Leonardo Da Vinci Quotes

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. – Leonardo da Vinci

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. – Leonardo da Vinci

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. – Leonardo da Vinci

A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not. – Leonardo da Vinci

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen. – Leonardo da Vinci

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. – Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci

The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands. – Leonardo da Vinci

Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art. – Leonardo da Vinci

Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses- especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else. – Leonardo da Vinci

It is better to imitate ancient than modern work. – Leonardo da Vinci

It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. – Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood. – Leonardo da Vinci

Art is never finished, only abandoned. – Leonardo da Vinci

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. – Leonardo da Vinci

Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation… even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. – Leonardo da Vinci

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