"No great work of art is ever finished." - Michelangelo. Here are 40 Motivational Michaelangelo Quotes On Life And Success.

Michaelangelo Quotes

1.  "There is no greater harm than that of time wasted." - Michelangelo

2. "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." - Michelangelo

3. "A man paints with his brains and not with his hands."- Michelangelo

4. "Your gifts lie in the place where your values, passions and strengths meet. Discovering that place is the first step toward sculpting your masterpiece, Your Life." - Michelangelo

5. "I created a vision of David in my mind and simply carved away everything that was not David." - Michelangelo

6. "No great work of art is ever finished." - Michelangelo

7. "Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven." - Michelangelo

8. "A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it." - Michelangelo

9. "A man paints with his brain and not with his hands." - Michelangelo

10. "If it be true that any beautiful thing raises the pure and just desire of man from earth to God, the eternal fount of all, such I believe my love." - Michelangelo

Michaelangelo Quotes

11. "He who follows another will never overtake him." - Michelangelo

12. "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." - Michelangelo

13. "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

14. "Art is a jealous thing; it requires the whole and entire man." - Michelangelo

15."Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come." - Michelangelo

16. "Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality." - Michelangelo

17. "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

18. "Faith in oneself is the best and safest course." - Michelangelo

19. "The hand that follows intellect can achieve." - Michelangelo

20. "From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born." - Michelangelo

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Michaelangelo Quotes

21. "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." - Michelangelo

22. "To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science." - Michelangelo

23. "I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint." - Michelangelo

24. "I couldn't give you something mediocre even if that's all you asked for." - Michelangelo

25. "Gazing on beautiful things acts on my soul." - Michelangelo

26. "Let whoever may have attained to so much as to have the power of drawing know that he holds a great treasure." - Michelangelo

27. " I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all." - Michelangelo

28. "Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts." - Michelangelo

29. "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." - Michelangelo

30. "I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death." - Michelangelo

Michaelangelo Quotes

31. "Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop." - Michelangelo

32. "My life has been a gift up to this point, and I’ve been blessed beyond my wildest imagination. And wherever this ride takes me is where I’m going." - Michelangelo

33. "If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn't call it genius." - Michelangelo

34. "There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder." - Michelangelo

35. "Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it." - Michelangelo

36. "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo

37. "The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." - Michelangelo

38. "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." - Michelangelo

39. "Genius is eternal patience." - Michelangelo

40. "Perfection is no small thing, but it is made up of small things." - Michelangelo

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