Leonardo da Vinci Quotes (266 quotes)




Leonardo da Vinci
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Variant: "He who in reasoning cites authority is making use of his memory rather than of his intellect. " - Thoughts on Art and Life by Leonardo da Vinci (Merrymount Press, 1906 edition), p. 11
Leonardo da Vinci
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The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, XIX Philosophical Maxims. Morals. Polemics and Speculations
Leonardo da Vinci
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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, translated by Jean Paul Richter (1888), I - Prolegomena and General Introduction to the Book on Painting


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Leonardo da Vinci
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Born: April 15, 1452

Died: May 2, 1519 (aged 67)

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Artist

Bio: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal.

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