43 Best Black And White Quotes for the symbolic emotion

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Find here the list of the best inspirational black and white quotes, that will help you to know the symbolic emotion of the colour black and white.

Colors have their own symbolism across cultures and religions. Especially black and white. In many cultures, white is seen as the color of innocence, purity, loyalty, and peace. Cultures and religions associate black with the darker side of death, mystery, and human nature. But along with this, black color is also a symbol of power, nobility, and prestige.

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Let’s read here the collection of the best black and white quotes.

Best Inspiring Black and White Quotes

1. “Although humans see reality in colour, for me, black and white have always been connected to the image’s deeper truth, to its most hidden meaning.” ― Peter Lindbergh

2. “Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.” ― Robert Frank

3. “Black and white create a strange dreamscape that color never can.” ― Jack Antonoff

4. “Black and white is a mix of toughest simplicity and easiest complexity.” ― Vikrmn

5. “Black and white is abstract; color is not. Looking at a black and white photograph, you are already looking at a strange world.” ― Joel Sternfeld

6. “Black and white pictures create a surreal magic!” ― Avijeet Das

7. “Black is the color of night. White is the true color of death.” ― Melissa de la Cruz

8. “Books bring alluring colors to our mundane black and white world.” ― Caleb Reese

9. “Even ‘Black & White’ brings colour to life.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

10. “Everything is very black and white for me. I don’t really like playing mind games.” ― Zayn Malik

11. “Everything’s not black and white. We choose to make bad decisions or not.” ― Will Arnett

12. “Everything’s not always black and white, Princess. Sometimes we have to do shit because there’s no other choice. Maybe you should think about that before you snub your nose at me.” ― Nyrae Dawn, Charade

13. “For grey matter, there is no black and white. If you think in black and white, then you do not use enough brain functions.” ― Petek Kabakci

14. “Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.” ― Theodor W. Adorno

15. “Human nature is not black and white but black and grey.” ― Graham Greene

Famous Inspirational Black and White Quotes

16. “I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

17. “I never saw music in terms of men and women or black and white. There was just cool and uncool.” ― Bonnie Raitt

18. “I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colours and shades I knew existed.” ― Katie McGarry

19. “I want to be known for what I am, black and white because I’m proud of both.” ― Logic

20. “In the beginning, some people try to appear that everything about them is “in black and white,” until later their true colors come out.” ― Anthony Liccione

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

22. “It’s really rare in life that a situation is as black and white as we tend to paint it.” ― Aesop Rock

23. “Life is about the gray areas. Things are seldom black and white, even when we wish they were and think they should be, and I like exploring this nuanced terrain.” ― Emily Giffin

24. “Life is better in black and white!” ― Avijeet Das

25. “Life is not black and white; there is some gray nuance to it.” ― Pilou Asbaek

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

27. “Life’s not black-and-white. Sometimes the ends justify the means.” ― Emily Giffin

28. “Love was that way. You could not render it in black or white. It always came down to the strange, blended shades of grey.” ― Jodi Picoult

29. “Matters are very seldom all black or white. They can even be both at the same time.” ― Tom Robbins

Best Motivational black and white quotes

30. “Maybe there was no right or wrong, no black or white, only a thousand shades of gray when it came to pain and what we each held ourselves responsible for.” ― Mia Sheridan, Archer’s Voice

31. “People said Ove saw the world in black and white. But she was color. All the color he had.” ― Fredrik Backman

32. “Situations are rarely black or white; the truth lies somewhere in-between.” ― Frank Sonnenberg

33. “The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.” ― Alice Walker

34. “The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” ― Robert Frank

35. “The ignorance of the world often makes people believe that life should be black and white – that you must choose sides – and so the world of colourful gradients goes unadmired.” ― A.J. Darkholme

36. “The most colorful thing in the world is black and white, it contains all colors and at the same time excludes all.” ― Vikrmn, 10 Alone

37. “There were shades of grey, among the stark blacks and whites.” ― L A Weatherly

38. “There’s so much grey to every story – nothing is so black and white.” ― Lisa Ling

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

40. “This world that we live in would be perfect if there were less prejudice and people who think they are better than others.” ― Werley Nortreus

41. “We are all somewhere or the other a little grey, not black and white. We have our imperfections.” ― Kriti Sanon

42. “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

43. “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 perfect harmony.” ― Coco Chanel

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