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Letter "M" » Michelangelo Quotes
«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.»
, fall short
, fall short of
, high and low
«I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.»
«A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.»
«In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it.»
«Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it»
«Genius is eternal patience.»
«I live and love in God's peculiar light.»
«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.»
«Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.»
«I feast on wine and bread, and feasts they are.»