Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience.
Quote by Leonardo Da Vinci
Nothing can be love or hated unless it is first known.
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than...
I have learned from an early age to abjured the use of meat, and the...
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should...
You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps...
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap...
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality
Experience is what you got by not having it when you need it.
The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to...
The desire to know is natural to good men.
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far...
From childhood's hour I have not been As others were--I have not seen As others...
In my painting of the 'All -Night Cafe' I've tried to express the idea that...
Behold, A ram caught in a thicket by its horns; Offer the Ram of Pride...
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...