"Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Auguste Rodin on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Auguste Rodin on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Auguste Rodin on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Auguste Rodin on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Auguste Rodin on Thomas Jefferson
"I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need."
"The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation."
"Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated."
"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely."
"There are unknown forces in nature when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect."