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Inspirational Quotes from Michelangelo

Inspirational Quotes for Speeches

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Inspirational Quotes from Michelangelo

Classic Sistine Chapel Michelangelo Painting

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These quotes from Michelangelo would be great additions to graduation or other classroom speeches. Use these in conjunction with themes and speech writing techniques.
  • Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.

  • Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.

  • I am still learning.

  • I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

  • The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.

  • There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.

  • Genius is eternal patience

  • Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.

  • What do you despise? By this you are truly known.

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