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Quote 1

“The Topolinos had taught him to work the stone with friendliness, to seek its natural forms, its mountains and valleys, even though it might seem solid; never to grow angry or unsympathetic toward the material.”

Quote 2

“I can’t believe that a boy of such tender years can have received such a gift. There are some things you know more about than I do, and I have been working for over thirty years!”

Quote 3

“Art has a magic quality: the more minds that digest it, the longer it lives.”

Quote 4

“Sculpture is at the top of my list, Soggi. In fact, there is no list.”

Quote 5

“Marble was the hero of his life; and his fate. Not until this very moment, with his hands tenderly, lovingly on the marble, had he come fully alive.”

Quote 6

“Talent is cheap; dedication is expensive. It will cost you your life.’

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