42 Best Leonardo da Vinci Quotes About Life And Learning

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Get here some best inspirational Leonardo da Vinci Quotes about life, learning, art, love, and education.

Best Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

1. “A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

2. “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.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

3. “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

4. “One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

5. “The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

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6. “I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

7. “The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

8. “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

9. “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

10. “If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

11. “The knowledge of all things is possible” ― Leonardo da Vinci

12. “Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

13. “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

14. “As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

15. “I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death” ― Leonardo da Vinci

16. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

17. “The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

18. “There are three classes of people: those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

19. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

20. “The deeper the feeling, the greater the pain” ― Leonardo da Vinci

21. “The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

22. “Realize that everything connects to everything else.” ― Leonardo Da Vinci

23. “Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose” ― Leonardo da Vinci

24. “Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

25. “Intellectual passion drives out sensuality. ” ― Leonardo DaVinci

26. “I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.” ― Leonardo Da Vinci

27. “One has no right to love or hate anything if one has not acquired a thorough knowledge of its nature. Great love springs from great knowledge of the beloved object, and if you know it but little you will be able to love it only a little or not at all.” ― Leonardo DaVinci

28. “Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

29. “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

30. “You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

31. “All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions” ― Leonardo Da Vinci

32. “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. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

33. “All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

34. “A poet knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

35. “Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

36. “Our life is made by the death of others.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

37. “Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

38. “Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

39. “He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

40. “Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!” ― Leonardo da Vinci

41. “Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

42. “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” ― Leonardo da Vinci