Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Small rooms and dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it.

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you.

Nature never breaks her own laws.

First I shall make some experiments before I proceed further, because my intention is to consult experience first and then by reasoning show why such experiment is bound to work in such a way. And this is the true rule by which those who analyze natural effects must proceed; and although nature begins with the […]

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

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