Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), known as Michelangelo (English: ), was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance. Born in the Republic of Florence, his work was inspired by models from classical antiquity...
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think.
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.