If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be allured by the madness of the world, so that we may never fall away from you, O Lord Jesus Christ.
No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty.
As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.