Leonardo Da Vinci Quotes

Vows begin when hope dies.

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.

You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand.

Black is like a broken vessel, which is deprived of the capacity to contain anything.

It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.

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

O painter, take care lest the greed for gain prove stronger incentive than renown in art, for to gain this renown is a far greater thing than the renown of riches.

Thirst will parch your tongue and your body will waste through lack of sleep ere you can describe in words that which painting instantly sets before the eye.