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Leonardo da Vinci

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Biography - Leonardo da Vinci:

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

Quote

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leonardo da Vinci




Translation  

Translation

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German
Und die ganze Zeit, da ich dachte, ich lernte zu leben, da lernte ich zu sterben.”
Leonardo da Vinci

French
Alors que je croyais apprendre à vivre, j'apprenais à mourir.”
Léonard de Vinci




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The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.”
Epicurus

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Philosophize is to learn how to die.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays




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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance one cannot fly into flying.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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Learning to love is why we are here.”
Abbé Pierre
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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From one, learn all.”
Publius Vergilius Maro - Aeneid
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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Quotes for: to live:


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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
Alan Watts
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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Quotes for: to die:


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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Isidore of Seville
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He who would make serious use of his life must always act as though he had a long time to live and must schedule his time as though he were about to die.”
Émile Maximilien Paul Littré
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Leonardo da Vinci also said...


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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.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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He who thinks little, errs much.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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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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