1. 10

    The artist enriches the soul of humanity. The artist delights people with a thousand different shades of feeling.

    59
  2. 9

    The human body is first and foremost a mirror to the soul and its greatest beauty comes from that.

    62
  3. 8

    Where shall we begin? There is no beginning. Start where you arrive. Stop before what entices you. And work! You will enter little by little into the entirety. Method will be born in proportion to your interest.

    65
  4. 7

    The work of art is already within the block of marble. I just chop off whatever isn't needed.

    73
  5. 6

    The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.

    88
  6. 5

    Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.

    91
  7. 4

    The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live. Be a man before being an artist!

    103
  8. 3

    To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.

    108
  9. 2

    Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.

    144
  10. 1

    Patience is also a form of action.

    185
  11. Last Update: 15 August 2022

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