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Leonardo da Vinci

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Biography : Italian Renaissance polymath.
Born: 1452 - Died: 1519
Period:
16th century
15th century
Place of birth: Italy
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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."
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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.

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Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly."
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All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions."
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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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He who walks straight rarely falls."
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Atlanticus
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience."
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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Life well spent is long."
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He who thinks little, errs much."
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He who thinks little, errs much.

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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
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Water is the driving force of all nature."
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The eye, which is called the window of the soul, is the principal means by which the central sense can most completely and abundantly appreciate the infinite works of nature; and the ear is the second, which acquires dignity by hearing of the things the eye has seen."
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Truth was the only daughter of Time."
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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen."
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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death."
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Human subtlety 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."
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The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art."
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Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active."
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Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory."
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