Michelangelo Quotes and its meanings

Michelangelo has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Alone Art Beauty Best Death Faith God Good Hope Humor Imagination Learning Nature Patience Wisdom Work

Michelangelo quotes about Learning

Michelangelo quotes about Patience

Michelangelo Quotes Index

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What does Michelangelo write about?

Michelangelo has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, alone, art, beauty, best, death, faith, god, good, hope, humor, imagination, learning, nature, patience, wisdom & work. People always share Age quotes, Alone quotes, art, beauty, best, death, faith, god, good & hope from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Michelangelo?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Michelangelo.

  • 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 best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
  • I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.
  • The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
  • A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
  • The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
  • Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
  • 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.
  • Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
  • Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.