Leonardo da Vinci Collection of Quotes

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

2. “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

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

4. “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

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

6. “Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.” -Leonardo da Vinci

7. “For, verily, great love springs from great knowledge of the beloved object, and if you little know it, you will be able to love it only little or not at all.” -Leonardo da Vinci

8. “The length of a man’s outspread arms is equal to his height.” Leonardo da Vinci

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

10. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo da Vinci

11. “Learn to see. Realize that everything connects to everything going else.” -Leonardo da Vinci

12. “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

13. “The noblest pressure is the joy of understanding.” -Leonardo da Vinci

14. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” -Leonardo da Vinci

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