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I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo.
I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
If every year is a marble, how many marbles do you have left? How many sunrises, how many opportunities to rise to the full stature of your being?
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
Your work is carved out of agony as a statue is carved out of marble.
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
You find me at work; excuse the dust on my blouse. I sculpt my marble myself.
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
I'm the kind of person who would have liked to have lived at the Plaza. I love crystal chandeliers and gold leaf, velvets and mirrors, Oriental rugs and marble.
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
Ada Louise Huxtable
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble ceiling is pretty important. Now it's time to move on.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and very polished.
Jean de la Bruyere
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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