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Victoria Finlay Quotes

Quotes by Victoria Finlay - (6 quotes)

Victoria Finlay - From the Colour category:

If Bacchus ever had a color he could claim for his own, it should surely be the shade of tannin on drunken lips, of John Keat's 'purple-stained mouth,' or perhaps even of Homer's dangerously wine-dark sea. (Victoria Finlay)

Victoria Finlay - From the Colour category:

- Jewels: A Secret History...
In precious opals there might be a dash of red here, a seductive swirl of blue there, and in the center, perhaps, a flirtatious glance of green. But each stone flickers with a unique fire and a good opal is one with an opinion of its own. (Victoria Finlay)

Victoria Finlay - From the Life category:

-Jewels: A Secret History...
Human life is fragile: we live in the space between one breath and the next. We often try to maintain an illusion of permanence, through what we do, say... how we enjoy ourselves... Yet it is an illusion that is constantly being undermined by change and death. (Victoria Finlay)

Victoria Finlay - From the Meaning category:

- Color: A Natural History of the Palette...
What they signified was precious, but what they were was not. (Victoria Finlay)

Victoria Finlay - From the Miracles category:

Funny how we look for miracles in our lives when our life is one big miracle in itself. (Victoria Finlay)

Victoria Finlay - From the Pattern category:

Patterns drawn in ultraviolet might make those ordinary little petals into the exotic peacocks of the botanical world, and yet we cannot appreciate them. (Victoria Finlay)