Leonardo da Vinci - Page 5

Whoever in debate quotes authority uses not intellect, but memory.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Experience never misleads; what you are misled by is only your judgment, and this misleads you by anticipating results from experience of a kind that is not produced by your experiments.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Men standing in opposite hemispheres will converse and deride each other and embrace each other, and understand each other’s language.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The sun gives spirit and life to the plants and the earth nourishes them with moisture.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Many will be busied in taking away from a thing, which will grow in proportion as it is diminished.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Putting your hand into a river, you simultaneously touch the last of what is passing and the first of what is coming.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Each man is always in the middle of the surface of the earth and under the zenith of his own hemisphere, and over the centre of the earth.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.
– 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

We might say that the earth has the spirit of growth; that its flesh is the soil.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Every part is disposed to unite with the whole, that it may thereby escape from its own incompleteness.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Necessity is a guardian in Nature.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

– Leonardo da Vinci

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

– Leonardo da Vinci

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

– Leonardo da Vinci

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Where There Is Shouting There Is No True Knowledge.

– Leonardo Da Vinci

Where There Is Shouting There Is No True Knowledge

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

– Leonardo da Vinci

Where There Is Shouting There Is No True Knowledge

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
– Leonardo da Vinci

Learning never exhausts the mind.
– Leonardo da Vinci