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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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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



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

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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.”
Léonard de Vinci

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.”
Leonardo da Vinci

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.”




See also  

See also...



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Water is the driving force of all nature.”
Leonardo da Vinci

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You could not step twice into the same river.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus

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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.”
Alan Watts - In My Own Way

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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions




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Quotes about time:



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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Sadness flies away on the wings of time.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Quotes about the present:



Quotes for: present

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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Quotes about water:



Quotes for: water

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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.”
Alan Watts
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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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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.”
Henry David Thoreau
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They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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There is nothing softer and weaker than water,
And yet there is nothing better for attacking hard and strong things.”

Laozi
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Stones are hollowed out by the constant dropping of water.”
Publius Ovidius Naso
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Leonardo da Vinci also said...


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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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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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