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Quote Left Ah, to build, to build! That is the noblest art of all the arts. Painting and sculpture are but images, are merely shadows cast by outward things on stone or canvas, having in themselves no separate existence. Architecture, existing in itself, and not in seeming a something it is not, surpasses them as substance shadow. Quote Right
Quote Left Sculpture is made with two instruments and some supports and pretty air. Quote Right
Quote Left What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul. Quote Right
Quote Left The man who can but sketch his purpose beforehand in words is regarded as a wonder, and every artist and writer possesses that faculty. But gestation, fruition, the laborious rearing of the offspring, putting it to bed every night full fed with milk, embracing it anew every morning with the inexhaustible affection of a mother's heart, licking it clean, dressing it a hundred times in the richest garb only to be instantly destroyed; then never to be cast down at the convulsions of this headlong life till the living masterpiece is perfected which in sculpture speaks to every eye, in literature to every intellect, in painting to every memory, in music to every heart! --this is the task of execution. The hand must be ready at every moment to work in obedience to the mind. Quote Right
Quote Left I sometimes wonder if the hand is not more sensitive to the beauties of sculpture than the eye. I should think the wonderful rhythmical flow of lines and curves could be more subtly felt than seen. Be this as it may, I know that I can feel the heart-throbs of the ancient Greeks in their marble gods and goddesses. Quote Right
Quote Left Sculpture and painting are very justly called liberal arts; a lively and strong imagination, together with a just observation, being absolutel... Quote Right
Quote Left I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need. Quote Right
Quote Left Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. Quote Right
Quote Left In sculpture did ever anybody call the Apollo a fancy piece? Or say of the Laocoon how it might be made different? A masterpiece of art has in the mind a fixed place in the chain of being, as much as a plant or a crystal. Quote Right
Quote Left Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump. Quote Right
Quote Left What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul. Quote Right
Quote Left You should go to picture-galleries and museums of sculpture to be acted upon, and not to express or try to form your own perfectly futile opin... Quote Right
Quote Left I express myself in sculpture since I am not a poet. Quote Right
Quote Left Moonlight is sculpture. Quote Right
Quote Left I have heard that stiff people lose something of their awkwardness under high ceilings, and in spacious halls. I think, sculpture and painting... Quote Right
Quote Left These marbles, the works of the dreamers and idealists of old, live on, leading and pointing to good. They are the works of visionaries and dr... Quote Right
Quote Left Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture Quote Right
Quote Left I didn't realize you were an art collector. I thought you just collected corpses. I'll bet you paid plenty for this little piece of sculpture.... Quote Right
Quote Left Architecture is inhabited sculpture. Quote Right
Quote Left Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture. Quote Right
Quote Left Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of a great sculpture. Quote Right
Quote Left Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves. Quote Right
Quote Left What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul Quote Right
Quote Left Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture. Quote Right
Quote Left Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning. Quote Right
Quote Left There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art. Quote Right
Quote Left What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. Quote Right
Quote Left I used to worship the mighty genius of Michael Angelo—that man who was great in poetry, painting, sculpture, architecture—great in every t... Quote Right

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Quote Left Sculptured by the Carvings of LOVE Quote Right