20 Best Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

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Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Read 20 best motivational Leonardo da Vinci quotes and sayings. He Was an Italian Polymath of the Renaissance. Here we share best inspirational quotes of Leonardo da Vinci with you!

1. While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

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2. 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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3. As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.

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4. Art is never finished, only abandoned.

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5. Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation… even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

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6. Science is the captain, and practice the soldiers.

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7. Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!

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8. 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.

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9. Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.

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10. Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?

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11. You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.

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12. Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.

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13. Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

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14. I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly.

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15. Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

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16. Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

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17. Every action needs to be prompted by a motive.

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18. Nature never breaks her own laws.

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19. Life well spent is long.

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20. The senses are of the earth, the reason stands apart from them in contemplation.

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21. The length of a man’s outspread arms is equal to his height.

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22. It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.

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23. He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.

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24. The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.

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25. I have wasted my hours.

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26. Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.

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27. I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.

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28. Our body is dependant on Heaven and Heaven on the Spirit.

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29. The Medici created and destroyed me.

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30. Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.

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