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    The prayers I make will then be sweet indeed,
    If thou the spirit give by which I pray;
    My unassisted heart is barren clay,
    Which of its native self can nothing feed;
    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1474–1564)

    In art, one idea is as good as another. If one takes the idea of trembling, for instance, all of a sudden most art starts to tremble. Michelangelo starts to tremble. El Greco starts to tremble. All the Impressionists start to tremble.
    Willem De Kooning (b. 1904)

    The marble not yet carved can hold the form Of every thought the greatest artist has.
    —Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564)