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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

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Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
Leonardo da Vinci




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Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.”
Pablo Picasso
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.”
Eugene Delacroix
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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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