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Quotes of the Day for 23 September 2002 – Color

I've been involved with color in many ways over the years, although I've probably spent too much time measuring, matching, or otherwise trying to reproduce it. Today was a turning point for color in American life, as the very first regular television program to be seen in color, The Jetsons, hit the airwaves on this day in 1962. Here are some thoughts on color.

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The quotes:

The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
     - Daniel J. Boorstin

Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.
     - Mark Twain, 1835 - 1910

I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
     - Martin Luther King, Jr.

To be a genuine individualist requires a great deal of strength and courage. It is never easy to chart new territory, to cross new frontiers, or to introduce subtle shadings to an established color.
     - Toller Cranston

I've been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black.
     - Auguste Renoir, 1841 - 1919

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