No artist is ahead of his time. He 'is' his time; it is just that others are behind the times.
Quote by Leonardo Da Vinci
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake.
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of...
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than...
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation ... even so does inaction...
Learning never exhausts the mind.
He who truly knows has no occasion to shout.
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and...
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far...
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a...
A well-spent day brings happy sleep
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
I have wasted my hours.
He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises....
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature