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Top 41 Memorable Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Leonardo da Vinci is one of the world’s greatest thinkers, artists, and philosophers. His areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, paleontology, and cartography.

He was born on 15 April 1452, Itlay. Today he remains best known for his art, including two paintings that remain among the world’s most famous and admired, Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.

Leonardo da Vinci quotes will inspire you to live a life of simplicity so that you may live your dreams.

Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Now Keep Clam and explore some of the best quotes by Leonardo da Vinci’s.

1. “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” -Leonardo da Vinci

2. “It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.” -Leonardo da Vinci

3. “The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” -Leonardo da Vinci

4. “Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.” -Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci quotes

5. “Nature never breaks her own laws.” -Leonardo da Vinci

6. “The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.” -Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci quotes
Leonardo da Vinci quotes

7. “Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.” -Leonardo da Vinci

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

9. “Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?” -Leonardo da Vinci

10. “Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!” -Leonardo da Vinci

11. “As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.” -Leonardo da Vinci

12. “A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.” -Leonardo da Vinci


13. “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” -Leonardo da Vinci

14. “I love those who can smile in trouble…” -Leonardo da Vinci

15. “The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” -Leonardo da Vinci


16. “Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.” -Leonardo da Vinci

17. “One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” -Leonardo da Vinci

18. “Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.” -Leonardo da Vinci

19. “Our life is made by the death of others.” -Leonardo da Vinci


20. “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” -Leonardo da Vinci

21. “‘The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” -Leonardo da Vinci

22. “Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.” -Leonardo da Vinci

23. “Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.” -Leonardo da Vinci

24. “All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” -Leonardo da Vinci


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

26. “There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.” -Leonardo da Vinci

27. “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” -Leonardo da Vinci


28. “As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.” -Leonardo da Vinci

29. “It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” -Leonardo da Vinci

30. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” -Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci learning quotes
Leonardo da Vinci learning quotes

31. “The deeper the feeling, the greater the pain.” -Leonardo da Vinci

32. It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” -Leonardo da Vinci

33. “I thought I was learning to live; I was only learning to die.” -Leonardo da Vinci

34. “Time stays long enough for those who use it.” -Leonardo da Vinci

35. “Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.” -Leonardo da Vinci

quotes by Leonardo da Vinci
quotes by Leonardo da Vinci

36. “I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.” -Leonardo da Vinci

37. “God sells us all things at the price of labor.” -Leonardo da Vinci

38. “The senses are of the earth, the reason stands apart from them in contemplation.” -Leonardo da Vinci

39. “Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve.” -Leonardo da Vinci

quotes by Leonardo da Vinci

40. “Once you have tasted the taste of the sky, you will forever look up.” -Leonardo da Vinci

41. “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” -Leonardo da Vinci


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