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

Leonardo da Vinci
Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Age And Aging

Leonardo da Vinci
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Action #Idleness

Leonardo da Vinci
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they
Leonardo da Vinci
#Clothes

Leonardo da Vinci
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Beginning

Leonardo da Vinci
He who does not punish evil commands it to be done.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Evil

Leonardo da Vinci
Who sows virtue reaps honor.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Honor

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
#Italian Artist #Inventions

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
#Italian Artist #Practice

Leonardo da Vinci
Thirst will parch your tongue and your body will waste through lack of sleep ere you can describe in words that which painting instantly sets before the eye
Leonardo da Vinci
#Body

Leonardo da Vinci
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality
Leonardo da Vinci
#Passion

Leonardo da Vinci
Experience does not ever err; it is only your judgment that errs in promising itself results which are not caused by your experiments
Leonardo da Vinci
#Experience

Leonardo da Vinci
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen
Leonardo da Vinci
#Painting

Leonardo da Vinci
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Brave #Courageous

Leonardo da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication
Leonardo da Vinci
#Complexity

Leonardo da Vinci
Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Passion

Leonardo da Vinci
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #Quote of the Day #inspirational

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
#Authority

Leonardo da Vinci
As a day well spent brings blessed sleep, so a life well spent brings a blessed death.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Death

Leonardo da Vinci
You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art
Leonardo da Vinci
#Art

Leonardo da Vinci
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Inaction