Leonardo DaVinci

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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.Rate it:
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.Rate it:
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.Rate it:
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.Rate it:
Every obstacle yields to stern resolve.Rate it:
Human subtelty will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does Nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous.Rate it:
Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.Rate it:
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.Rate it:
It is hard to have patience with people who say 'There is no death' or 'Death doesn't matter.' There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.Rate it:
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.Rate it:
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.Rate it:
Once you have flown, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward for there you have been, there you long to return.Rate it:
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.Rate it:
People react to fear, not love- they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.Rate it:
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.Rate it:

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