"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Michelangelo on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Michelangelo on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Michelangelo on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Michelangelo on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Michelangelo on Sun Tzu
"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."