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
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that...
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when...
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor
Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
The desire to know is natural to good men.
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of...
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned...
Remember that happiness is a way of travel -- not a destination
The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than...
Water is the driving force of all nature.
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.