Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
Quote by Leonardo Da Vinci
It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
The desire to know is natural to good men.
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The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake.
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For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned...
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far...
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when...
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than...
Nothing can be love or hated unless it is first known.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the...
I have learned from an early age to abjured the use of meat, and the...
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation ... even so does inaction...
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of...