Michelangelo Quotes

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"I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible." Michelangelo
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"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem wonderful at all." Michelangelo
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"Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come." Michelangelo
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"My soul can find no staircase to heaven unless it be through earth's loveliness" Michelangelo
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"Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture." Michelangelo
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"Everything hurts." Michelangelo
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"Beauty is the purgation of superfluities." Michelangelo
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"The more the marbles wastes, the more the statue grows." Michelangelo
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"The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection." Michelangelo
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"Heaven-born, the soul a heavenward course must hold; beyond the world she soars; the wise man, I affirm, can find no rest in that which perishes, nor will he lend his heart to ought that doth time depend" Michelangelo
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"What good I have comes from the pure air of your native Arezzo, and also because I sucked in chisels and hammers with my nurse's milk." Michelangelo
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"Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts" Michelangelo
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"It is well with me when only when I have a chisel in my hand" Michelangelo
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"What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it is clothed?" Michelangelo
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"I live and love in God's peculiar light." Michelangelo
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"My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness." Michelangelo
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"A man paints with his brains and not with his hands." Michelangelo
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"The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself." Michelangelo
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"I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish." Michelangelo
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"If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all." Michelangelo
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"Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it" Michelangelo
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