I am still learning.
There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.
When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.
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.
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.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.
Michelangelo — quotes and aphorisms
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.