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 Leon Alberti - “Beauty the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole”
 Leon Battista Alberti - “Painting is possessed of a divine power, for not only . . . does it make the absent present, but it also, after many centuries, makes the dead almost alive, so that they are recognized with great admiration . . .”
 Leon Battista Alberti - “Painting is possessed of a divine power, for not only ... does it make the absent present, but it also, after many centuries, makes the dead almost alive, so that they are recognized with great admiration ...”
 Leon Battista Alberti - “We must always take from nature what we paint and always choose the most beautiful things.”
 Leon Battista Alberti - “When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.”
 Bob Alberti - “Hold tenderly that which you cherish, for it is precious and a tight grip may crush it. Do not let the fear of dropping it cause you to hold it too tightly the chances are, it's holding you, too.”
 Scipione Alberti - “Secret thoughts and open countenance will go safely over the whole world.”
 Leon Battista Alberti - “A man can do all things if he but wills them.”
 Leon Battista Alberti - “Beauty - the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.”