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 Michelangelo
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Michelangelo
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Leonardo da Vinci
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
Leonardo da Vinci
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 Michelangelo
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
Michelangelo
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Leonardo da Vinci
You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.
Leonardo da Vinci
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 Michelangelo
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
I live and love in God's peculiar light.
Michelangelo
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 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
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 Michelangelo
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem wonderful at all.
Michelangelo
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 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
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 Michelangelo
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
I am still learning.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
Michelangelo
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 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
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 Michelangelo
I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.
Michelangelo
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Life well spent is long.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist