Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on art, engineering, and work

The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on destruction

The Medici created and destroyed me.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on day, death, happiness, life, and sleep

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

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on art, children, cruelty, motherhood, nature, reward, and slavery

O neglectful Nature, wherefore art thou thus partial, becoming to some of thy children a tender and benignant mother, to others a most cruel and ruthless stepmother? I see thy children given into slavery to others without ever receiving any benefit, and in lieu of any reward for the services they have done for them they are repaid by the severest punishments.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on daughters, experience, and wisdom

Wisdom is the daughter of experience.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on effort

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O Lord, Thou givest us everything, At the price Of an effort.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on purpose and work

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on eternity, failure, justice, laws, and success

You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself. . . . the height of a man's success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. . . . And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on art, spirit, and work

Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on work

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Shun those studies in which the work that results dies with the worker.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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