Leonardo da Vinci teachings

Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.

da Vinci






Learning, Knowledge, Understanding, Discovery

The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.

Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.

Learning never exhausts the mind.

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.

Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer; since to remain constantly at work will cause you to lose your power of judgment. Go some distance away because the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance, and a lack of harmony or proportion is more readily seen.

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.

Science is the captain, and practice the soldiers.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.


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.

Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.

Necessity is the mistress and guide of nature. Necessity is the theme and inventress of nature, her curb and her eternal law.

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Nature never breaks her own laws.

Art, Beliefs, Insights

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?


Leonardo da Vinci teachings

Art is never finished, only abandoned.

da Vinci











Advice by Great Gurus  


Leo Tolstoy advice quotes

Love is life. All, everything that I understand,
I understand only because I

Leo Tolstoy

Confucius advice

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.
do and I understand.


Pablo Picasso advice quotes

Everything you can imagine is real.


Steve Jobs advices

You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. Once you get there, you can move mountains.

Steve Jobs


Russian Proverbs

Morning is wiser than the evening.


Vadim Kotelnikov quotes

If you stop learning, you stop
creating history and become history.  >>>

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