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Michelangelo -- as in: Michelangelo Buonarotti
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  • And I am Michelangelo.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • It took a moment before I realized that it was a leafy replica of Michelangelo’s fresco of Adam from the Sistine Chapel.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • If Michelangelo had seen this in daylight with the sun streaming down from the glass dome, he’d have fallen to his knees and painted ’til he was blind.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • And Michelangelo?
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time

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  • I had realized this since that moment when—describing some puritanical Cracovian town fathers who had endeavored to put a fig leaf on a reproduction of Michelangelo’s David—she had said they had wanted "to cover up his schlong."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • But people could not listen to him when they were discussing Vitruvius, Michelangelo and Sir Christopher Wren.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Aria Montgomery’s fifteen-year-old brother, Michelangelo, wagged his head out of the family’s Outback window like a golden retriever.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • I could just imagine him high on a gantry, lying on his back like Michelangelo, working with a wrench on the fuel lines of one of his rockets.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • A leather-bound Bible sat on Vetra’s desk beside a plastic Bohr model of an atom and a miniature replica of Michelangelo’s Moses.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • And he cited the Moses of Michelangelo in the vatican.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • It probably felt similar to snuggling with Michelangelo’sDavid, except that this perfect marble creature wrapped his arms around me to pull me closer.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Headlines around the world read: CARREL’S NEW MIRACLE POINTS WAY TO AVERT OLD AGE! … SCIENTISTS GROW IMMORTAL CHICKEN HEART … DEATH PERHAPS NOT INEVITABLE Scientists said Carrel’s chicken-heart cells were one of the most important advances of the century, and that cell culture would uncover the secrets behind everything from eating and sex to "the music of Bach, the poems of Milton, [and] the genius of Michelangelo."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • She wears trousers and a beret slanted on her head like she is Michelangelo.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • If ’genius is eternal patience’, as Michelangelo affirms, Amy had some claim to the divine attribute, for she persevered in spite of all obstacles, failures, and discouragements, firmly believing that in time she should do something worthy to be called ’high art’.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • I mean, if you look at all the great people in history — Einstein, Michelangelo, Emily Dickinson — then you’re looking at a bunch of weird people.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Like Michelangelo, Brumidi had done some of his finest work inside the Vatican.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • The great artists of history…Raphael, Beethoven, Michelangelo…they were all just putting out what people liked.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • In Rome, along at first, you are full of regrets that Michelangelo died; but by and by, you only regret that you didn’t see him do it.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • For a long while a Siamese Buddha hung on the wall, to be replaced first by Michelangelo’s "Night," then by a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Endless monuments and sculptures, the history of the Medici family, masterpieces by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio, the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Pig’s body was absolutely magnificent; he looked as though he had been carved by the hand of Michelangelo.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • All that ancient culture and those beautiful works of art right out in public, by Michelangelo and Christopher Wren, and those ceremonies, like trooping the color at the Horse Guards’ parade or burying a great man in the Pantheon over in Paris.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • For the trees continued to live by their own vitality, and when they had no longer any leaves, that vitality gleamed more brightly still from the nap of green velvet that carpeted their trunks, or in the white enamel of the globes of mistletoe that were scattered all the way up to the topmost branches of the poplars, rounded as are the sun and moon in Michelangelo’s ’Creation.’
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • Over the next half hour, Langdon showed them slides of artwork by Michelangelo, Albrecht Dürer, Da Vinci, and many others, demonstrating each artist’s intentional and rigorous adherence to the Divine Proportion in the layout of his compositions.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Michelangelo, Puccini, Leonardo.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • The sculptures of Michelangelo and the fictional inventions of Da Vinci made real.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The alternative to Picasso is not Michelangelo, but kitsch.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • If Michelangelo were alive today, he wouldn’t be so proud.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • She knows that this moment is Michelangelo’s Pieta come to life, with her as Mary and Lincoln as Christ.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • But then in capturing so sublime a scene, even a Raphael or a Michelangelo would have been inadequate, he was sure.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • The Vatican Museum housed over 60,000 priceless pieces in 1,407 rooms-Michelangelo, da Vinci, Bernini, Botticelli.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Designed by Michelangelo himself.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • I admit, not one of Michelangelo’s better efforts.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • "Now that," Langdon said to Vittoria, "is something Michelangelo got right."
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • He defaced works by Michelangelo, Bramante, and Bernini.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Known as "The Michelangelo of the Capitol," Brumidi had laid claim to the Capitol Rotunda in the same way Michelangelo had laid claim to the Sistine Chapel, by painting a fresco on the room’s most lofty canvas—the ceiling.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Known as "The Michelangelo of the Capitol," Brumidi had laid claim to the Capitol Rotunda in the same way Michelangelo had laid claim to the Sistine Chapel, by painting a fresco on the room’s most lofty canvas—the ceiling.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Not to mention, the greatest treasures were architectural-the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s famed spiral staircase leading to the Museo Vaticano-priceless testaments to man’s creative genius.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The Cosmo-Slotnick Building, which is pure Michelangelo.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Mom, believe me, Michelangelo would definitely not be painting bakeries.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Langdon, as a child, had been terrified when he saw Michelangelo’s diabolical "horned Moses"—the centerpiece of Rome’s Basilica of St. Peter in Chains.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Michelangelo he could have helped with, but Raphael’s work had never captivated him.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Gianlorenzo Bernini was the second most famous sculptor of all time, his fame eclipsed only by Michelangelo himself.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • In the distance, on the very edge of Rome, Michelangelo’s massive dome blotted the setting sun.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • But I thought Michelangelo designed St. Peter’s.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Sandwiched between Raphael and Michelangelo, Langdon found the ledger marked Bernini.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Michelangelo’s David.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
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