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 Michelangelo
Michelangelo

Born into a middle class Florence family, Michelangelo apprenticed under Domencio Ghirlandjo and then Lorenzo de Medici, who where he learned from the masters of the Italian court. A key figure in the Renaissance movement, Michelangelo was commissioned to do several of his most familiar works, including the Pieta, the sculpture of the Virgin Mary nursing her crucified son and his most well…

Date of Birth: March 06, 1475
Date of Death: February 18, 1564


Found 59 quotes by Michelangelo .
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"The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it." Michelangelo
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Achievement    Italian Artist    Motivational    Quote of the Day   

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"From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born." Michelangelo
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inspirational    Italian Artist   

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"Genius is eternal patience." Michelangelo
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Discipline    Italian Artist   

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"The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone" Michelangelo
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Art   

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"A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it." Michelangelo
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Beauty    Italian Artist   

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"In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it." Michelangelo
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Art   

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"I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all." Michelangelo
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"The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has" Michelangelo
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"Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven." Michelangelo
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Death    Italian Artist   

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"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." Michelangelo
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Angels    Italian Artist   

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"The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course." Michelangelo
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Goals    Italian Artist   

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"After four tortured years, more than 400 over life-sized figures, I felt as old and as weary as Jeremiah. I was only 37, yet friends did not recognize the old man I had become." Michelangelo
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Life   

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"If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master." Michelangelo
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Death    Italian Artist   

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"Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish." Michelangelo
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Desire    Italian Artist   

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"Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop" Michelangelo
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"Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle." Michelangelo
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Italian Artist    Perfection   

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"It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges." Michelangelo
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Eyes    Italian Artist   

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"I feast on wine and bread, and feasts they are." Michelangelo
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Wine   

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"I am still learning." Michelangelo
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Italian Artist    Learning   

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"Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish" Michelangelo
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Desire   

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"The best of artists hath no thought to show, which the rough stone in its superfluous shell, doth not include; to break the marble spell, is all the hand that serves the brain can do." Michelangelo
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