29 Apr Quotes About Statues

Statues are such an influential part of history that notable people all around the world have recognized their beauty. Here are just a few:

“I have a bronze statue of myself. I have these really big curls and water comes out of every curl. It’s hot.”
~Macy Gray

“The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, “Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.” She’s got a baseball bat and yelling, “You want a piece of me?”
~Robin Williams

“In every block of marble, I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to others eyes as mine see it.”

“Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statues has never been erected in honor of a critic.”
~Jean Sibelius

“The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as
are not needed–it is a process of elimination”
~Elbert Hubbard

“I have a wonderful make-up crew. They’re the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty.”
~Bob Hope

“The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.”
~William Lloyd Garrison

“Only he who can view his own past as an abortion sprung from compulsion and need can use it to full advantage in the present. For what one has lived is at best comparable to a beautiful statue which has had its limbs knocked off in transit, and now yields nothing but the precious block out of which the image of one’s future must be hewn.”
~Walter Benjamin

“Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind. ”

“The pigeon here is a beautiful bird, of a delicate bronze colour, tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.”
~William John Wills

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