Best Quotes by Leonardo da Vinci (Top 10)

  1. Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
  2. Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
  3. 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.
  4. Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
  5. I love those who can smile in trouble...
  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.
  7. Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.
  8. The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
  9. 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.
  10. The smallest feline is a masterpiece.

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