Masterpiece Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old masterpiece quotes, masterpiece sayings, and masterpiece proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A masterpiece doesn't so much transcend its time as perpetuate it; it keeps its moment alive.     

Arlene Croce

A masterpiece is a piece that masters things.     

TemitOpe Ibrahim

Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.     

E. O. Wilson

A true masterpiece does not tell everything.     

Albert Camus

A masterpiece does not unfurl its wings immediately. It takes time. It will fly when it is ready.     

A.D. Posey

The Universe is the most extraordinary masterpiece ever constructed by nobody.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Every great masterpiece is a purification of the world.     

Andre Malraux

Man is a masterpiece of creation, if only because no amount of determinism can prevent him from believing that he acts as a free being.     

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Masterpieces are no more than the shipwrecked flotsam of great minds.     

Marcel Proust

The great and glorious masterpiece of humanity is to know how to live with a purpose.     

Michel de Montaigne

Make your lives a masterpiece, you only get one canvas.     

E.A. Bucchianeri

Our life is our masterpiece, it's up to us on how we paint our story. It's up to us how we see the substances we have. At the end of the day, all our accumulated stuff will be presented as our greatest piece of work.     

Nathaniel E. Quimada

A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.     

Virginia Woolf

The female body is a masterpiece. Everyone likes to look at the female body, especially in dynamic, athletic sport.     

Natalie Cook

Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.      

Frank Lloyd Wright

The secret to a masterpiece is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration.     

Mario Vargas Llosa

The art of achievement is the art of making life - your life - a masterpiece.     

Wilferd Peterson

Life is like a painting; make yours a masterpiece.     


When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.      

John Ruskin

A masterpiece doesn't push you around. It lets you make up your own mind about what it means - and change it as often as you like.      

Terry Teachout

A masterpiece of fiction is an original world and as such is not likely to fit the world of the reader.     

Vladimir Nabokov

The Universe is a masterpiece of abundance.     

Rhonda Byrne