"Faith in oneself is the best and safest course."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Michelangelo on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Michelangelo on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Michelangelo on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Michelangelo on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Michelangelo on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."