Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Michelangelo

Michelangelo’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Michelangelo, this article we look at Michelangelo’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Michelangelo.

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

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

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
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.

Art is a jealous thing; it requires the whole and entire man.

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

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

Michelangelo
 The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

Do not be concerned that you might set a target too high and fail. Be concerned that you will set it too low and succeed.

Michelangelo
 Do not be concerned that you might set a target too high and fail. Be concerned that you will set it too low and succeed.

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.

Michelangelo
 Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
 A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

Michelangelo
 Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

Lord, make me see thy glory in every place.

Michelangelo
 Lord, make me see thy glory in every place.

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

Michelangelo
 If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Art is a shadow of Divine perfection.

Michelangelo
 Art is a shadow of Divine perfection.

No one has mastery, Before he is at the end, Of his art and his life.

Michelangelo
 No one has mastery, Before he is at the end, Of his art and his life.

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
 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 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.

Michelangelo
 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.

I sometimes set myself thinking and imagining that I find amongst men but one single art or science, and that is drawing or painting, all others being members proceeding therefrom.

Michelangelo
 I sometimes set myself thinking and imagining that I find amongst men but one single art or science, and that is drawing or painting, all others being members proceeding therefrom.

Perfection is no small thing, but it is made up of small things.

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

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

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

To know each other is the best way to understand each other. To understand each other is the only way to love each other.

Michelangelo
 To know each other is the best way to understand each other. To understand each other is the only way to love each other.

No great work of art is ever finished.

Michelangelo
 No great work of art is ever finished.

The idea is there locked inside. All you have to do is remove the excess stone.

Michelangelo
 The idea is there locked inside. All you have to do is remove the excess stone.

Your greatness is measured by your horizons.

Michelangelo
 Your greatness is measured by your horizons.

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

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

Critique by creating.

Michelangelo
 Critique by creating.

Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.

Michelangelo

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