Quote Attributed to Michelangelo

The original is usually attributed to Michelangelo:

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
Michelangelo (1475 – 1564) Italian painter, sculptor, architect, poet

A  sculptor said when asked how he could sculpt such a beautiful horse : “I simply carve away anything that does not look like a horse.”

Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) French sculptor