Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

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"A well-spent day brings happy sleep." Leonardo da Vinci

"All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions." Leonardo da Vinci

"Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory." Leonardo da Vinci

"Art is never finished, only abandoned." Leonardo da Vinci

"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death." Leonardo da Vinci

"As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself." Leonardo da Vinci

"Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness." Leonardo da Vinci

"Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!" Leonardo da Vinci

"Common sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses." Leonardo da Vinci

"Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power." Leonardo da Vinci

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return." Leonardo da Vinci

"He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind." Leonardo da Vinci

"He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast." Leonardo da Vinci

"He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year."
Leonardo da Vinci

"Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous." Leonardo da Vinci

~My Favorite Leonardo da Vinci Quote~
"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." Leonardo da Vinci

"I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have." Leonardo da Vinci

"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death." Leonardo da Vinci

"The art of procreation and the members employed therein are so repulsive, that if it were not for the beauty of the faces and the adornments of the actors and the pent-up impulse, nature would lose the human species." Leonardo da Vinci

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