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The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. Leonardo DaVinci#Understanding 71
Leonardo DaVinci#Understanding 71
Principles for the Development of a Complete Mind: Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses - especially learn how to see. Realise that everything connects to everything else. Leonardo DaVinci#Art 65
Leonardo DaVinci#Art 65
Three classes of people: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see. Leonardo DaVinci#Humanity 58
Leonardo DaVinci#Humanity 58
Although human subtlety makes a variety of inventions by different means to the same end, it 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. Leonardo DaVinci#Nature 53
Leonardo DaVinci#Nature 53
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect. Leonardo DaVinci#Laziness 51
Leonardo DaVinci#Laziness 51
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. Leonardo DaVinci#Censorship 50
Leonardo DaVinci#Censorship 50
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue. Leonardo DaVinci#Mankind 49
Leonardo DaVinci#Mankind 49
Every now and then go away and have a little relaxation. To remain constantly at work will diminish your judgment. Go some distance away, because work will be in perspective and a lack of harmony is more readily seen. Leonardo DaVinci#Vacations 47
Leonardo DaVinci#Vacations 47
The fox when it sees a flock of herons or magpies or birds of that kind, suddenly flings himself on the ground with his mouth open to look as he were dead; and these birds want to peck at his tongue, and he bites off their heads. Leonardo DaVinci#DeceptionLying 47
Leonardo DaVinci#DeceptionLying 47
The men of experiment are like the ant; they only collect and use. But the bee . . . gathers its materials from the flowers of the garden and of the field, but transforms and digests it by a power of its own. Leonardo DaVinci#Creativity 47
Leonardo DaVinci#Creativity 47
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