Michelangelo Quotes


19 Michelangelo quotes:



"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark."
"The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection."
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"Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle."
"Faith in oneself is the best and safest course."
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Faith Quotes Italian Artist Quotes
"A man paints with his brains and not with his hands."
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
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"Genius is eternal patience."
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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."
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"A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it."
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes Italian Artist Quotes
"Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come."
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes Italian Artist Quotes
"Beauty is the purgation of superfluities."
"Everything hurts."
"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."
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"From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born."
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"Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle."
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"I am still learning."
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Learning Quotes Italian Artist Quotes
"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"
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"My soul can find no staircase to heaven unless it be through earth's loveliness"
"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."
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Life Quotes



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