The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
Quote by Leonardo Da Vinci
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps...
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's...
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and...
The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake.
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you...
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy...
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must...
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Wisdom is the daughter of experience.
You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap...
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he...
Experience does not ever err; it is only your judgment that errs in promising itself...
Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
Authority is itself inherently an act of imagination.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results...
Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.