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The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.

Author: Michelangelo Buonarroti


Every young sculptor seems to think that he must give the world some specimen of indecorous womanhood, and call it Eve, Venus, a Nymph, or any name that may apologize for a lack of decent clothing.

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

Profession: American Novelist, Short Story Writer

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.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

The jargon of these sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.

Author: Ezra Pound (1885-1972)

Profession: American Poet, Critic