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Leonardo da Vinci
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist #inspirational #Courage

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You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand
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#Praise

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Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
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Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
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Leonardo da Vinci
The men of experiment are like the ant; they only collect and use. But the bee . . . gathers its materials from the flowers of the garden and of the field, but transforms and digests it by a power of its own.
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#Men

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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.
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I have wasted my hours.
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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.
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Leonardo da Vinci
Learning never exhausts the mind.
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Nature never breaks her own laws.
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Leonardo da Vinci
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
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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.
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#Mind

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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 will be powerless to vex your mind.
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#Patience

Leonardo da Vinci
I roamed the countryside searching for answers to things I did not understand. Why thunder lasts longer than that which causes it, and why immediately on its creation the lightning becomes visible to the eye while thunder requires time to travel. How the various circles of water form around the spot which has been struck by a stone and why a bird sustains itself in the air. These questions and other strange phenomena engaged my thought throughout my life.
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#Thoughts And Thinking

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A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
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Leonardo da Vinci
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
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Leonardo da Vinci
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
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Leonardo da Vinci
He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist

Leonardo da Vinci
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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Leonardo da Vinci
There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.
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Leonardo da Vinci
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
Leonardo da Vinci
#Italian Artist