Leonardo Da Vinci Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Leonardo Da Vinci quotes, Leonardo Da Vinci sayings, and Leonardo Da Vinci proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. Leonardo da Vinci
Water is the driving force in nature. Leonardo da Vinci
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. Leonardo da Vinci
I love those that can smile in trouble. Leonardo da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci
Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. Leonardo da Vinci
Water is the driving force of all nature. Leonardo da Vinci
Mechanics is the paradise of the mathematical sciences because by means of it, one comes to the fruits of mathematics. Leonardo da Vinci
All our knowledge is the offspring of our perceptions. Leonardo da Vinci
Ask for advise from those who evidence good self-discipline. Leonardo da Vinci
He who does not control his impulse classes himself with beasts. Leonardo da Vinci
The sun has body, form, motion, radiance, heat, and procreative power, and these things flow from the sun without diminishing it. Leonardo da Vinci
The motion of the elements originates in the sun. Leonardo da Vinci
The eye and the rays of the sun and the mind are the fastest motion there is. Leonardo da Vinci
Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. Leonardo da Vinci
The smallest feline is a masterpiece. Leonardo da Vinci
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. Leonardo da Vinci
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
Details make perfection, and perfection is not a detail. Leonardo da Vinci
A gray day provides the best light. Leonardo da Vinci
The mind that engages in subjects of too great variety becomes confused and weakened. 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
Whoever despises the high wisdom of mathematics nourishes himself on delusion. Leonardo da Vinci
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return. Leonardo da Vinci
Oysters open completely when the moon is full; and when the crab sees one it throws a piece of stone or seaweed into it and the oyster cannot close again so that it serves the crab for meat. Such is the fate of him who opens his mouth too much and thereby puts himself at the mercy of the listener. Leonardo da Vinci
Being willing is not enough. We must do. 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
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
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind. Leonardo da Vinci
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. Leonardo da Vinci