Word of the Day: Statue

/ˈstaCHo͞o/, noun:

1. a three dimensional representation made from stone, bronze, wood, etc., (usually of a person, animal or mythological being) that is produced by sculpturing, modeling, or casting.

I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.” Marcus Porcius Cato, c. 234 BCE – 149 BCE

Living in New York City, I am reminded by the Statue of Liberty that the United States of America has always welcomed those yearning to breathe free and seek a better life.” Charles B. Rangel, 1930 –

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” Michelangelo, 1475 – 1564

You have to accept the fact that sometimes you are the pigeon, and sometimes you are the statue.” Claude Chabrol, 1930 – 2010