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Leonardo da Vinci
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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Leonardo da Vinci
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
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.
Leonardo da Vinci
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 Michelangelo
Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo
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Leonardo da Vinci
I have wasted my hours.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
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.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Nature never breaks her own laws.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Leonardo da Vinci
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 Michelangelo
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
I saw the angel in the marble and I carved until I set him free.
Michelangelo
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Leonardo da Vinci
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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
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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.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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
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 Michelangelo
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
I live in sin, to kill myself I live; no longer my life my own, but sin's; my good is given to me by heaven, my evil by myself, by my free will, of which I am deprived.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.
Michelangelo
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 Michelangelo
Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.
Michelangelo
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