15 Leonardo da Vinci Quotes of Wisdom

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Leonardo da Vinci was far ahead of his time, he was a painter, a sculptor, an architect, an engineer, a mathematician, a writer, a geologist and much more. Not only that, he was actually genius in many of these fields, in fact his painting is the most known painting to date, his engineering designs (such as his flying machine) were so far ahead of his time that people did not invent his ideas until years later. Da Vinci had an intuitive mind which bent the boundaries of what’s possible, he was a creator, a man with a purpose, and an observer of the beauty in life which was what allowed him to think in abstract, conceptual ways that others before him had never thought. Here are 15 of the wisest Leonardo da Vinci Quotes:



“Learning never exhausts the mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci




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




“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions. ” – Leonardo da Vinci




“It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” – Leonardo da Vinci




“Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art” – Leonardo da Vinci




“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci




“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo da Vinci




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




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




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




“Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation … even so does inaction sap the vigour ofthe mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci




“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




“Wisdom is the daughter of experience” – Leonardo da Vinci




“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.” – Leonardo da Vinci




“I awoke only to find that the rest of the world was still asleep.” – Leonardo da Vinci