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Michaelangelo:

In 1502 in Florence Italy there was a large block of marble given to a church in Santa Maria, the church immediately hired who they thought was a professional to sculpt this enormously huge piece of rock. The man was not a professional and soon after commencing this great task the man drilled a whole right at the bottom destroying this magnificent piece of marble so that the church decided just to drape a huge sheet over it not know what else to do, since it had been damaged beyond recognition and repair. A certain man, Michaelangelo caught word of this large stone and how it had been destroyed, so out of curiousity he went to check it out and thought "hey I think i can do something here" and after time he began to work and sculpt; and what was once thought to be a lost cause became one of the...

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