65+ Leonardo da Vinci Quotes To Get Inspiration And Become A Good Person

Leonardo da Vinci was born in Italy in the 15th century. He was a polymath who was concerned with the invention. Not only in science but also in the art such as drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, anatomy, cartography, etc. Leonardo was especially known for his paintings, the famous Mona Lisa painting is done by Leonardo da Vinci. He is also known for his tremendous inventions which were next to impossible in the 15th century. He invented flying vehicle concepts, fighting vehicles, and solar power.
Apart from these all contributions he has given some life learning lessons;
1. Be curious: always be relentlessly curious about anything. Whether for success or any experiment or any conclusion in life be curious it will lead you somewhere.
2. Seek knowledge for just knowing: it is not necessary that all knowledge we know should be used somewhere. We should seek some knowledge for knowing about a specific thing. This seeking increases our wisdom.
3. Never kill our inner-child: no matter how much we age in our life, we should always keep our inner-child alive and kicking. That small thing in our inner-self will never let our smile go away. It gives us a small smile whenever we think of that child.
4. Observe everything: always stay conscious and alert, observe everything in the surroundings. In some or the other way, it will help us in some situations. Observing is the most important instinct in our life. We can learn many things just by observing.
These were some of the teachings of the legend Leonardo da Vinci. There are many sayings by him, below we have listed the most uplifting and positive Leonardo da Vinci Quotes for you to be a better person in life.

Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

“Learning never exhausts the mind.”

"Learning never exhausts the mind."

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."

“Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.”

"Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it."

“Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.”

"Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master."

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things."

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do."

“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.”

"The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding."

“Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments.”

"Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments."

“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”

"All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions."

“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.”

"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."

“Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.”

"Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs."

“All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part.”

"All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part."

“The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.”

"The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects."

“Life well spent is long.”

"Life well spent is long."

“Common sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.”

"Common sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses."

“Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.”

"Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man."

“One has no right to love or hate anything if one has not acquired a thorough knowledge of its nature.”

 

“Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.”

 

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.”

 

“Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than with the imagination being awake?”

 

“As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”

 

“Though I may not, like them, be able to quote other authors, I shall rely on that which is much greater and more worthy — on experience.”

 

“One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.”

 

“There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.”

 

“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.”

 

“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.”

 

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.”

 

“The deeper the feeling, the greater the pain.”

 

“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.”

 

“In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”

 

“Time abides long enough for those who make use of it.”

 

“Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”

 

“He who does not oppose evil, commands it to be done.”

 

“Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.”

 

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”

 

“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”

 

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”

 

“Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.”

 

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

 

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”

 

“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”

 

“I love those who can smile in trouble…”

 

“One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.”

 

“Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.”

 

“I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.”

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