Leonardo da Vinci Quotes (37 quotations)

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26. The art of procreation and the members employed therein are so repulsive, that if it were not for the beauty of the faces and the adornments of the actors and the pent-up impulse, nature would lose the human species. - Leonardo da Vinci

27. The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. - Leonardo da Vinci

28. The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. - Leonardo da Vinci

29. There shall be wings! If the accomplishment be not for me, 'tis for some other. - Leonardo da Vinci

30. Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land. - Leonardo da Vinci

31. 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. - Leonardo da Vinci

32. Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art. - Leonardo da Vinci

33. While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die. - Leonardo da Vinci

34. Who sows virtue reaps honor. - Leonardo da Vinci

35. Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory. - Leonardo da Vinci

36. Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake? - Leonardo da Vinci

37. You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. - Leonardo da Vinci

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