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What's the source of Michelangelo's quote: “Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.”?

Many quote Michelangelo as saying that "trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle." For example, the following passage is from the book Self-Help; with Illustrations of Character ...