Pink is the color of mosquito bites and rashes on some people. On others it's the color of an irritated eye. Yet others have swollen pink tonsils. Pink is the color of evil. It makes me feel nauseated. It is also the color of half a Republican. Purple is beautiful.
Purple is a position of rank, authority, or privilege. You can’t beat royalty that easily. It was the color of the first dye made by man. It was called “Mauveine” and was made out of coal tar. The recipe was discovered by William Henry Perkin in 1856.
Pink was pretty popular, to Delores Umbridge and if you read or watched Harry Potter, you wanted her dead more than he-who-must-not=-be-named. She lied about her bloodline, and practically disowned her father because he was why she was a mud-blood.
Donatello, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle who wore a PURPLE mask. HE was highly skilled in ninjutsu Olympic-level agility, speed, and strength. He is a Master of stealth, has a Genius-level intellect, and an expert in various fields of science and engineering, Note he is the turtle in the PURPLE mask and another note you may want to make is that there are NO pink masked turtles.
Today, science has revealed much more about purple than our ancestors ever realized: Purple is the most powerful visible wavelength of electromagnetic energy. It’s just a few steps away from x-rays and gamma rays. (See the chart here.) Perhaps this explains why purple is associated with supernatural energy and the cosmos than with the physical world as we know it. Taking all aspects of purple’s past and present into consideration, purple symbolizes magic, mystery, spirituality, the sub-conscious, creativity, dignity, royalty – and it evokes all of these meanings more so than any other color. Variations of purple convey different meanings: Light purples are light-hearted, floral, and romantic. The dark shades are more intellectual and dignified.
Purple is the name/color of the Purple Heart. The Purple Heart is (US) a military decoration for those wounded or killed in action, established in 1782 and re-established in 1932. It is one of the highest honors you could give a fallen soldier.
Purple is the color of the highest denomination poker chip = $5,000. Pink poker chips are worth around the $2.50 range. The pink’s worth is so low in chips, that they rarely use them when playing professionally. Sad.
Guess what color the Byzantine emperor used to sign his edicts? If you guessed purple, you’d be right. An edict is an official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority. Yeah, he signed orders in PURPLE because PURPLE was the color of wisdom. Not pink, purple.
Who else liked the color purple? Let me think, oh yeah, Prince. Yup, the one and only Prince Roger Nelson the American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. This pop star’s favorite color is purple. He even made a movie and album after it called Purple Rain.
I conclude with this statement. Purple is in the rainbow, pink isn’t. BAM.
They're both pretty but to me pink is more relaxing, calming and pretty. It's feminine and one who wears it seems approachable and pretty. Purple enhances creativity and makes you relaxed and tired. Light pink and dusty rose are The best pinks and lavender, cornflower blue and periwinkle are the best purples. Periwinkle and cornflower blue might be considered blues but they're very purplish.