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Leonardo+da Vinci Quotes

Leonardo da Vinci
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Friends Or Friendship #Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Rest #Judgment

Leonardo da Vinci
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Darkness #Deception

Leonardo da Vinci
The most praiseworthy form of painting is one that most resembles what it imitates.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Painting

Leonardo da Vinci
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Simplicity #Empathy

Leonardo da Vinci
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Deception

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

Leonardo da Vinci
The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Art

Leonardo da Vinci
Our life is made by the death of others.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Death

Leonardo da Vinci
The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Water is the driving force of all nature.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Genius

Leonardo da Vinci
I have learned from an early age to abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men
Leonardo da Vinci
#Age And Aging

Leonardo da Vinci
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation ... even so does inaction sap the vigour of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Action

Leonardo da Vinci
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Painting

Leonardo da Vinci
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Men