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  • I do not want Michael Angelo for breakfast-but for luncheon-for dinner- for tea-for supper-for between meals.

    'The Innocents Abroad' (1869) ch. 27.
  • It is such a comfort to nestle up to Michael Angelo Sanzio Raphael when one is in trouble. He is such a grand tree. He has an understanding soul. After I talked with him and listened unto his voice, I slipped down out of his arms.

  • Let none presume to measure the irregularities of Michael Angelo or Socrates by village scales.

  • The highest art is always the most religious; and the greatest artist is always a devout man. A scoffing Raphael or Michael Angelo is not conceivable.

    Religious   Art   Men  
    John Stuart Blackie (1858). “On beauty: three discourses delivered in the University of Edinburgh”, p.104
  • The truth, the hope, of any time must be sought in the minorities. Michael Angelo was the conscience of Italy. We grow free with his name, and find it ornamental now, but in his own day his friends were few.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1876). “Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ...”, p.174
  • I never felt so fervently thankful, so soothed, so tranquil, so filled with the blessed peace, as I did yesterday when I learned that Michael Angelo was dead.

    Mark Twain (1869). “The Innocents Abroad: or, The New Pilgrims' Progress”, p.288
  • Devotion is like the candle which Michael Angelo used to take in his pasteboard cap, so as not to throw his shadow upon the work in which he was engaged.

    Shadow   Devotion   Used  
  • While Michael Angelo's Sistine roof, His "Morning" and his "Night" disclose How sinew that has been pulled tight, Or it may be loosened in repose, Can rule by supernatural right Yet be but sinew.

    Morning   Night   Body  
    William Butler Yeats (2001). “The Major Works”, p.82
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