"Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Michelangelo on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Michelangelo on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Michelangelo on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Michelangelo on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Michelangelo on Abraham Lincoln
"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."