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"You broke every rule. But you got in!" Book 1, section 2, page 15.

"Michelangelo, you couldn't see a crow in a bowlful of milk!" Book 1, section 4 page 20

"Art has a magic quality: the more minds that digest it, the longer it lives." Book 2, section 1, page 61

"Listen, my friend: it's easy to get used to the expensive, the soft, the comfortable. Once you're addicted, it's so easy to become a sycophant, to trim the sails of your judgment in order to be kept on. The next step is to change your work to please those in power, and that is death to the sculptor." Book 2, section 2, page 65

"God shapes the back to the burden." Book 2, section 7, page 83

"A work of art was not like a work of scholarship; it was personal, subjective. It had to be born within." Book 3, section...

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