Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
Quote by Leonardo Da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
Our life is made by the death of others.
You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand
The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
The desire to know is natural to good men.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy...
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and...
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art
Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience.
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you...
A well-spent day brings happy sleep
Be happy. Talk happiness. Happiness calls out responsive gladness in others. There is enough sadness...
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...