I saw an angel in the block of marble and I just chiseled until I set him free. - Michelangelo
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. - Orson Welles
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. - Martin Luther King Jr.
If no one ever took risks, Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.
With Michelangelo anatomical science is transformed into music. With him the human body is architectonic matter for the construction of dreams. - Umberto Boccioni
Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ. - Shannon L. Alder
We are not just Art for Michelangelo to carve, he can't rewrite the agro of my furied heart- 10/22/10 - Lady Gaga