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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

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.



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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Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
L'eau que vous touchez dans les rivières est la dernière qui s'en va et la première qui arrive. Ainsi va le temps présent.

German
Bei einem Fluss ist das Wasser, das man berührt, das letzte von dem, was vorübergeströmt ist, und das erste von dem, was kommt. So ist es auch mit der Gegenwart.

Italian
L'acqua che tocchi de' fiumi è l'ultima di quella che andò e la prima di quella che viene. Cosí il tempo presente.




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Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.

Water is the driving force of all nature.

You could not step twice into the same river.

Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.

Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.

Consciousness is a link between what was and what will be; a bridge between the past and the future.

With each heavy storm of rain
⁠Change comes o'er thy valley fair;
Once, alas! but not again
⁠Can the same stream hold thee e'er.





Quotes for: time


Quotes

Quotes about time:


Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Time is a great master; it regulates things well.





It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.





Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.





What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.





It takes a long time to become young.











Quotes for: present


Quotes

Quotes about the present:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca - 





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.





Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.











Quotes for: water


Quotes

Quotes about water:


Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.





The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.





My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.





The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.





They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.





There is nothing softer and weaker than water,
And yet there is nothing better for attacking hard and strong things.

Laozi - 











Quotes

Leonardo da Vinci also said...


He who thinks little, errs much.





Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.





All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.





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





He who walks straight rarely falls.





Wisdom is the daughter of experience.












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