Michelangelo Quotes and Quotations
When they asked Michelangelo how he made his statue of David he is reported to have said, "It is easy. You just chip away the stone that doesn't look like David."
It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.
Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
Faith in oneself... is the best and safest course.
Faith in oneself ... is the best and safest course.
Genius is eternal patience.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
I saw an angel in the block of marble and I just chiseled 'til I set him free.
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
Trifles make perfection - and perfection is no trifle.