Michelangelo

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 Michelangelo

Michelangelo

Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:40]
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:47]
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:11]
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:27]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:33]
I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:44]
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:55]
I live and love in God's peculiar light.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:03]
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.
More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:08]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:23]
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:28]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:40]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:23]
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:27]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:32]
What do you despise? By this you are truly known.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:31]
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?More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:37]
I am still learning.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:38]
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:54]
From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:17]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:50]
The more the marbles wastes, the more the statue grows.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:01]
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.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:07]
There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.More Michelangelo [07/09/2011 10:07:19]

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