Leonardo Da Vinci Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Leonardo Da Vinci

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Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: It is useful to constantly observe, note, and consider. It is useful to constantly observe, note, and consider.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The part always has a tendency to reunite with its whole in order to escape from its imperfection. The part always has a tendency to reunite with its whole in order to escape from its imperfection.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Why does the eye see more clearly when asleep than the imagination when awake? Why does the eye see more clearly when asleep than the imagination when awake?
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The greater the man's soul, the deeper he loves. The greater the man's soul, the deeper he loves.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: A gray day provides the best light. A gray day provides the best light.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: O time! swift devourer of all created things! O time! swift devourer of all created things!
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect. Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Lies don't solve problems it just make it worst ... so liars beware Lies don't solve problems it just make it worst ... so liars beware
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: To enjoy - to love a thing for its own sake and for no other reason. To enjoy - to love a thing for its own sake and for no other reason.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: My works are the issue of simple and plain experience which is the true mistress. My works are the issue of simple and plain experience which is the true mistress.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: He who has access to the fountain does not go to the water-pot. He who has access to the fountain does not go to the water-pot.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: For those colours which you wish to be beautiful, always first prepare a pure white ground. For those colours which you wish to be beautiful, always first prepare a pure white ground.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The good painter must paint two things: a person and the essence of his soul. The good painter must paint two things: a person and the essence of his soul.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The vine that has grown old on an old tree falls with the ruin of that tree, and through that bad companionship must perish with it. The vine that has grown old on an old tree falls with the ruin of that tree, and through that bad companionship must perish with it.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: I am never weary of being useful ... In serving others I cannot do enough. No labor is sufficient to tire me. I am never weary of being useful ... In serving others I cannot do enough. No labor is sufficient to tire me.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The most beautiful words of love are told in silence for a look. The most beautiful words of love are told in silence for a look.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it. Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The length of a man's outspread arms is equal to his height. The length of a man's outspread arms is equal to his height.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything. The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: To lie is vile, to tell truth is excellent, if not noble. To lie is vile, to tell truth is excellent, if not noble.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Avoid the precepts of those thinkers whose reasoning is not confirmed by experience. Avoid the precepts of those thinkers whose reasoning is not confirmed by experience.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: A long life is a life well spent. A long life is a life well spent.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Truth was the only daughter of Time. Truth was the only daughter of Time.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Whoever in debate quotes authority uses not intellect, but memory. Whoever in debate quotes authority uses not intellect, but memory.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: It is the infinite alone that cannot be attained, for if it could it would become finite. It is the infinite alone that cannot be attained, for if it could it would become finite.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: To Nature, since it is only by chance that they wear the human To Nature, since it is only by chance that they wear the human
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: In time and with water, everything changes In time and with water, everything changes
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Truth was always but the daughter of time. Truth was always but the daughter of time.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The soul is content to stay imprisoned in the human body ... for through the eyes all the various things of nature are represented to the soul. The soul is content to stay imprisoned in the human body ... for through the eyes all the various things of nature are represented to the soul.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Necessity is the mistress and guide of nature. Necessity is the theme and inventress of nature, her curb and her eternal law. Necessity is the mistress and guide of nature. Necessity is the theme and inventress of nature, her curb and her eternal law.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Ask counsel of him who rules himself well. Ask counsel of him who rules himself well.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The world wouldn't be the world, without trouble. The world wouldn't be the world, without trouble.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Intellectual passion drives out sensuality. Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Darkness is absence of light. Shadow is diminution of light. Darkness is absence of light. Shadow is diminution of light.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The painter will produce pictures of little merit if he takes the works of others as his standard. The painter will produce pictures of little merit if he takes the works of others as his standard.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects. The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Water is the driving force in nature. Water is the driving force in nature.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Just as iron rusts from disuse, and stagnant water putrefies, or when cold turns to ice, so our intellect wastes unless it is kept in use. Just as iron rusts from disuse, and stagnant water putrefies, or when cold turns to ice, so our intellect wastes unless it is kept in use.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: I abhor the supreme folly of those who blame the disciples of nature in defiance of those masters who were themselves her pupils I abhor the supreme folly of those who blame the disciples of nature in defiance of those masters who were themselves her pupils
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The eye - which sees all objects reversed - retains the images for some time. The eye - which sees all objects reversed - retains the images for some time.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Among the great things which are to be found among us, the being of nothingness is the greatest. Among the great things which are to be found among us, the being of nothingness is the greatest.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments. Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Happy will they be who lend ear to the words of the dead. Happy will they be who lend ear to the words of the dead.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: We might say that the earth has the spirit of growth; that its flesh is the soil. We might say that the earth has the spirit of growth; that its flesh is the soil.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Shadow is the diminution alike of light and of darkness, and stands between darkness and light. Shadow is the diminution alike of light and of darkness, and stands between darkness and light.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. Depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Most people, if you give them a book, they sniff around on it awhile, then try to eat it. Most people, if you give them a book, they sniff around on it awhile, then try to eat it.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The moment has no time. The moment has no time.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Movement will fail sooner than usefulness. Movement will fail sooner than usefulness.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The lover is drawn by the thing loved, as the sense is by that which it perceives ... The lover is drawn by the thing loved, as the sense is by that which it perceives ...
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: That painter who has no doubts will achieve little. That painter who has no doubts will achieve little.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: The color of the object illuminated partakes of the color of that which illuminates it. The color of the object illuminated partakes of the color of that which illuminates it.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Anyone who invokes authors in discussion is not using his intelligence but his memory. Anyone who invokes authors in discussion is not using his intelligence but his memory.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Time stays long enough for those who use it. Time stays long enough for those who use it.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: He who never puts his trust in any man will never be deceived. He who never puts his trust in any man will never be deceived.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: A man of supreme folly: his life flies away while he is merely hoping to enjoy it. A man of supreme folly: his life flies away while he is merely hoping to enjoy it.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: He who does not punish evil, commands it to be done. He who does not punish evil, commands it to be done.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity. Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.
Leonardo Da Vinci quotes: Black is like a broken vessel, which is deprived of the capacity to contain anything. Black is like a broken vessel, which is deprived of the capacity to contain anything.