98 Total Quotes

Italian Artist Quotes

Leonardo da Vinci
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci
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 Michelangelo
The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Genius is eternal patience.
Michelangelo
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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
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Leonardo da Vinci
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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
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Leonardo da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Leonardo da Vinci
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 Michelangelo
I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all.
Michelangelo
#Italian Artist

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

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

 Michelangelo
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Michelangelo
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Leonardo da Vinci
The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Our life is made by the death of others.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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
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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
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Leonardo da Vinci
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Who sows virtue reaps honor.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work the least, for they are thinking out inventions and forming in their minds the perfect idea that they subsequently express with their hands.
Giorgio Vasari
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Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
Giotto Bondone
#Italian Artist

The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars.
Giotto Bondone
#Italian Artist

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.
Giotto Bondone
#Italian Artist

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto Bondone
#Italian Artist

 Michelangelo
The more the marbles wastes, the more the statue grows.
Michelangelo
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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

 Michelangelo
I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.
Michelangelo
#Italian Artist

 Michelangelo
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
Michelangelo
#Italian Artist

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
Tom Peters
#Italian Artist

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