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.