Michelangelo Quotes

Who was Michelangelo?

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter and architect known for his David and the ceiling of the Sixtine Chapel.

Born March 6, 1475
Died February 18, 1564
Aged 88 years old

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Best 7 Quotes by Michelangelo

“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.”

“Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.”

“I am still learning.”

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”

“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.”

“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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