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    So stands the statue that enchants the world,
    So bending tries to veil the matchless boast,
    The mingled beauties of exulting Greece.

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A sculptor wields
The chisel, and the stricken marble grows
To beauty.

A sculptor wields
The chisel, and the stricken marble grows
To beauty.

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All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found read more

All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death.

by Jacques Lipchitz Found in: Sculpture Quotes,
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Then marble, soften'd into life, grew warm.

Then marble, soften'd into life, grew warm.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Sculpture Quotes,
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The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break read more

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

by Michelangelo Found in: Sculpture Quotes,
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And the cold marble leapt to life a God.

And the cold marble leapt to life a God.

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I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.

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The marble index of a mind forever
Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone.

The marble index of a mind forever
Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone.

by William Wordsworth Found in: Sculpture Quotes,
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From the feet, Hercules.
[Lat., Ex pede Herculem.]

From the feet, Hercules.
[Lat., Ex pede Herculem.]

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Sculpture Quotes,
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There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, read more

There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk through

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