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Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci

Inventor, painter, sculptor philosopher and scientist, Leonardo da Vinci has left a legacy of important works in art as well as inventions that often didn't come to fruition for hundreds of years after his death, including the tank and the parachute. da Vinci often failed to complete what he started, becoming distracted with new ideas and projects. It took him 17 years to complete just six…

Date of Birth: April 15, 1452
Date of Death: May 02, 1519


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"As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself." Leonardo da Vinci
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inspirational    Italian Artist    Quote of the Day   

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"The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." Leonardo da Vinci
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Friends Or Friendship    Italian Artist   

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"Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind." Leonardo da Vinci
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Change    inspirational    Quote of the Day   

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"The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions." Leonardo da Vinci
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Deception    Italian Artist   

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"The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue." Leonardo da Vinci
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"A well-spent day brings happy sleep" Leonardo da Vinci
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"Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness." Leonardo da Vinci
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Darkness    Deception    Italian Artist   

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"Our life is made by the death of others." Leonardo da Vinci
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Death    Italian Artist   

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"As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death." Leonardo da Vinci
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"I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have." Leonardo da Vinci
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God    Italian Artist   

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"Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen." Leonardo da Vinci
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Judgment    Rest   

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"The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art." Leonardo da Vinci
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Art    Italian Artist   

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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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"The most praiseworthy form of painting is one that most resembles what it imitates." Leonardo da Vinci
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"If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself, or even less, in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct; and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight." Leonardo da Vinci
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"Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it." Leonardo da Vinci
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Italian Artist   

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"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." Leonardo da Vinci
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Empathy    Italian Artist    Simplicity   

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"I have wasted my hours" Leonardo da Vinci
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"Just as eating contrary to the inclination is injurious to the health, so study without desire sports the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in." Leonardo da Vinci
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"It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end." Leonardo da Vinci
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Beginning    Italian Artist   

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"Nature never breaks her own laws" Leonardo da Vinci
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