualities associated with green are generosity, humility, and cooperation. Foods of the green vibration are all green fruits and green vegetables.

— Tae Yun Kim, The First Element: Secrets to Maximizing Your Energy

Don’t analyze her love. Just turn the green light on and move into her soul.

— Melody Lee

If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the ‘right’ thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It’s like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.

— Robert Kiyosaki

But how do we know it’s working properly?”The green light is on.’ said Jack.

— Anna Moore, Edith and the Owls

I don’t believe in monsters.””Well, Red, I think you might want to start.” Pike turned and looked him in the eye. “What do you think those green things were? And what do you think is trying to smash its way in here? A pony?

— Jack Keely, The Whistlebrass Horror

Let all the green leaves be mineas long as the trees define shades created by their limbsfor the soil made with victimsof atrocity’s vileness to redeem the fragileness

— Munia Khan

When the tea is brought at five o’clockAnd all the neat curtains are drawn with care, The little black cat with bright green eyesIs suddenly purring there.

— Harold Monro, Collected Poems

It’s lovely to be going home and know it’s home. I love green gables already, and I’ve never loved any place before. Oh, Marilla, I’m so happy.

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Perhaps, as with advancing age, the physical life becomes less important and yet, paradoxically, more precious, this green revolution against the temporary death of winter is a reminder that the earth, like our own lives, is a gift.

— Willem Lange, Tales from the Edge of the Woods

There was a hint of spring in her sole green eyes, something summery in her complexion, and a rich autumn ripeness in her walk.

— Toni Morrison

Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem

— Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam

The grass on the other side will always be greener.But, you will want to go on that side to check how green your side was.

— Bhavik Sarkhedi

I usually have a few coins in my pocket when I’m playing, but the one I use to mark my ball on the green is a special silver coin that my wife designed for me. It has our wedding date inscribed on it.

— Louis Oosthuizen

What If I still want to go?” “Then you’ll go, ” he said. “But I wanted you to know the danger.” “There’s always danger.” His green eyes met mine. I was starting to see It, how It could happen-Caleb and me.

— Anna Carey, Eve

When I get up in the morning and put on a pink or a green wig, I see myself as a piece of animation. It lets me be the person I want to be, a person who’s not embarrassed to have fun.

— Nicki Minaj

I saw the Earth, yes. I saw the colors so magnificent, so vivid, so real. It was hope so large and round, green and blue.

— Hafsah Laziaf, Unbreathable

We are sheep surrounded by green pastures, but we will not eat. We seem to have no appetite for the Word of God.

— James M. Rasbeary, Thou Art With Me: Strength, Guidance and Encouragement from the 23rd Psalm

Move slowly and the day of your revenge will come, ” Tuek said. “Speed is a device of Shaitan. Cool your sorrow–we’ve the diversions for it; three things there are that ease the heart–water, green grass, and the beauty of woman.

— Frank Herbert, Dune

The best thing we could have done for Afghanistan was to get out of our Humvees and drink more green chai. We should have focused less on finding the enemy, and more on finding our friends.

— Craig M. Mullaney, The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier’s Education

Relationships are like traffic lights. And I just have this theory that I can only exist in a relationship if it’s a green light.

— Taylor Swift