QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

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All Quotations / Quotations from Leonardo Da Vinci

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.

Best Quotations

"The wise man will love all others will desire."

Afranius
"Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important."

T.S. Elliot
"Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe."

Frank Zappa
"Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner."

W. Somerset Maugham
"Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."

Mahatma Gandhi