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.'

Drawing is based upon perspective, which is nothing else than a thorough knowledge of the function of the eye. 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
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
The smallest feline is a masterpiece. Leonardo da Vinci
It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. Leonardo da Vinci
Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose Leonardo da Vinci
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
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory. Leonardo da Vinci
Whoever despises the high wisdom of mathematics nourishes himself on delusion and will never still the sophistic sciences whose only product is an eternal uproar. Leonardo da Vinci
The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. Leonardo da Vinci
The surface of the sea is equidistant from the center of the earth and forms the deepest surface in the world. The lowest parts of the mountains are found where they join their valleys, and in the extreme depths of these valleys are the rivers which formed them and which reach their ultimate depth in their concourse into the ultimate stream, where they lose their forms and names; and the deepest part of the ultimate stream is the sea where the wandering kindred streams find repose. Leonardo da Vinci