Michelangelo Quotes

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"Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle." Michelangelo
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"Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop." Michelangelo
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"There is no greater harm than that of time wasted." Michelangelo
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"Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish." Michelangelo
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"I saw the angel in the marble and I carved until I set him free." Michelangelo
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"Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts." 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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"Faith in oneself is the best and safest course." Michelangelo
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"I live in sin, to kill myself I live; no longer my life my own, but sin's; my good is given to me by heaven, my evil by myself, by my free will, of which I am deprived." Michelangelo
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"If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes." Michelangelo
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"It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand." Michelangelo
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"Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him." Michelangelo
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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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"The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image." Michelangelo
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"What do you despise? By this you are truly known." 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 than the garment with which it is clothed?" Michelangelo
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"I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint." Michelangelo
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