Leonardo da Vinci Quotes


40 Leonardo da Vinci quotes:



"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."
"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do."
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"Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation ... even so does inaction sap the vigour of the mind."
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"Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect."
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"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
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"Life well spent is long."
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"Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active."
"The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions."
"Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!"
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"He who does not punish evil commands it to be done."
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"Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness."
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"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection."
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"People react to fear, not love - they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true."
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"All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions."
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"It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end."
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"Just as eating contrary to the inclination is injurious to the health, so study without desire sports the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in."
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"Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory"
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"The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves."
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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"
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"Who sows virtue reaps honor."
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