Leonardo da Vinci - Page 2

Love, Fear, and Esteem, – Write these on three stones.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

A day will come in which men will look upon an animal’s murder the same way they look today upon a man’s murder.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The moment has no time.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Every action done by nature is done in the shortest way.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Man has much power of discourse which for the most part is vain and false; animals have but little, but it is useful and true, and a small truth is better than a great lie.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The human being, creature of eyes, needs the image.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Practice should always be based upon a sound knowledge of theory.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Nothing is so much to be feared as Evil Report.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The natural desire of good men is knowledge.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Fear arises sooner than anything else.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Nothing will be left, Nothing in the air, nothing under the earth, nothing in the waters. All will be exterminated.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The wisest and noblest teacher is nature itself.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The faculty of imagination is both the rudder and the bridle of the senses.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Nature alone is the master of true genius.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The good painter must paint two things: a person and the essence of his soul.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

All our knowledge originates in opinion.
– Leonardo Da Vinci