Top 20 Best Michelangelo Quotes: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni also usually known by his first name Michelangelo was an Italian poet of the High Renaissance painter, sculptor and architect. His so many ventures like sculpture, painting and architecture rank among the most renowned in existence.
He was born in the Republic of Florence on 6 March 1475, while died on 18 February 1564, while he reflected an unparalleled power on the development of Western art. He earned incredible fame with his finest jobs by many the greatest artist of his lifetime and by some the greatest artist of all time.
However, experts every time discuss and praise of Michelangelo’s artistic versatility, even though he came out over and over again a challenger for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with his competitor, the colleague Florentine and client of the Medici, Leonardo da Vinci.
As artist, Michelangelo is first person from Western world whose biography was published at what time he was alive. One of the most interesting thing is that during his life, two biographies were published, one of them by Giorgio Vasari, proposed that his work transcended that of any artiste living or passed away and was “supreme in not one art alone but in all three”.
Here Are Top 20 Best Michelangelo Quotes
“After four tortured years, more than 400 over life-sized figures, I felt as old and as weary as Jeremiah. I was only 37, yet friends did not recognize the old man I had become.” _ Michelangelo
“I am still learning.” _ Michelangelo
“Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle.” _ Michelangelo
“From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.” _ Michelangelo
“Everything hurts.” _ Michelangelo
“My soul can find no staircase to heaven unless it be through earth’s loveliness” _ Michelangelo
“Heaven-born, the soul a heavenward course must hold; beyond the world she soars; the wise man, I affirm, can find no rest in that which perishes, nor will he lend his heart to ought that doth time depend” _ 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.” _ Michelangelo
“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
“Genius is eternal patience.” _ Michelangelo
“Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.” _ Michelangelo
“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
“A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.” _ 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.” _ Michelangelo
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” _ Michelangelo
“Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.” _ Michelangelo
“Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.” _ Michelangelo
“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” _ Michelangelo
“A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.” _ Michelangelo