Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on imagination and senses

The faculty of imagination is both the rudder and the bridle of the senses.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on inaction, mind, purity, water, and weather

Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on passion and sensuality

Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508–1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on god, mankind, quality, and work

I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on life

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Life well spent is.long.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508-1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on age, animals, men, murder, and time

I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on death

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Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds theirs. We live by the death of others: We are burial places!

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on animals, corruption, death, food, giving, and life

Man and the animals are merely a passage and channel for food, a tomb for other animals, a haven for the dead, giving life by the death of others, a coffer full of corruption.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508-1518

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on love, practice, and theory

He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on authority and memory

Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Notebooks, 1508-1918

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