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Heroism

“Everyone is capable of his own peculiar heroism. ┬áHe may not recognize it under that imposing title, for he is merely doing what his instincts tell him he must do to set his life straight; yet it is, in fact, so great a heroism that his neighbor, living out his own unrecognizable heroism, is awestricken at the other man’s courage: and that is what holds the world together.” 10 more words

Inspiration

The Artist and his Home: Michelangelo of Florence - Florence of Michelangelo

The Artist and his Home: Michelangelo of Florence – Florence of Michelangelo

My few days in Florence were a short dream, still the city opened itself to me much later, much slower, when I was reading Irving Stone’s novel ‘Agony and Ecstasy’ about its greatest son: the child who lost his mother, nourished by the kindness and beauty of his home town: Michelangelo. 2,382 more words