Michelangelo Quotes About Love, David, Learing - Page 2 of 3 -

Michelangelo Quotes About Love, David, Learing

Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor , painter , architect and poet of the High Renaissance, born in Florence, who exerted an unrivaled influence on the development of Western art, on 6 March 1475 – 18 February, 1564.

I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.

Michelangelo

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.

Michelangelo

If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.

Michelangelo

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.

Michelangelo

The more the marbles wastes, the more the statue grows.

Michelangelo

What do you despise? By this you are truly known.

Michelangelo

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?

Michelangelo

I live and love in God’s peculiar light.

Michelangelo
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