quote by Michelangelo

Your gifts lie in the place where your values, passions and strengths meet. Discovering that place is the first step toward sculpting your masterpiece, Your Life.

— Michelangelo

Dreamy Sculpt quotations

I have created nothing really beautiful, really lasting, but if I can inspire one of these youngsters to develop the talent I know they possess, then my monument will be in their work.

The weaker we feel, the harder we lean.

And the harder we lean, the stronger we grow spiritually, even while our bodies waste away.

I consider space to be a material. The articulation of space has come to take precedence over other concerns. I attempt to use sculptural form to make space distinct.

The weaker we feel, the harder we lean on God. And the harder we lean the stronger we grow.


Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what's inside you, to make your soul grow.

Unlike all the other art forms, film is able to seize and render the passage of time, to stop it, almost to possess it in infinity. I'd say that film is the sculpting of time.

If I set out to sculpt a standing man and it becomes a lying woman, I know I am making art.

Editing feels almost like sculpting or a form of continuing the writing process.

To sculpt a head of hair with scissors is an art form. It's in pursuit of art.


Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.

Sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to see a painting.

Anyone who has become entranced by the sound of water drops in the darkness of a ruin can attest to the extraordinary capacity of the ear to carve a volume into the void of darkness. The space traced by the ear becomes a cavity sculpted in the interior of the mind.

I recently took up ice sculpting. Last night I made an ice cube. This morning I made 12, I was prolific.

Food is like clay; you can sculpt with it. Also it has an odor, and you can eat it. I don't eat a lot of cake, but I do make cakes! And unlike the Campbell's Soup Cans, my food is a humanized form and scale.


You are not an artist simply because you paint or sculpt or make pots that cannot be used. An artist is a poet in his or her own medium. And when an artist produces a good piece, that work has mystery, an unsaid quality; it is alive.

For me, comedy starts as a spew, a kind of explosion, and then you sculpt it from there, if at all. It comes out of a deeper, darker side. Maybe it comes from anger, because I'm outraged by cruel absurdities, the hypocrisy that exists everywhere, even within yourself, where it's hardest to see.

Isn't it funny.I'm enjoying my hatred so much more than i ever enjoyed love. Love is temperamental. Tiring. It makes demands. Love uses you, changes its mind. But hatred, now, that's something you can use. Sculpt. Wield. It's hard, or soft, however you need it. Love humiliates you, but Hatred cradles you.

Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.

You want to become aware of your thoughts, you want to choose your thoughts carefully and you want to have fun with this, because you are the masterpiece of your own life. You are the Michelangelo of your own life. The David that you are sculpting is you. And you do it with your thoughts.


If we want to make meaning, we need to make art.

Cook, write, draw, doodle, paint, scrapbook, take pictures, collage, knit, rebuild an engine, sculpt, dance, decorate, act, sing - it doesn't matter. As long as we're creating, we're cultivating meaning.

I studied painting and sculpting at school and became an actress by mistake .

... I've had many lovers and still have romances. I am very spoiled. All my life, I've had too many admirers.

My persona is most importantly just to communicate the material in a way that is most funny and meaningful in the moment. It's more like a character that's sculpted for whatever joke needs communicating at the moment.

Motherhood is a hallowed place because children aren’t commonplace.

Co-laboring over the sculpting of souls is a sacred vocation, a humbling privilege. Never forget.

The white blouse can be light and floating, impeccable and austere, sumptuous and all-enveloping, tight and close-fitting. It rises up to frame the face. It sculpts the body by transforming itself into a second skin. Imputed with glamour and poetry, freedom and impetuousness, the prim white shirt turns out to have a thousand identities.


The rose that lives its little hour Is prized beyone the sculpted flower.

Why not spend that time on art: painting, sculpting, charcoal, pastel, oils? Are words or numbers more important than images? Who decides this? Does algebra move you to tears? Can plural possessives express the feelings in your heart? If you don't learn art now, you will never learn to breathe!

It does not matter whether you paint, sculpt, or make shoes, whether you are a gardener, a farmer, a fisherman, a carpenter-it does not matter. What matters is, are you putting your very soul into what you are creating? Then your creative products have something of the quality of divine.

Can the plural possessive express the feelings in your heart? If you don't learn art now, you will never learn to breathe!

You are the Michelangelo of your own life. The David you are sculpting is you.


God uses chronic pain and weakness, along with other afflictions, as his chisel for sculpting our lives.

Your body is malleable; you can sculpt it over time with daily habits of diet and exercise. The law of accommodation reminds us that the body may change slowly, but it will change.

For me the most interesting characters are outwardly static, but inwardly charged by an overriding passion.

You are the masterpiece of your own life.

You are the Michelangelo of your own life. The David you are sculpturing is you (Dr. Joe Vitale)

When sculpting the human figure in stone it is necessary to draw the whole form out of the content of the head.

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