“If there’s no love, what then?”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“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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“Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“A wave is never found alone, but is mingled with the other waves.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Sooner will there exist a body without a shadow than virtue unaccompanied by envy.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Science is the captain, and practice the soldiers.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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 Leonardo da Vinci, quotes, wisdom, practice, theory

 

“The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“People react to fear, not love – they don’t teach that in Sunday School, but it’s true.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“If you find from your own experience that something is a fact and it contradicts what some authority has written down, then you must abandon the authority and base your reasoning on your own findings.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Necessity is the mistress and guide of nature. Necessity is the theme and inventress of nature, her curb and her eternal law.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“The supreme misfortune is when theory outstrips performance”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“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.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

 

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“In time and with water, everything changes”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“It is an acknowledged fact that we perceive errors in the work of others more readily than in our own.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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 Leonardo da Vinci, quotes, wisdom, eye, dream, imagination

 

 “A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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 “Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“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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“He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Just as food eaten without appetite is tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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 Leonardo da Vinci, quotes, wisdom, study, wisdom, memory

 

“Nature never breaks her own laws.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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 “Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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 “Art is never finished, only abandoned.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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