Most popular Michelangelo Quotes
I still am learning.
Genius is eternal patience.
Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
I go to school that I may continue to learn.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The more the marble wastes, the more the statue grows.
An artist paints with his brains and not with his hands.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set it free.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
My soul can find no staircase to heaven unless it be through earth's loveliness.
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it it too low and we reach it.
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.
I have only too much of a wife in this art of mine, who has always kept me in tribulation, and my children shall be the works I leave, which, even if they are naught, will live for a while.
I begin to understand the promises of this world are for the most part, vain phantoms; and that to confide in one's self and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.