Sunday, July 21, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

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

All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part. Leonardo da Vinci

Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes! Leonardo da Vinci

The mind of the painter must resemble a mirror, which always takes the colour of the object it reflects and is completely occupied by the images of as many objects as are in front of it. Leonardo da Vinci

Life well spent is long. Leonardo da Vinci

Every action needs to be prompted by a motive. Leonardo da Vinci

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it. Leonardo da Vinci

Many are they who have a taste and love for drawing, but no talent; and this will be discernible in boys who are not diligent and never finish their drawings with shading. Leonardo da Vinci

Time abides long enough for those who make use of it. Leonardo da Vinci

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake? Leonardo da Vinci